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Signee profile: JerQuari Schofield

Signee profile: JerQuari Schofield

Football coaches covet left tackles who can protect a quarterback's blind side, so it's a little surprising that South Carolina head man Steve Spurrier recently let one slip across the state border.

JerQuari Schofield, a 6-6, 315-pounder, proved his pass-protecting skills during a standout career at South Aiken High, roughly 60 miles from the SC campus in Columbia. When National Signing Day arrived last February, however, he opted for the Tennessee Vols instead of the home-state Gamecocks. "South Carolina was on me at first," Schofield recalled by phone from his family home in Aiken. "Then...

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