Posted On: 03/31/21 9:30 AM

Oceanside Collegiate is going to be one of the more fertile recruiting grounds in South Carolina for at least the next two years.

And, honestly, we don’t see it changing after that, either.

The Landsharks and then-first-year head coach Joe Call saw their 2020 season come to an end after a COVID-19 exposure forced them to forfeit in the playoffs. What it didn’t do was end big-time expectations for the future. All three phases of the game of the ball are chock full of college recruits for the Class of 2022 and 2023.

Defensively, OCA has to feel real good about what it’s got coming back next fall. Linebacker Carson Arnold Carson Arnold 6'4" | LB Oceanside Collegiate Academy | 2022 State SC (6-foot-4, 225 pounds) has already been deemed the best defensive player Call has ever coached. He chews up tackles in bunches, but also was adept at busting up plays in the backfield. 

Defensive linemen James Deveaux James Deveaux 6'3" | DL Oceanside Collegiate Academy | 2022 State SC (6-foot-3, 245 pounds), Marcus Adams (6-foot-5, 220 pounds) and Timmy Castain (6-foot-1, 240 pounds) give the Landsharks some height and size that most Class 3A programs can’t deal with.

Tack on safety Roan Shawver Roan Shawver 6'1" | DB Oceanside Collegiate Academy | 2022 State SC (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) and OCA has a backside tackler who isn’t afraid

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