Nov 24, 2012; Clemson, SC, USA; A general view of a South Carolina Gamecocks helmet prior to the game against the Clemson Tigers at Clemson Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Poona Ford Visits South Carolina


2014 defensive tackle Poona Ford unofficially visited the South Carolina Gamecocks for their Outback Bowl practice on December 16th. South Carolina offered at Ford on December 14th and he named South Carolina his favorite after the visit.

Ford currently has offers from four teams. These teams include: South Carolina, Illinois, Marshall, and Toledo.

He is a 6’1″, 280 pound defensive tackle from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. He played this past season at Hilton Head High School.

Hilton Head made it to the Class AAA South Carolina State Playoff. However, they lost to Strom Thurmond High School in the first round, 62-20.

Poona Ford recorded 154 tackles and 44 tackles for loss during his junior season.

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