Shorter Deke Adams: I don’t really know the coaches on the South Carolina staff all that well, I’ve never recruited the state and my primary responsibility will be not to mess up the best player on the team with my coaching. That’s a helluva job!
"Offensive tackles is what we need," Smart said. "I think if you combed the country and asked every SEC coach, he's going to say, 'We're most deficient at offensive tackle.' It's the rarest find. You want a 6-5, 6-6 kid. They don't grow on trees." -- Macon Telegraph, 2/3/16