Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Redshirt freshman offensive lineman who figures to be the top candidate to fill the big shoes left by T.J. Johnson at the center position... listed as the No. 1 center entering the fall ahead of Clayton Stadnik... considered a very competitive player with a bright future... recognized at the 2013 Garnet & Black Spring Game as the Most Improved Freshman on offense during the spring.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-time all-state selection at Armwood High in Seffner, Fla., graduating in 2012.. coached by Sean Callahan... helped the Hawks to a 15-0 record and a Class 6A state title as a senior... team finished third nationally in USA Today's poll... first-team All-Hillsborough County as a junior, according to the Tampa Tribune... named to the Super 75 by the Florida Times-Union... selected to the 2011 Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register... ranked 36th among the Gainesville Sun Florida's Top 50 prospects... was the state's No. 40 prospect according to FlaVarsity.com... was a three-star prospect, the nation's 16th-best guard and the 47th-best player in the state by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 37th-best offensive guard by Scout.com... a three-star recruit, the nation's 33rd-best guard and the 70th-best player in the state according to ESPN.com... a three-star recruit, the nation's second-best center and the 55th-best player in Florida by 247Sports.com... the PrepStar All-American committed to Carolina over Georgia... had offers from Florida State, North Carolina and Tennessee among others.
PERSONAL: Cody Waldrop was born July 8, 1993... is a criminal justice major at South Carolina.