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South Carolina coach Will Muschamp and the Gamecocks will welcome 3-star cornerback and 2019 prospect Johnny Dixon to Columbia for an official visit this weekend.

South Carolina to host another official visitor; Gamecocks commits arrive at Muschamp Camp

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It’s official

Three-star cornerback and 2019 prospect Johnny Dixon announced on Tuesday that he plans to return to Columbia for an official visit with the South Carolina Gamecocks on Friday, June 15.

“I’m taking [official visits] earlier, to make a decision,” Dixon told SEC Country.

The Tampa, Fla., native is rated as the No. 366 overall prospect and No. 35 cornerback for 2019, according to the 247Sports composite.

Face time

A number of South Carolina commits were also on campus Wednesday, including 3-star junior college defensive tackle Jahkeem Green.

“Defensive line coach Lance Thompson was at Green’s side throughout the morning portion of camp, before the participants broke for lunch,” McGranahan wrote. “During lunch, Green visited with Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp for a sit-down conversation at the indoor facility office.”

The 247Sports composite tabs the former Sumter (S.C.) High School standout as the No. 1 JUCO defensive tackle for 2019.

Turning heads

Class of 2019 3-star guard Jakai Moore attended the Wednesday session of Will Muschamp Football Camp.

“The No. 15-ranked guard in the Class of 2019 got plenty of attention at camp from offensive line coach Eric Wolford,” SEC Country’s Hale McGranahan wrote. “A handful of schools remain under consideration by Moore, including Penn State, Virginia and Virginia Tech.”

The 6-foot-6, 295-pound offensive lineman lists offers from South Carolina, Penn State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and more.

Offer out

The Gamecocks offered 2020 defensive back Brian Branch after a strong showing at Muschamp Camp.

Branch boasts additional offers from Cincinnati, East Carolina, Louisville, Georgia State and Indiana.

The Tyrone, Ga., native came to camp with PASS trainer Andre Powell. PASS Football Academy is a high school athlete training group based in Atlanta.

Reunited

South Carolina freshman cornerback Israel Mukuamu welcomed younger brother, Emmanuel, to campus.

The younger Mukuamu is a dual-threat quarterback in the Class of 2020.

Older brother Israel was a 3-star safety in the 2018 class when he signed with the Gamecocks in December.

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Arriving soon

Four-star quarterback and South Carolina commit Ryan Hilinski will arrive in Columbia on Thursday for an unofficial visit.

Hilinski is expected to try and recruit fellow Southern California native, 5-star CB Chris Steele, to join him at South Carolina. Steele plans to take his official visit to see the Gamecocks this weekend.

Picture this

Could South Carolina fans see wide receivers Bryan Edwards, Deebo Samuel, OrTre Smith and Shi Smith all on the field together this fall? It’s possible…

Edwards was one of the SEC’s best in receptions (64) and receiving yards (793) last season. The Smiths combined for 59 catches for 735 yards and 5 touchdowns as true freshmen in 2017.

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