Damani Staley will continue his family’s legacy at South Carolina.
The three-star outside linebacker from Ridge View (Columbia, S.C.) announced his commitment to the Gamecocks via Twitter on Wednesday morning.
— #️⃣3️⃣0️⃣ (@damani_staley) March 9, 2016
Staley is the son of former South Carolina running back Duce Staley, who ranks 16th all-time on the school’s rushing leaderboard with 1,852 yards in two seasons. The elder Staley ran for 1,116 yards in 1996, which is the fifth-highest single-season rushing yardage total in program history.
Staley is rated the No. 16 prospect from the state of South Carolina, per the 247Sports Composite.