COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tuesday the Gamecock football team was able to receive another pledge from a defensive back for the 2020 class.

Joey Hunter committed to South Carolina. He made the announcement on Twitter and he did it on his mother's birthday.

The three-star prospect chose South Carolina over Texas A&M, Syracuse, Mississippi State and Boston College among others.

Joey is a rising senior at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone, GA. He is ranked as top 100 prospect in Georgia.

Joey is now the third defensive back to join the 2020 class.

South Carolina is currently ranked 6th in the SEC and 12th nationally for their 2020 class according to