Noah Whiteside is fast becoming the top Wide Receiver in the state. Each and every week someone is discovering this speedster in the upstate and looking for a map to Sirrine Stadium to watch the Raider passing attack.
After many years of struggling, the Red Raiders have the locals excited again with dreams of Region Championships, wins over long standing rivals and perhaps a deep run into the playoffs. If the Raiders hope to make that run then leading the way will be their All American Wide Receiver Noah Whiteside.
Noah has enjoyed a fantastic career at
Noah will play both ways as a starter this year and returns punts and kickoffs.
He has 8 official offers from USC, Clemson,
The word from Greenville is that he is a strong USC lean at this time but meeting with coaches and seeing campus' around the South could change his outlook even though most feel he will make Columbia his home in 2003.
Noah is also a strong student with over a 3.0 GPA and looks to be a full academic qualifier.
Other players for the Raiders that are looking for a strong 2002 and the colleges they are considering.
John Lindsey- USC, UT- Chattanooga
David Jones- Furman, Vandy, Pitt
Johnnie Powell- UMass, UT- Chattanooga, Wake Forrest
Chris Carter- Furman, PC, Wofford
Owen Lucas- Middle
Corey Lambert- JR- Every D-1 school in the
Alex Pearson, Travil Jamison- underclassman