Gilmore to announce decision on Friday

South Pointe (Rock Hill, SC) 4-star cornerback Stephon Gilmore is one of the most highly regarded prospects in the Palmetto State this recruiting year, and the dynamic athlete is set to put an end to his recruitment this Friday when he announces his college decision at a news conference at his school. Read inside for all the details. spoke with South Pointe Head Coach Bobby Carroll on Tuesday afternoon, and he confirmed Stephon Gilmore's plans to announce his decision this Friday.

"I'm going to talk with my AD today, and we're going to have a press conference on Friday," said Carroll. "This isn't official yet, but I would think we'll have it around lunch time, probably 12 o'clock."

Gilmore, the nation's no. 27 ranked cornerback prospect according to, has taken official visits to Tennessee, South Carolina, and Alabama the last three weekends. Those three schools are thought to be Gilmore's finalists heading into his Friday announcement.

There was speculation that Gilmore might make one final visit to in-state program Clemson before coming to a decision, but that does not appear to be the case, according to Carroll.

Stay tuned to for full coverage of Gilmore's announcement on Friday afternoon.

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