ATH, 5-7/160, Sweet Water HS
Comment: Despite his size, Aldridge can be a threat in every phase of the game.
OL, 6-3/270, Mobile Christian
Comment: Cagle as a four-year starter at center and a first-team All-State pick this season and helped pave the way for the Class 2A Back of the year finalist Tyler Rogers in 2012 and 2013.
LB, 6-2/220, Vestavia Hills HS
Comment: Helped the Rebels win back-to-back region titles.
QB, 5-11/190, Jonesboro, Ga. (Eagles Landing Christian)
Comment: A dual threat quarterback, Etheridge was Region 5-A Player of the Year and first-team all-state selection.
DL, 6-2/247, Robertsdale HS
Comment: Recorded 53 tackles, 23 for loss, and seven sacks to earn all-county honors.
OL, 6-6/290, Muscle Shoals HS
Comment: Helped the Trojans post a school-record 13 wins and advance to the state championship game.
DL, 6-2/296, Moundville (Hale County HS)
Comment: Finished his career with more than 400 tackles, 80 for loss, and 41 sacks.
RB, 6-2/193, Opelika, HS
Comment: Rushed for 988 yards and 10 touchdowns this past season after transferring from New Manchester High School.
OLB, 6-0/210, Buford, Ga. (Mill Creek HS)
Comment: Played running back as well as linebacker, but is expected to be a defensive player for the Gamecocks.
LB, 6-1/237, Jasper (Walker HS)
Comment: Moved to MLB as a junior and had 155 tackles, 22 for loss, and seven sacks.
LB, 6-3/230, Ashville HS
Comment: Started at quarterback for the Bulldogs for the first three games of this season, then moved to linebacker and tight end.
OL, 6-2/320, Fairhope (East Central Miss. CC)
Comment: A three-star prospect coming out of Fairhope HS, Samuels will bring instant experience to the Gamecocks’ offensive line.
OL, 6-5/298, Hayden HS
Comment: Played in the National Underclassmen All-American Game in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where he was named the Offensive Lineman of the Year.
LB, 6-1/230, LB, Opp HS
Comment: Recorded more than 100 tackles this season, more than 250 in his career.
DL, 6-7/270, Hamilton, Ga. (Harris County HS/Alabama)
Comment: Was four-star prospect coming out of high school and a top 25 defensive end nationally.
QB, 6-2/200, Matthews, N.C. (Butler HS/Georgia)
Comment: Was one of the top prep prospects in the country coming out of high school, but could never catch on at Georgia.
S, 6-1/192, S, Meridian, Miss. (Meridian HS/East Miss. CC/Georgia)
Comment: A four-star prospect in high school and one of the top safeties in the country.