4-star WR to enroll at South Carolina in January

Class of 2016 four-star wide receiver Bryan Edwards has signed his financial aid papers and will enroll at South Carolina in January, according to Sam Spiegelman of SEC Country.

Edwards, a former star at Conway High School in the Myrtle Beach area, joins what is looking like a stacked recruiting class for first-year Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp. On top of Edwards, South Carolina will also welcome four-star quarterback Brandon McIlwain, JUCO transfer Jamarcus King and three-star running back C.J. Freeman.

Edwards won’t get to work on the field immediately after suffering a knee injury back in October, but it should be noted that he posted 53 catches for 969 yards and nine scores prior to that. He was a finalist for the state’s Mr. Football and also had offers from Clemson, Georgia and Florida, plus many others.

Needless to say, after a lost 2015, 2016 could end up being a fine rebound year for South Carolina.

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