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Gauthier goes inside his commitment to the Gamecocks By Phil Kornblut / March 19, 2020 / Recruiting Colten Gauthier USC worked hard to earn the commitment of QB Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA. The work started with head coach Will Muschamp and quarterbacks coach Dan Werner last spring when the offer went it. And it continued with Muschamp and his new quarterback's coach Mike Bobo when he came on board in December. Gauthier took five visits to USC over the last year, the last one coming earlier this month. At that point, he knew his decision. “I was originally planning on doing it (announcing) at the spring game,” Gauthier said. “I committed to Coach Muschamp about a week ago and I told him I was going to do it at the spring game. With this whole thing going on, I wasn’t too sure that was going to happen. I’m committed so I might as well go ahead and put it out because it’s uncertain what’s going to happen. That was the debate this morning (Wednesday), whether I should do it or I should wait. I decided to do it and send it out.” On that last visit, Gauthier got the chance to visit behind the scenes with Bobo and talk quarterbacking. Then, he got to watch a practice and watch Bobo teach what he preached. “I was listening to the offense and it is kind of surreal about how much he knows about the game of ball,” Gauthier said. “It’s convenient because he played the position, too. He gets it. I got to see it live. It was eye opening to see the offense in motion. And I talked to a lot of people too after I left South Carolina. Me and (Ryan) Hilinski are pretty tight. Me and Luke Doty are pretty tight, too. I asked them, what’s your take on Bobo, what’s your vibe? I asked KJ Carta-Samuels, who played for him at Colorado State, because I’m really tight with his brother Austyn Carta-Samuels. We hooked up. We talked about it. I heard really great things. I talked to my coach, Jeff Saturday, and heard a lot of great things. Prayed about it, thought about it for a while, then I decided to call Muschamp and commit to him.” Last season Gauthier passed for 2400 yards and 20 touchdowns. He’s ranked as one of the top pro-style quarterbacks in the country. And he feels like he can give Bobo exactly what he’s looking for in a quarterback. “I feel like my biggest strength is I’m able to touch everyone on the field,” Gauthier said. “He asks that you make every throw on the field, and you go as much as you can handle with that offense. I feel like that’s an advantage for me because I’m able to handle a lot of it, because of my arm ability and strength. So, the biggest thing for me fitting in wise, I’m able to make every throw on the field. That’s Coach Bobo’s offense right there. And that’s also probably a reason why I decided to commit. I feel like that’s a high level offense. That’s pro. That’s an NFL type offense. I have aspirations to go to the NFL. Why not go somewhere that’s going to be as close as possible to the real thing. That’s pretty much it for me and how I feel I will fit in.” Gauthier had double-digit offers and he had Ole Miss, Florida State and UCF also high up on his list. He is rated a 4-star prospect by Rivals and a 3-star by 247Sports.
4-star QB Colten Gauthier commits to Gamecocks March 18, 2020 / Recruiting Rivals bio 247sports bio Rivals star ranking 247sports star ranking Colten Gauthie USC Wednesday landed a commitment from 4-star QB Colten Gauthier (6-3 205) of Dacula, GA. Gauthier was offered by the Gamecocks last year while Dan Werner was the quarterback's coach, and new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Bobo picked right up on his recruiting once he arrived in December. Gauthier made at least five unofficial visits to USC for recruiting and camp purposes over the last year and had kept the Gamecocks high up on his list along with Florida State, Ole Miss, and UCF. Some of his other offers are Boston College, Duke, Virginia Tech, Colorado, Michigan State, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisville, Miami, Georgia Tech and Indiana. Gauthier last visited USC on March the 5th and he got the chance to go inside the offense and the quarterback position with Bobo. “I met with Coach Bobo for two hours and talked about life and football,” he said after that visit. “And I met with Coach Muschamp and Bobo In Muschamp’s office for about an hour and discussed how interested they are. I am a top priority. I told them they are definitely a top school and I’m looking to make a decision soon.” According to MaxPreps stats, last season Gauthier passed for 2401 yards, 20 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions. As a sophomore, he passed for 2088 yards, 19 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. Rivals rates him as a 4-star prospect and the #14 pro-style quarterback in the country. He’s ranked as the #26 prospect in Georgia by Rivals. 247Sports rates him as a 3-star prospect, the #18 pro-style quarterback nationally and #38 prospect in Georgia. Gauthier is the third new commitment for the Gamecocks’ 2021 class which now counts five members with two specialists carried over from the 2020 recruiting season.
Gamecock target 2021 QB Colten Gauthier was offered by Maryland Nov. 21, 2019 Gamecock target 2021 QB Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA was offered by Maryland. Gamecocks also has offered and he may return for a visit for the Clemson game. He has visited Clemson twice and the Tigers are interested but have not offered. Some of his other offers are Miami, Georgia Tech, Pitt, Vanderbilt, UCF, USF, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse, Kentucky, Duke, Colorado and Boston College.
Gamecock target QB Colten Gauthier will visit Missouri this weekend Nov. 13, 2019 2021 QB Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA, who has a Gamecocks offer and interest from Clemson, will visit Missouri this weekend.
2021 QB Colten Gauthier inching closer to decision after Gamecocks camp appearance June 23, 2019 | sportstalksc.com 2021 QB Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA made a return visit to USC Saturday to further show off his strong right arm in front of head coach Will Muschamp and quarterbacks coach Dan Werner. The two were already convinced Gauthier could win for them since they offered in May. Saturday gave Gauthier a chance to further develop his relationships with the two, and for his mother to get a good look at things. “This visit my mom was able to come,” Gauthier said. “While I was throwing for Muschamp and Werner, she was getting the tour of academics, weight room, and the nutritionist before lunch. At the end of camp, we all came together and went on a tour of campus and met with Coach Muschamp and Coach Werner in Muschamp’s office. We were also able to sit and talk to Marcus lattimore about life after football.” They also talked about life after these June camps and visits and where things stand with him in regard to his Gamecock offer. “I love the way Coach Werner coaches,” Gauthier said. “He’s very likable and very personable and makes things very easy with the footwork . He said he was very pleased with my performance and would love if I came to play for him at USC. Muschamp talked to us about how important I am in the 2021 class and if I committed he would accept. Again, I love South Carolina. We as a family, my head coach Jeff Saturday and my OC John Russ ( who was also on the visit) are going to sit down over the next few days and discuss all options. I can tell you South Carolina is a high priority.” Gauthier said he also spent a lot of time at the camp with Gamecock 2021 commitment WR Lovasea Carroll, and they’ve become close since playing in an all-star game after last season. Gauthier also has offers from Vanderbilt, UCF, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse, Kentucky, Pitt, Georgia Tech, Miami, Duke, Colorado and Boston College. This month he’s also been to Duke, Miami, Vanderbilt and UCF.
2021 QB Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA said Gamecocks a "high priority" for him after working out for the coaches in Saturday's camp. Going to sit down with family and coaches the next few days to discuss options.
One of USC's top 2021 QB targets Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA will make a return visit Saturday. He also visited May. He's also been to Georgia, Duke, Miami and Central Florida in recent weeks.
Gamecocks QB Colten Gauthier target returning camp next weekend June 14, 2019, | sportstalksc.com USC camps are continuing this weekend and Will Muschamp and Dan Werner are getting a look at some quarterbacks. The camps will conclude next weekend with one of the Gamecocks’ top 2021 quarterback targets returning for another chance to show the two coaches what he can do. QB Colten Gauthier 6'3" 190lbs of Dacula, GA last visited in May, and the coaches want to see him again in a camp setting. ” Been real good,” Gauthier said of the contact from the Gamecocks. “They are looking forward to getting me back to campus ASAP. He (Werner) He is just really looking forward to being able to put me thru drills. And I’m looking forward to Coach Muschamp watching me throw live and being able to coach me thru the camp.” Gauthier has picked up several major offers and is checking out a lot of schools this summer. He said USC remains one of his favorites. “I feel really, really good where I stand with them,” he said. “Definitely still a high priority.” Gauthier is coming off an appearance at the Georgia Tech camp earlier this week. He’s also been to Virginia Tech and Duke, and this weekend he is set to visit Miami and UCF. He also plans to visit West Virginia and would like to see Vanderbilt, Colorado, Kentucky and Louisville.
2021 QB target visits Gamecocks Thursday May 24, 2019, | sportstalkradionet.com USC has offered several 2021 quarterback prospects and a few have risen to a level of prominence in the eyes of Will Muschamp and quarterbacks coach Dan Werner. Apparently one of those is QB Colten Gauthier of Dacula, GA. Werner offered Gauthier earlier this month and Thursday the quarterback made his first trip to USC. He was impressed by what he saw, starting with Williams-Brice Stadium. “I was pretty amazed by it, it’s really a nice stadium” Gauthier said. “We pulled into the new facility where all the offices are and from the moment I walked in I was amazed with every little detail in the building. They really took care of me. They gave me a great photoshoot, really put in a lot of effort. They showed me a lot of love there. The strength coach was really nice, he took a lot of time to talk with me. I sat down with Coach Werner and and Coach Muschamp and talked with them for about an hour. They showed me a lot of love and I really appreciated it and I definitely plan on going back.” Gauthier said he also had meetings with Muschamp and Werner, each meeting serving a distinct purpose. “Me and Coach Muschamp was more of a relationship kind of thing,” Gauthier said. “But me and Coach Werner went back to his office and started doing some film work and on the board. Mainly, he was showing me how they do some things in their offense, and I started getting up on the board drawing a couple of plays, like first and ten situation, first and long situation, my progression, protection and everything like that. So, I really enjoyed that.” Gauthier left the visit feeling good about the Gamecocks, and from what he could tell, he feels they feel good about him as well. “I don’t really have like a list, but they are definitely a priority,” he said. “They’re definitely, from now on, going to be a priority for me and we’re definitely going to be back there. I’m definitely a top priority (for the Gamecocks). I’m not sure exactly, but by the way he (Werner) was talking, I was definitely number one. They have a lot of quarterbacks offered, but by the way he was talking, he was kind of hinting that I’m definitely number one, a top priority. I personally feel like I am the top. Definitely just from his body language and the way he was talking, along with Coach Muschamp, because I had that conversation with Coach Muschamp in the room with me, from both of them, I could definitely feel that I was definitely number one, but if not, I was definitely at least top three, definitely a priority.” Gauthier said he will return to USC for a camp next month. Friday he will visit Troy. June 1st he goes to Duke, June 15th to Miami and June 15th to UCF.
South Carolina offers pro-style passer out of Georgia May 16, 2019 South Carolina’s set of 2021 football offers went from Illinois to Buffalo, New York to Texas. But the Gamecocks’ latest one is a little closer to home. Georgia quarterback Colten Gauthier tweeted he’d receiver an offer. The Hebron Christian Academy star is the third Southeast QB to hold a Gamecocks offer, joining Aaron McLaughlin, Drake Maye and Brock Vandagriff. The offer came a few days after Illinois passer J.J. McCarthy, who had long held a USC offer, picked Michigan. The Gamecocks have brought in two four-star quarterbacks in a row in Ryan Hilinski and Dakereon Joyner and have four-star Luke Doty committed for 2020.