Well, the first football recruit for the Class of 2014 is in for the South Carolina Gamecocks as Joe Blue gave his pledge to be a future Gamecock.
Blue, 6-foot 235 lbs., chose USC over scholarship offers from the likes of Auburn, Florida, Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech. He played linebacker out of Dillion HS and was rated the No. 20 ILB in the country by 247Sports. He could get a look at fullback at USC as he was a hard-nosed running back in high school and with his type size-speed combo it could earn him a look on the offensive side of the ball.
He will be joining fellow Dillon teammates D.J. Park, Bryce King and Kwinton Smith in Columbia.
Here is a highlight reel of him to get a idea of what kind of player USC is getting: