Gamecocks Offer Class of 2009 Offensive Lineman

St Stephen (SC) Timberland offensive lineman Quinton Washington was introduced by this past season as one of the Class of 2009's top football players. Now,
the 6-4, 318lbs offensive tackle has his first offer on the table after a school visit by
South Carolina.
"Coach Steve Spurrier, Jr was in school today," said Timberland head coach
Art Craig, "and extended an offer for Quinton."
According to Craig, Spurrier, Jr, said they recognized the big sophomore during the AAA
State Championship game and were impressed by his athleticism and feet for such a big man.
Washington is definitely athletic. He finished 5th overall in the unlimited category at
the State Strength Championships this season as a sophomore. He bench pressed 330lbs,
squatted 550lbs, and jumped a 27 inch vertical jump - very impressive for a big man. He
also ran a 5.6 40 yard dash.
"We're excited about this young man," said Craig. "He's got a world of
potential and he's really still growing and will get a lot stronger than he already
Washington will be attending the 2007 All-State Football Combine.