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Rashad Fenton
Rashad  Fenton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Carol City

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 183

Position:
DB

Experience:
2 VL

Major:
Public Health


Junior defensive back who has played both the cornerback and nickelback position... also a talented returner on special teams... has appeared in 22 games over the past two seasons with seven career starts... has returned one kickoff for a touchdown.

2016: Appeared in 12 games with seven starts... logged 38 tackles, with five pass breakups and an interception... had a tackle, a pair of pass breakups and a forced fumble in a starting assignment at Vandy... got the start and made four solo stops at both Mississippi State and at Kentucky... missed the Georgia game with an injury... returned a pair of kicks for 72 yards, including a 50-yard effort and broke up one pass in the UMass win... made four tackles and combined with Darius English for his first career half-sack in the Tennessee win... had five tackles, one TFL and an interception against Missouri... his pick came on the Carolina 2-yard line and stopped a likely Mizzou score, keeping the game tied at 21... logged a career-high six tackles at Clemson... tallied five stops in the Birmingham Bowl vs. USF.

2015: Saw action in 10 games... credited with two tackles... averaged 26.1 yards on 14 kick returns, ranking fifth in the SEC... did not play against North Carolina... saw extensive action at cornerback in the second half against Kentucky and Georgia... broke loose on the first kickoff return of his career at LSU, rambling 96 yards to paydirt... it was the first time he touched the ball in his collegiate career and was the Gamecocks' first kick return for a score since the 2002 season... also logged a pair of tackles against the Tigers... did not make the trip to Tennessee... had three kick returns for 83 yards against The Citadel... had four kick returns for 88 yards against Clemson.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Miami Carol City High School in Miami Gardens, Fla. in 2015... coached by Aubrey Hill, who played for Coach Spurrier at Florida... played in the International Bowl in Arlington, Texas, following the season... started on the varsity squad at Norland High as a freshman... rated a three-star prospect by Rivals... is a three-star prospect and the 119th-best cornerback in the country according to Scout... considered a three-star prospect, the 58th-best player in the state of Florida and the 45th-best cornerback in the country by 247Sports... regarded as a three-star prospect, the 224th-best player in the state and the No. 97 cornerback in the country by ESPN... selected South Carolina over Louisville and Florida.

PERSONAL: Rashad Khambrell Fenton was born February 17, 1997... is a public health major.