The chart lists Minnesota transfer Max Shortell first, but places “or” with Eli Jenkins and then Kyle West. Shortell is the only one who has thrown a pass in a college game.
There are numerous of first-year Gamecocks on the list.
First-year players Josh Barge and Markis Merrill are listed No. 1 at the wide receiver spots. Barges, listed ahead of Cherokee County’s Gabe Chambers, didn’t play last season while recovering from an injury suffered in his high school track season.
Division I transfers Caleb Gulledge (Alabama) and Michael Flint (Arkansas State) are listed No. 2 on the left side of the offensive line. Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference lineman Tarik Milner also is listed No. 2.
Center Casey Dunn of Hewitt-Trussville and receiver Anthony Johnson of Maplesville are the only true freshmen listed on the two-deep.
Defensively, Division I transfers Chris Landrum (Auburn) and Kameron Wood (Ole Miss) are 1-2 at defensive end. Appalachian State transfer Jamill Lott is listed as a No. 2 cornerback.
“These are guys that have worked hard,” JSU coach Bill Clark said in a statement. “They’ve worked hard to get into that two-deep. … I feel like we’ve got three guys at a lot of spots that can play. Hats off to the guys that got to be in that two-deep.”