Antoine Wilder, a 5-11, 175-pound defensive back from Atlanta, became South Carolina's third football commitment in two days when he accepted an offer while at the Gamecocks' camp on Friday.
Wilder is a high school teammate of Arden Key, a defensive end who had already committed to USC. Wilder said he went into the camp hoping for an offer so that he could join his friend with the Gamecocks.
"It's SEC football," Wilder said. "They only lost two games last year. They are championship bound, and the way the recruiting class is going this year is great."
Wilder plays safety and corner in high school. He said he should have no trouble fitting into USC's base 4-2-5 scheme.
"They run the same defense we run in high school," he said. "I wouldn't have to change up any scheme. They are aggressive and play a lot of man and that's what I love. I don't like to play conservative. I don't like to back off. I want to go after it."
Last season Wilder had 122 tackles and two interceptions for Hapeville Charter.
He's the Gamecocks' 16th commitment for the 2015 class and the second for the secondary.
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