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With 4-star prospect Dakereon Joyner already on board with South Carolina, the Gamecocks coaches continue to evaluate their options for a second take at quarterback.
Cordel Littlejohn, who’s ranked by the 247Sports composite as the No. 43 dual-threat quarterback in the country, is among the prospects on the radar for South Carolina.
The 6-foot-4, 190-pound 3-star QB from Roswell (Ga.) High School was on campus in Columbia last month for a camp workout with offensive coordinator Kurt Roper.
“It was really good. He said I threw really well. He was really impressed with my mechanics and what I’ve been able to do,” Littlejohn said. “What he was trying to teach — he was really surprised — what he was teaching I was already doing, so that was really good for him to see that.
“He told me to keep in touch and he might want to see me play a little bit of senior [year] ball and also playing 7A ball, moving to Georgia, so that’s what he really told me after the camp.”
In January, Littlejohn moved to Roswell from Lincolnton, N.C., where he passed for 3,700 yards with 50 touchdowns and 6 interceptions as a junior. He rushed for 400 yards and 6 scores.
He’s also visited Alabama, Georgia and Louisville this summer. On July 21, he’ll head back to Louisville for camp.
“I’d have to say Louisville is really close [to offering]. I think, when I go up there on the 21st and do really well, I think they might extend an offer,” Littlejohn said. “South Carolina, they’ve been on me hard. They told me that they like me a lot.
“I think after [Roper] sees me play this season, I think he might make a decision. But, right now, the only two really are Louisville and South Carolina.”
Illinois and Tulane have offered, though contact is minimal.
“Really, the main thing for me is getting a degree,” Littlejohn said. “If they have what I want, academically, that’s big. … If I’m comfortable going there. If I can see myself going there without playing football. If I could go there without playing football, that would be big. Just feeling at home, talking to God about what I want to do. That’s the main thing.”