Former Gamecock QB Inks Deal With Miami

A recent Gamecock quarterback has inked a deal that will make his home in south Florida for the next three seasons according to this official press release that we received from his new team ...

The Miami Dolphins have signed linebacker Corey Jenkins, their first of three sixth-round picks in this year's NFL Draft (181st overall), to a three-year contract.

Jenkins, 26, is the first of Miami's nine 2003 draft choices to sign.

The 6-0, 220-pound Jenkins was a two-year letterman at the University of South Carolina (2001-02). He spent a majority of his collegiate career as a quarterback before being switched to safety for the final two games of his senior season of 2002. In his collegiate career, he completed 111 of 204 passes for 1,528 yards with seven touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

Jenkins grew up in Columbia, S.C. where he attended Dreher High School. He was a first-round draft choice of the Boston Red Sox as an outfielder coming out of high school. He spent four years (1995-9 in the minor league systems of both the Red Sox and White Sox before enrolling at Garden City (Kan.) Community College in 1999, where he spent two years before attending the University of South Carolina.

Jenkins joins former Gamecock strong safety Arturo Freeman on the Miami Dolphin defense.

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