COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina arguably made its largest splash within the switch portal period of faculty soccer Monday evening.
A pair of big-name Oklahoma transfers, quarterback Spencer Rattler and tight finish Austin Stogner, each introduced their commitments to hitch the Gamecocks by way of their Twitter pages. Monday simply so occurred to be the first day of South Carolina’s bowl apply for the Duke’s Mayo Bowl Dec. 30 in Charlotte.
Rattler, an Arizona native, was the nation’s highest-rated pro-style quarterback popping out of highschool in 2019. After redshirting behind Jalen Hurts in 2019, Rattler earned freshman of the yr honors in 2020, throwing for greater than 3,000 yards and 28 touchdowns.
He joins South Carolina with 16 begins beneath his belt, successful 14 of these video games whereas having performed on a few of faculty soccer’s largest phases.
Stogner caught simply 14 passes in 2021 for Oklahoma, following a bout with staph an infection in his leg as he labored his means again to full well being this yr.
Earlier than his damage, the then sophomore tight finish was a second crew all-Massive 12 choice with 26 receptions for 422 yards and three scores.
Each are related with Beamer, who was on Lincoln Riley’s workers in Norman, Oklahoma from 2018-2020. Rattler and Stogner have been extremely sought-after transfers since deciding to go away the Sooners following the conclusion of the 2021 common season in late November.
The pair must be rapid contributors for the Gamecocks subsequent season.
This text initially appeared on Greenville Information: Oklahoma’s Spencer Rattler, Austin Stogner switch to South Carolina