Mike Davis Makes Case for Starting Role
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Lanky receiver with a bright future... was redshirted in his first season as a Gamecock... also tried out for the Carolina baseball team this spring, but did not make the final roster... recognized at the 2013 spring game for making "Big Plays" on defense during the spring... listed with the second-team unit entering the fall.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Logged 34 receptions for 564 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior and 42 catches for 809 yards and 15 scores as a junior at Dillon (S.C.) High... graduated in 2012... coached by Jackie Hayes... played in the Shrine Bowl and in the Offense-Defense All-American Game in Arlington, Texas... was all-region in both football and baseball... has considered being a two-sport athlete in college... selected to the Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register... earned the Jordan Lyles Three-Sport Athlete Award... was a three-star prospect, the sixth-best player in the state and the 51st-best wide receiver by Rivals.com... rated a four-star prospect, the nation's 21st-best wide receiver and the 131st-best player overall by Scout.com... a four-star recruit, the fourth-best player in the state and the 33rd-best wideout according to ESPN.com... considered the No. 5 prospect in the state, the 37th-best wide receiver and a four-star recruit by 247Sports.com... selected Carolina over many schools including Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, Florida and LSU.
PERSONAL: Kwinton Smith was born March 1, 1994... is undecided on his major field of study... drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 14th round of the 2012 MLB Draft as an outfielder.