Seahawks QB Doty gives verbal nod to Gamecocks

Myrtle Beach High quarterback Luke Doty is entering his junior season as the Seahawks’ starting signal-caller, and he’s already made his college plans.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound prospect has received scholarship offers from more than 20 different schools, including numerous ACC (Clemson, Florida State, North Carolina) and SEC (Auburn, Ole Miss, South Carolina) programs.

But after another whirlwind summer of camps and QB showcases, Doty has decided to close his recruitment before his senior season by committing to South Carolina and his home-state Gamecocks.

“I’m so excited to announce my commitment to the University of South Carolina!” the four-star QB announced via his Twitter account.

Doty spent much of last season playing wide receiver for the Seahawks while Lawson Cribb played QB in his senior season. Doty started three games at QB, completing 65 of 105 passes for 703 yards, five TDs and seven interceptions for the season.

Doty enters this season as the Seahawks’ hands-down starter and with his college recruiting a settled matter, as well. Myrtle Beach kicks off the 2018 season Aug. 24 against visiting Hanahan.

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