Kelsey Griffin commits to South Carolina Gamecocks

Streeter Lecka - Getty Images

Spurrier lands a top defensive lineman.

Kelsey Griffin, a top defensive tackle recruit out of Mill Creek (Ga.) High School, committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks Wednesday.

Griffin had previously been committed to the Georgia Bulldogs, but hours later it came out that he was not really committed. The implication was that Georgia was not ready to accept his commitment, perhaps due to numbers. Schools are not permitted to comment on recruits.

In Griffin, South Carolina is getting a 6'2, 282-pound tackle with excellent quickness. He is a consensus four-star recruit with many SEC offers, including Auburn and Tennessee, plus Florida State.

Future teammate and superstar linebacker recruit Matt Rolin was happy to see Griffin commit.

Griffin is the 21st commitment of the 2013 class for the Gamecocks. His commitment comes on the heels of a big South Carolina win over Georgia.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.