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Gamecocks land Alabama sleeper

Coach Ron Cooper has a history of finding hidden gems in the state of Alabama like Captain Munnerlyn and Darian Stewart and helping them develop into quality SEC defensive backs. On Monday night, Cooper landed another sleeper DB from the Yellowhammer State when Lee High School (Huntsville, AL) standout Jarrett Burns received a USC offer and committed to the Gamecocks on the spot.

The 6'3", 185 pound Burns, who racked up 79 tackles and 1 interception as a safety in his senior season, talked about the series of events that led to him receiving a South Carolina offer and ultimately pledging his commitment to the Gamecocks on Monday night. "I committed to South Carolina tonight," said Burns. "It's just been a real long process with South Carolina since the spring. Me and...

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