Gamecock tight end on preseason watch list

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH). - South Carolina tight end Rory "Buster" Anderson has been named to the 2013 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List.

The junior is one of 37 players named to the preseason list.

Anderson is penciled as the probable starter at tight end entering fall camp nexst month. He had 14 catches for 271 yards and five touchdowns last sesaon.

Anderson has scored a total of eight touchdowns on 22 catches, averaging 21 yards per catch in his first two seasons with the Gamecocks.

The Mackey award is given every year to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.