South Carolina Gamecocks Demetrius Smalls “I love being a part of This Family”


South Carolina Gamecocks Cornerback Demetrius Smalls excited about being at USC, “I love being a part of This Family.” and ” Thankful for every opportunity.”

Demetrius, A sophomore at USC was born in Beaufort, SC Graduating from Bluffton High School in 2013, coached by Ken Cribb… served as a team captain… earned the squad’s Best Receiver Award… turned down a scholarship offer from Army. Born December 20, 1994… is a sport and entertainment management major

What is the Best Thing about being at USC ?

DS:  ” The best thing about USC is the WHOLE environment, the people and the Fans surrounded by it ”

According to Smalls his greatest accomplishments to date, ” Four score athlete in football , basketball , Cross Country, Track an Field for Bluffton High an playing football for the University of South Carolina.”

What is your goals for 2015 ?

DS: ” Winning an SEC & National Championshsip for the Gamecocks as a team effort.”

Who is your inspiration ? Why?

” My Mom inspires me because she is the strongest person I know. She has been through a lot, but still keeps her faith and strength, my support system.”

How would you describe Gamecock Football and your life at USC ? 

DS: ” Its a blast and really a dream come true !!! I enjoy and embrace every moment and oppurtunity that presents itself to me. I love being a part of this family and believe it’s one of the Best decisions I ever made. No Regrets!”

As for “pregame rituals”, this Gamecock stated, “Throw my beats on, listen to music and get War Ready!”

#39 on the field, Smalls loves to take to the court in his spare time, ” Believe it or not , I love to play basketball and video games.”

It was an absolute pleasure to chat with Demetrius. If it all possible, he gets me even more excited about football. In my opinion, A True Gamecock.