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Rico McWilliams
Rico McWilliams

RS Sophomore

Hampton, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184


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Gamecocks Hold Scrimmage Saturday

Practice Report Number 12


Gamecocks Return to the Practice Fields Tuesday

Football Practice Report


Gamecock Gameday: Football Hosts Mississippi State On Saturday

Kickoff set for 12:21 p.m. on SEC-TV


Gamecock Gameday: Football Heads To Missouri

Kickoff at 7 p.m ET on ESPN2


South Carolina Leads 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list

Important spring for the redshirt sophomore cornerback... listed as a starter entering the spring... should be back at full strength after suffering a knee injury prior to the 2012 campaign... has made a pair of starts.

2013: Redshirt freshman cornerback who continues to work his way back after suffering a knee injury at the beginning of the 2012 season... played in nine games... made the start at Arkansas and recorded his only tackle in that contest... also made the start in the Capital One Bowl win against Wisconsin... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll... sat out the spring as he continued to rehab from a knee injury suffered early in fall camp 2012.

2012: Suffered a season-ending left knee injury during the second practice of the preseason... underwent surgery in mid-August.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned AAAA first-team all-state honors at Lovejoy High in Hampton, Ga. as a senior, graduating in 2012... coached by Al Hughes... helped his team to a 14-1 record as a senior and a spot in the state title game and was 24-2 over his last two seasons... named to the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl... named to the AJC All-Area team... logged 40 tackles and two interceptions, along with 12 receptions for 301 yards as a senior... had 35 tackles and two picks as a junior... named one of Clayton Country's "Fantastic Four" prior to his senior season... played wide receiver early in his career before moving to cornerback... a three-star prospect, the state's 30th-best player and the nation's 26th-best cornerback according to rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 28th-best cornerback by a three-star recruit, the country's 89th-best cornerback and the state's 91st-best player according to a three-star recruit, the nation's 62nd-best cornerback and the 71st-best player in the state by selected Carolina over 16 other offers.

PERSONAL: Rico McWilliams was born July 31, 1993... is undecided on his major field of study.

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