Gamecocks continue to build '13 class

Defensive end Devante Covington (Rockingham, N.C./Richmond) has become the latest 2013 verbal for South Carolina, according to multiple sources.

Clemson, North Carolina State, Tennessee, Wake Forest and East Carolina also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-3, 215-pound prospect. North Carolina showed interest.

Covington is commitment No. 8 for the Gamecocks.