Posted On: 02/18/21 5:00 PM

With a little under one-third of our Class of 2022 rankings players coming from the Upstate, it is by far the most represented zone in all of South Carolina.

This tightly packed crop of talent is vast. Needless to say, we’re going to need a few entries to get to them all.

Over the course of a week, we will break down every single one of the players from this ultra-rich zone, one we expect top-flight production from next fall.

Jeremiah LomaxJeremiahLomax6'0" | DBAbbeville | 2022StateSC

School: Abbeville

Position: Defensive back

Analysis: Lomax is a huge reason the Abbeville defense has been ridiculously good the last two seasons, as he adds a defensive end quality to the safety/corner spot he normally inhabits.

Dakota QuinonezDakotaQuinonez6'1" | OLByrnes | 2022StateSC

School: Byrnes

Position: Offensive line

Analysis: The 6-foot-1, 280-pound lineman is already adept at both guard and tackle, something that’s even more impressive given the type of competition Byrnes faces each season.

Nick MorganNickMorgan6'1" | DBWren | 2022StateSC

School: Wren

Position: Defensive back

Analysis: Morgan has the film and gaudy stats to get him some college looks, and in any other year he’s probably already sitting on a pile of offers from mid-range schools. Those will still certainly

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