South Carolina has picked up a major 2015 commitment, as weak-side defensive end Shameik Blackshear from Bluffton, S.C., has committed to the Gamecocks.
Kipp Adams of ESPN.com reports on the commitment:
Blackshear goes on to explain why he chose the Gamecocks, per Adams: "I chose South Carolina because I know I can guide and lead the program when it is my turn," Blackshear said. "South Carolina is a great place to be, and I am loved all over Columbia."
Blackshear is 6'4'', 235 pounds, and he's only a rising junior. Those measurables alone are impressive, but this tweet from Tony Morrell of TheBigSpur.com sets the bar quite high for the 2015 recruit: