Six University of South Carolina football players were selected for Phil Steele's 2024 Preseason All-SEC Teams, with Hunter Rogers as the sole first-team All-SEC choice and a second-team All-America selection. Other notable Gamecocks on the list include Raheim Sanders, Debo Williams, Nick Emmanwori, Kai Kroeger, and Tonka Hemingway.

By the Numbers
  • Hunter Rogers named first-team All-SEC and second-team All-America
  • Raheim Sanders recognized as a first-team All-SEC pick by AP in 2022
State of Play
  • Hunter Rogers has been the Gamecocks' long snapper since midway through the 2021 season
  • Raheim Sanders transferred from the University of Arkansas and was limited to six games last season due to injury
  • Debo Williams led the Gamecocks with 113 tackles in 2023
  • Nick Emmanwori has logged 156 tackles in his two seasons with the Gamecocks
  • Kai Kroeger returns for his fifth year as the Gamecocks' punter, maintaining a career average of 43.9 yards per punt
  • Tonka Hemingway has played in all 48 games over the past four seasons with 17 starts
What's Next

The Gamecocks are set to kick off their 2024 season against the Old Dominion Monarchs on Aug. 31

Bottom Line

Six Gamecocks, including standout players like Hunter Rogers and Raheim Sanders, have been recognized on Phil Steele's 2024 Preseason All-SEC Teams, setting high expectations for the upcoming season.