Monday August 11th, 2014

Zackary Bailey, a highly-touted offensive lineman from Summerville, S.C., announced on Twitter Monday that he has verbally committed to South Carolina.

The 6-foot-5, 300-pound Bailey is the No. 5-ranked offensive guard and the No. 115-ranked player in the country, according to the recruiting website Rivals.com.

He is the fourth offensive lineman and 26th player in the class of 2015 to verbally commit to the Gamecocks.

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South Carolina's 2015 recruiting class includes 13 four-star commitments and is ranked No. 2 in the country, behind Alabama.

The Gamecocks, ranked ninth in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, open the season Aug. 28 at home against Texas A&M.

- Chris Johnson

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