Jonathan Walton seeks to show versatility at South Carolina’s pro day

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Jonathan Walton had a mission on his mind at South Carolina football’s pro day Tuesday: The linebacker wanted to show he is more than a linebacker. Walton sought to show teams the versatility he brings as a football player, working out at linebacker as well as at fullback. “I played it in high school,” Walton said. “Any way I can get on a team, I’d love...
Via SEC Country
March 14, 2017

How South Carolina can replace linebackers T.J. Holloman and Jonathan Walton

South Carolina won’t have to look far to find qualified candidates to replace starting linebackers T.J. Holloman and Jonathan Walton. Returning starter Bryson Allen-Wilson should get help from senior Skai Moore, who returns after missing the 2016 with an injury. Things, however, get interesting beyond Allen-Wilson and Moore. And that’s where Gamecocks fans should pay attention...
Via SEC Country
February 15, 2017

Birmingham Bowl provides homecoming of sorts for eight South Carolina players

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Taylor Stallworth and Jonathan Walton have one game left to play in a South Carolina uniform and fittingly, it will come in their home state of Alabama in the Birmingham Bowl. “I got a lot of people,” Stallworth said prior to South Carolina’s arrival in Birmingham. “I got a lot of people in the Birmingham area, but most of my family is coming from the...
Via SEC Country
December 27, 2016

South Carolina has sights on becoming bowl eligible

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina linebacker Jonathan Walton has one goal on his mind - qualify for a bowl game. ''We've got something to fight for,'' Walton said Tuesday. The Gamecocks (5-5) hope to extend their season this week against struggling Football Championship Subdivision opponent (2-8) at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday. It may not be as easy a task as it sounds...
Via Associated Press
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

The strength of the defense: a look at South Carolina’s linebackers

While the South Carolina defense hasn’t exactly been a dominant force over the past two seasons, there has been one constant throughout the turmoil and that is the steadiness of the Gamecocks’ linebackers. Question marks linger across the board defensively heading into 2016, but linebacker is one of the only spots where you can find talent, experience and, most importantly, depth...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
August 09, 2016

Walton 'had a good time' featuring at fullback for the Gamecocks

Former Michigan great Charles Woodson was a pioneer when it came to position versatility on the collegiate level. UCLA linebacker Myles Jack delighted fans with his play as both a standout linebacker and a talented running back. The act of going both-ways on the football field is becoming more and more common within the game. South Carolina is attempting to capitalize on this craze...
Via FOX Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Adams, Walton expected to be ready for season opener

In a turn of events, it appears as if South Carolina will get a big boost in time for its season opener versus North Carolina on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. ET.  Per a report from Josh Kendall of The State, both starting tight end Jerell Adams and starting WILL linebacker Jonathan Walton practiced on Tuesday. Head coach Steve Spurrier expects both to play in the opener.  Getting Adams...
Via FOX Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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