The injury suffered last season by South Carolina cornerback Akeem Auguste may have been a blessing in disguise.
The senior defensive back from Hollywood, Florida suffered a foot injury that caused him to miss all of the 2011 season except for the Georgia game. Auguste was awarded a medical redshirt season for the 2011 year and will be back for the Gamecocks in 2012.
It's a good thing starting cornerback Stephon Gilmore made his way to the NFL draft, leaving open a starting spot for the veteran Gamecock.
Akeem Auguste should play a major role for the Gamecocks defense in 2012. Here's a few things you should know about Auguste.