South Carolina received its third 2023 four-star commitment in less than a week when offensive tackle Oluwatosin Babalade announced for the Gamecocks on Friday.

The 6-foot-5, 296-pound Babalade plays for DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville, Maryland, the alma mater of USC redshirt sophomore running back MarShawn Lloyd. Babalade is ranked No. 273 overall and No. 25 at his position in the 247Sports Composite.

Babalade’s finalists were Ohio State, North Carolina, Rutgers and Maryland. He made official visits to all five schools, including USC on June 10. He is the 17th commitment for a class that ranks 19th in the team rankings, seventh in the SEC.

He has SEC offers from Florida, Mississippi, Kentucky and Vanderbilt. His ACC offers are Miami, Pittsburgh, Louisville, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech, Boston College and Duke.

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