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The holiday dead period for football recruiting started Monday and will run through Jan. 14, and the break couldn’t have come at a better time for South Carolina.
Defensive lineman Albert Huggins of Orangeburg-Wilkinson is the state’s top uncommitted senior prospect. He has slow played his recruiting all year, but with plans on graduating early and enrolling in college in January, the recruiting pace is quickening for him.
This year’s annual Clemson-South Carolina football tilt won’t be played at night and will be overshadowed nationally by other rivalry games being played Saturday. Just don’t say that to the players, coaches or fans the game has less meaning this year.
When senior wide receiver Christian Owens (6-5, 210) of Griffin, Ga., decommitted from Georgia earlier this month, he quickly declared a commitment to South Carolina, but then backtracked from the pledge, saying he needed to make his official visit first.