Scouting the Independence Bowl

A return to the post-season for both programs. After a slow start Steve Spurrier and the Gamecocks pulled several upsets late in the year. Mostly late round picks in this contest.

South Carolina

 Name Pos # Yr Rnd Report
Na'Shan Goddard T 78 5Sr 5/6 Good sized blocker with growth potential.  Possible starter on the right side.
Ricardo Hurley OLB 42 4Sr FA
Flashes skill yet showed little consistency in college.
Lance Laury ILB 48 5Sr FA
Put together a solid senior campaign yet has never lived up to expectations after a great freshman campaign.
Jabari Levey T 70 4Sr FA
Collegiate tackle whose best position at the next level is guard.  Potential back-up in the NFL.
Daccus Turman RB 32 4Sr FA

Tremaine Tyler CB 23 5Sr FA
Nice sized defensive back and potential dime player at the next level.


Name Pos # Yr Rnd Report
Sean Coffey WR 12 5Sr FA
King sized receiver with marginal speed.  Possible possession wide out at the next level.
Brad Ekwerekwu WR 86 3Jr FA
Flashes skill but never took his game to another level.
A.J. Kincade CB N 5Sr FA
DB with a compact build who best fits a zone scheme in the NFL.
Marcus King CB 36 5Sr 6\7
Athletic defensive back with solid size\speed numbers.  Must improve his overall game.
Tony Palmer G 52 5Sr FA Tough, slug-it-out lineman with limited upside.
Martin Rucker TE 82 3So 2\3 Terrific future prospect.
Jason Simpson S 6 5Sr FA
Tough competitor who should produce on special teams in the NFL.
Brad Smith QB 16 5Sr 6\7
Athletic collegiate passer who'll switch positions in the NFL.  Already slated to play receiver at the Shrine Game.


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