Posted On: 04/15/21 9:00 AM

Versatile players are a staple of high school football, and South Carolina has plenty of them.

Using a five-part series, we looked at four from each classification who we’ve found can be counted on whether their team is looking to move the football or stop an opponent from doing just that. We start with Class 5A, where two-way players aren’t as prevalent, but in the process, stand out that much more.

Randy Caldwell Randy Caldwell 6'0" | DB Mauldin | 2022 State SC , DB/RB, Mauldin

You probably haven’t even seen a fraction of what Caldwell can do with the ball in his hands, even if you’ve seen a few of his interception returns or his carries out of the backfield. Next season, the state’s third-ranked defense back is going to take on a bigger role on the other side of the ball - and that’s after he was third on the team in rushing behind a pair of now-departed seniors.

Zaye’Quan Smith, RB/CB, West Ashley

Smith is certainly the “other” running back at West Ashley, given that Jahleel Porter Jahleel Porter 5'11" | RB West Ashley | 2022 State SC is simply dynamic at the position. But consider that Smith - who still ran for 393 yards and four touchdowns and had another 250 or so receiving

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