Gamecocks In the Mix For Curry

Boyd H. Anderson (Lauderdale Lakes, FL) offensive lineman Branden Curry has seen his stock rise considerably in recent months. After attending several prospect camps this summer, Curry, who is rated a 3-star prospect by, now claims offers from four schools, and on top of that, he is receiving interest from several of the top programs in the southeast.

Branden Curry, who measures in at 6'5, 330 pounds, named the four schools that have extended offers to him.

"Pittsburgh, South Carolina, FIU (Florida International University, and Louisiana Lafayette."

When asked if he had any favorites at this time, Curry responded by saying, "not really."

Curry did, however, state what he likes about two schools in particular.

South Carolina - "At South Carolina, Steve Spurrier runs a great offense, and he likes to pass the ball a lot. I like to pass block a lot."

Pittsburgh - "They have a good overall team that's building up right now. They are trying to bring in some recruits right now to make a stronger team. I know their recruiting coordinator, Charlie Partridge, and he's from Plantation (FL), which is like ten minutes away from here. He's from South Florida."

Curry, who bench presses 340 pounds, stated that he is planning on taking a few visits during the fall, and even though he does not currently have a list of favorites, he knows three schools that he is looking forward to visiting the most.

"I'm going to try to make a visit to South Carolina, Florida State, Pittsburgh, and I'm not too sure, but I think those three are going to be my main three for right now."

The massive lineman prospect does not have any dates set yet for those visits, but he does have an idea of when he would like to make a final decision.

"Sometime after the season."

Curry, who is being recruited by Robert Gillespie for the Gamecocks, stated a few factors that will ultimately play into his decision.

"Academics, playing time, and I'd say population, because I like to be around a lot of people. I like to make new friends, so I'd say population and diversity of people."

When asked to describe himself as a player, the South Florida native said that his dependability is what sets him apart.

"I would say I'm the type of player that gets the job done."

Curry, who did not allow a single sack all of last season, took the time to describe his strengths as a player, as well as one area he would like to improve in.

"I would say pass blocking is my strength. My run blocking is ok, but it's not as good as my pass blocking."

Curry finished by stating a couple of goals for his upcoming senior season.

"I would like for my team to win the state championship. Well, first I want us to win the district championship. After we pass that goal, then I would like for my team to go to state and win the state championship. That would be the first time in Boyd Anderson history."

Stay tuned to for the latest news on this Sunshine State prospect.

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