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According to an interview with Phil Kornblut, South Carolina has the best shot at flipping 3-star junior college defensive end Dorian Gerald, who’s been committed to Tennessee since July 6.
“If I ever were to flip,” Gerald said, “they probably stand the best chance.”
Florida and Texas A&M are also in the mix, but South Carolina is in line to host him for an official visit the weekend of the Wofford game.
“The interest level for me at South Carolina has gone up,” Gerald said. “They still want me. They still love me. They are still heavily involved. I’ve actually been hearing more from different coaches now.”
Gerald committed to Tennessee after he and his family were wowed by an unofficial visit to Knoxville.
“Not only did they make me feel comfortable, they made my parents feel 100 percent at home,” he said. “Your first impression is everything and they made a huge first impression. A big reason South Carolina couldn’t do that is because my whole family wasn’t there like they were at Tennessee.
“This visit to South Carolina is huge. That’s my home state. It would make everyone happy to see me in garnet and black.”
Currently enrolled at College of the Canyons in California, Gerald attended West Florence High School.
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