Beaufort’s Legree battling for roster spot in Arizona Cardinals

Beaufort High School graduate Jimmy Legree remains in camp with the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals. Legree earned his way into fall camp following a successful tryout session in late-spring. Legree was one of only four players the Cardinals kept from the rookie mini-camp.

As a senior at the University of South Carolina in 2013, Legree started all 13 games at cornerback. The Beaufort native ranked second on the squad with 55 tackles, including 41 solo stops.

Legree tied for second on the South Carolina football team with three interceptions and added four pass breakups. The Beaufort High School product logged five tackles including a tackle for loss in the season-opening win over North Carolina. He also notched eight tackles in the 2014 Capital One Bowl win over Wisconsin.

During his time at USC, Legree made 23 career starts with one touchdown. He played both cornerback and safety during his collegiate career.

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