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  • Gamecocks infielder may be out for season

    Gamecocks infielder may be out for season

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:46:54 GMT
    University of South Carolina second baseman Max Schrock may be out for the rest of the season. The Big Spur reports Gamecocks Coach Chad Holbrook told the media after the 8-0 win over Davidson Tuesday
    University of South Carolina second baseman Max Schrock may be out for the rest of the season.
  • Six runs in the 6th power South Carolina over Davidson

    Six runs in the 6th power South Carolina over Davidson

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:12:42 GMT
    Eighth ranked South Carolina broke open a one-run game with six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and five Gamecock pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout in an 8-0 victory over Davidson on Tuesday
    Eighth ranked South Carolina broke open a one-run game with six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and five Gamecock pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout in an 8-0 victory over Davidson on Tuesday night in non-conference action at Carolina Stadium.
  • Gamecocks drop 2014 National Championship to Georgia in tiebreaker

    Gamecocks drop 2014 National Championship to Georgia in tiebreaker

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:03:55 GMT
    (Source: Facebook) (Source: Facebook)
    WACO, Texas - No. 1 South Carolina's bid for a third overall national championship fell short on Saturday, as the Gamecocks lost the championship meet in a tiebreaker to the University of Georgia at the
    WACO, Texas - No. 1 South Carolina's bid for a third overall national championship fell short on Saturday, as the Gamecocks lost the championship meet in a tiebreaker to the University of Georgia at the
  • Gamecocks rally in 9th for 3-2 win over Auburn

    Gamecocks rally in 9th for 3-2 win over Auburn

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:57:11 GMT
    AUBURN, ALA. – Down a run entering the ninth inning, sixth ranked South Carolina stormed back with a pair of runs on RBI hits from freshmen Gene Cone and Jordan Gore to defeat Auburn 3-2 on Saturday in
    AUBURN, ALA. – Down a run entering the ninth inning, sixth ranked South Carolina stormed back with a pair of runs on RBI hits from freshmen Gene Cone and Jordan Gore to defeat Auburn 3-2 on Saturday in
  • Gamecocks defeat TCU, 9-7, to advance to NCEA semifinals

    Gamecocks defeat TCU, 9-7, to advance to NCEA semifinals

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:01:40 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)
    WACO, Texas - Led by a pair of 3-1 wins by its reining and flat teams, No. 1 seed South Carolina defeated No. 9 TCU, 9-7, on Friday in the NCEA Quarterfinals at the Extraco Events Center. The Gamecocks
    WACO, Texas - Led by a pair of 3-1 wins by its reining and flat teams, No. 1 seed South Carolina defeated No. 9 TCU, 9-7, on Friday in the NCEA Quarterfinals at the Extraco Events Center. The Gamecocks
  • Bama, Auburn, Mizzou hold spring games

    Bama, Auburn, Mizzou hold spring games

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:47:53 GMT
    (RNN) - Three more SEC teams have their spring football games on Saturday, April 19 as the spring practice season winds down. Auburn's A-Day Game will be televised on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. The Tigers will
    Auburn, Alabama and Missouri will finish up spring practice with spring games. Auburn and the Crimson Tide will have their A-Day games televised.
  • A'ja Wilson still getting use to newfound celebrity

    A'ja Wilson still getting use to newfound celebrity

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:37:15 GMT
    It's been a full day since Heathwood Hall senior A'Ja Wilson made it official: she's staying in Columbia and will play basketball with the University of South Carolina. A'Ja already has a lot of name recognition
    It's been a full day since Heathwood Hall senior A'ja Wilson made it official and said she's staying in Columbia and will play basketball with the University of South Carolina. A'ja already has a lot of
  • USC QB Dylan Thompson visits fan in hospital

    USC QB Dylan Thompson visits fan in hospital

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 05:19:46 GMT
    (Source: Facebook) (Source: Facebook)
    A man who lost his leg in a vehicle accident last week got a special visit Wednesday. Gamecocks quarterback Dylan Thompson stopped by Palmetto Health Richland. Jeremy Brunson lost his leg below the knee
    A man who lost his leg in a vehicle accident last week got a special visit Wednesday at the hospital.
  • Gamecocks fall 10-8 at The Citadel

    Gamecocks fall 10-8 at The Citadel

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:34:30 GMT
    CHARLESTON, SC – Despite homers from Brison Celek and DC Arendas as well as seven hits and 10 walks at the plate, sixth ranked South Carolina fell to The Citadel 10-8 on Wednesday evening in non-conference
    CHARLESTON, SC – Despite homers from Brison Celek and DC Arendas as well as seven hits and 10 walks at the plate, sixth ranked South Carolina fell to The Citadel 10-8 on Wednesday evening in non-conference
  • Victor Hampton arrested on disorderly conduct charge last week

    Victor Hampton arrested on disorderly conduct charge last week

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:32:27 GMT
    As he continues to be sought for questioning in connection with an assault inside a New York City nightclub, we have learned former Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton was arrested in Columbia late last
    As he continues to be sought for questioning in connection with an assault inside a New York City nightclub, we have learned former Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton was arrested in Columbia late last week on a disorderly conduct charge.
  • A'ja Wilson, nation's top recruit, to pick college in ceremony

    A'ja Wilson, nation's top recruit, to pick college in ceremony

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:49:26 GMT
    It's decision day for the nation's top female basketball recruit, A'ja Wilson, and it's down to South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Connecticut. Wilson is prepared to announce her decision at
    It's decision day for the nation's top female basketball recruit, A'ja Wilson, and it's down to South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Connecticut.
  • Hampton, Quarles sought for questioning, Sutton stabbed in NYC incident

    Hampton, Quarles sought for questioning, Sutton stabbed in NYC incident

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:32:13 GMT
    Former Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton and defensive end Kelcy Quarles are wanted for questioning in connection with a nightclub beating in New York City, according to a report. According to TMZ,
    The New York City Police Department is investigating a beating at a nightclub and seeking two former Gamecocks for questioning in connection with the incident.
  • Charleston Southern stuns South Carolina, 4-1

    Charleston Southern stuns South Carolina, 4-1

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:34:18 GMT
    Gamecocks baseball won't make excuses, but playing without four regulars due to injury tonight against Charleston Southern definitely hurt. South Carolina found themselves in an early hole at home, trailing
    Gamecocks baseball won't make excuses, but playing without four regulars due to injury tonight against Charleston Southern definitely hurt.
  • Gamecocks defeat Arkansas 2-1 in first game of doubleheader

    Gamecocks defeat Arkansas 2-1 in first game of doubleheader

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:58:50 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – Top ranked South Carolina rallied with a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat Arkansas 2-1 on Friday afternoon in game one of a doubleheader. The Gamecocks are 26-3
    FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – Top ranked South Carolina rallied with a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat Arkansas 2-1 on Friday afternoon in game one of a doubleheader. The Gamecocks are 26-3
  • Perry Orth not taking No. 2 QB spot for granted

    Perry Orth not taking No. 2 QB spot for granted

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:56:05 GMT
    Perry Orth (Source: TheBigSpur.com) Perry Orth (Source: TheBigSpur.com)
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) Walk-on quarterback Perry Orth got the news last Saturday that any player in any sport who is competing for a position wants to hear when South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier
    Walk-on quarterback Perry Orth got the news last Saturday that any player in any sport who is competing for a position wants to hear when South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier gave him the nod as the Gamecocks' backup quarterback.
  • Weather pushes South Carolina-Arkansas to Friday

    Weather pushes South Carolina-Arkansas to Friday

    The threat of severe weather has led to the postponement of Thursday night's South Carolina-Arkansas baseball game.
    The threat of severe weather has led to the postponement of Thursday night's South Carolina-Arkansas baseball game.
  • South Carolina bows out of tournament with loss to UNC

    South Carolina bows out of tournament with loss to UNC

    Diamond DeShields escaped two close calls with injury to score 19 points, leading North Carolina one win closer to a sweet reunion with healing coach Sylvia Hatchell by beating top-seeded South Carolina 65-58 in...
    Diamond DeShields escaped two close calls with injury to score 19 points, leading North Carolina one win closer to a sweet reunion with healing coach Sylvia Hatchell by beating top-seeded South Carolina 65-58 in the...
  • Staley: "We did what No. 1 seeds do and that's win"

    Staley: "We did what No. 1 seeds do and that's win"

    Tiffany Mitchell scored 24 points, Alaina Coates added 13, and top-seeded South Carolina took a while to pull away from No. 16 seed Cal State Northridge in a 73-58 win on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA...
    Tiffany Mitchell scored 24 points, Alaina Coates added 13, and top-seeded South Carolina took a while to pull away from No. 16 seed Cal State Northridge in a 73-58 win on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
  • Staley is AP SEC coach of year

    Staley is AP SEC coach of year

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-03-18 18:59:55 GMT
    Honors continued to roll in for South Carolina with two of three individual awards and a conference-leading three All-SEC recognitions from the Associated Press, as announced by the organization Tuesday. Head
    Honors continued to roll in for South Carolina with two of three individual awards and a conference-leading three All-SEC recognitions from the Associated Press, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • USC baseball moves Sunday game due to weather

    USC baseball moves Sunday game due to weather

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-03-14 23:00:33 GMT
    Due to the weather forecast on Sunday, top ranked South Carolina and 12th ranked Ole Miss have adjusted the weekend series schedule with the two teams to meet in a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at
    Due to the weather forecast on Sunday, top ranked South Carolina and 12th ranked Ole Miss have adjusted the weekend series schedule with the two teams to meet in a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m.
  • Gamecocks finalists for `Together We R' Team Award

    Gamecocks finalists for `Together We R' Team Award

    Monday, March 10 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-03-10 19:10:53 GMT
    ATLANTA, GA (WIS) - The University of South Carolina women's basketball program is among four finalists for the third annual Russell Athletic "Together We R" Team Award, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association
    The University of South Carolina women's basketball program is among four finalists for the third annual Russell Athletic "Together We R" Team Award, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced Monday.
  • No. 5 South Carolina advances to SEC semifinals

    No. 5 South Carolina advances to SEC semifinals

    Friday, March 7 2014 2:08 PM EST2014-03-07 19:08:30 GMT
    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Alaina Coates scored 13 points, Elem Ibiam added 12 points and South Carolina took an easy 67-48 victory over Georgia in the third round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on
    Alaina Coates scored 13 points, Elem Ibiam added 12 points and South Carolina took an easy 67-48 victory over Georgia in the third round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Friday.
  • Gamecocks' Staley, Mitchell, Coates win SEC awards

    Gamecocks' Staley, Mitchell, Coates win SEC awards

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 1:31 PM EST2014-03-04 18:31:13 GMT
    South Carolina's Dawn Staley is the Southeastern Conference coach of the year and guard Tiffany Mitchell is the league's player of the year after leading the fifth-ranked Gamecocks to their first SEC title.
    South Carolina's Dawn Staley is the Southeastern Conference coach of the year and guard Tiffany Mitchell is the league's player of the year after leading the fifth-ranked Gamecocks to their first SEC title.
  • USC fined after fans storm court following UK upset

    USC fined after fans storm court following UK upset

    Monday, March 3 2014 2:30 PM EST2014-03-03 19:30:58 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WIS) – The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that the University of South Carolina will be fined $25,000 for a violation of the league's access to competition area policy after fans
    The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that the University of South Carolina will be fined $25,000 for a violation of the league's access to competition area policy after fans entered the court following its men's basketball game upset win over Kentucky on Saturday.
  • Connor Shaw proposes to his high school sweetheart

    Connor Shaw proposes to his high school sweetheart

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:02 AM EST2014-03-03 16:02:51 GMT
    (Source: Connor Shaw Instagram)(Source: Connor Shaw Instagram)
    Connor Shaw got engaged to his high school sweetheart, 21-year-old Molly Smith in Washington D.C. over the weekend. "She said yes! Such a wonderful weekend with my gorgeous Fiancé!" Connor Shaw posted
    Connor Shaw got engaged to his high school sweetheart, 21-year-old Molly Smith in Washington D.C. over the weekend. "She said yes! Such a wonderful weekend with my gorgeous Fiancé!" Connor Shaw posted
  • Former Gamecock turned cop out of hospital after crash during bank robbery run

    Former Gamecock turned cop out of hospital after crash during bank robbery run

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 10:08 AM EST2014-02-25 15:08:22 GMT
    Former Gamecock baseball player Robbie Grinestaff, who is now a police officer in his Indiana hometown of Jeffersonville, is recuperating after being involved in a crash while responding to a bank robbery. Grinestaff
    Former Gamecock baseball player Robbie Grinestaff, who is now a police officer in his Indiana hometown of Jeffersonville, is recuperating after being involved in a crash while responding to a bank robbery.
  • Clowney draws raves for fast 40 time

    Clowney draws raves for fast 40 time

    Monday, February 24 2014 1:44 PM EST2014-02-24 18:44:47 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jadeveon Clowney made things tougher for Johnny Manziel and the other potential No. 1 picks Monday. The former South Carolina star ran the fastest 40-yard dash time of the defensive
    Jadeveon Clowney made things tougher for Johnny Manziel and the other potential No. 1 picks Monday.
  • USC Board of Trustees approves major athletic facility improvements

    USC Board of Trustees approves major athletic facility improvements

    Friday, February 21 2014 3:10 PM EST2014-02-21 20:10:51 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBig Spur) - Two football seasons ago South Carolina debuted the Gamecock Park -- a transformative project that turned a visually unappealing area around Williams-Brice Stadium into one
    Two football seasons ago South Carolina debuted the Gamecock Park -- a transformative project that turned a visually unappealing area around Williams-Brice Stadium into one of the premier tailgating areas in the country.
  • USC calls for 'snowstorm whiteout' for Saturday's men's basketball game

    USC calls for 'snowstorm whiteout' for Saturday's men's basketball game

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-02-18 16:13:26 GMT
    The South Carolina men's basketball team is undefeated at 3-0 with snow on the ground in Columbia, so the athletics department has planned a "Snowstorm with Whiteout Conditions" for the Saturday contest
    The South Carolina men's basketball team is undefeated at 3-0 with snow on the ground in Columbia, so the athletics department has planned a "Snowstorm with Whiteout Conditions" for the Saturday contest against the Georgia Bulldogs.
  • USC men's basketball game postponed

    USC men's basketball game postponed

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 10:06 AM EST2014-02-12 15:06:38 GMT
    Tonight's University of South Carolina men's basketball game has been postponed.The game against Vanderbilt University has been postponed until Thursday due to wintry weather across the state, school officials
    Tonight's University of South Carolina men's basketball game has been postponed.
  • Greiner earns 2nd team All-America honors

    Greiner earns 2nd team All-America honors

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 9:44 AM EST2014-01-21 14:44:31 GMT
    South Carolina junior catcher Grayson Greiner earned Second-Team Preseason All-America honors from Perfect Game, as announced on Monday afternoon.  This marks Greiner's second preseason accolade, as
    South Carolina junior catcher Grayson Greiner earned Second-Team Preseason All-America honors from Perfect Game, as announced on Monday afternoon.
  • USC honoring former coach Frank McGuire this weekend

    USC honoring former coach Frank McGuire this weekend

    Friday, January 17 2014 12:18 PM EST2014-01-17 17:18:49 GMT
    This weekend, the University of South Carolina is honoring former basketball coach Frank McGuire. Coach McGuire retired by the time I started my TV career but I got to know him pretty well after I started
    This weekend, the University of South Carolina is honoring former basketball coach Frank McGuire. Coach McGuire retired by the time I started my TV career but I got to know him pretty well after I started
  • SC guard Johnson out indefinitely with broken foot

    SC guard Johnson out indefinitely with broken foot

    Thursday, January 16 2014 2:09 PM EST2014-01-16 19:09:55 GMT
    South Carolina junior guard Tyrone Johnson is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot during Wednesday night's loss at Texas A&M, Gamecock head coach Frank Martin announced Thursday.After further evaluation
    South Carolina junior guard Tyrone Johnson is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot during Wednesday night's loss at Texas A&M, Gamecock head coach Frank Martin announced Thursday.
  • Miles: "I did indeed attempt to take my own life"

    Miles: "I did indeed attempt to take my own life"

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 11:47 AM EST2014-01-15 16:47:15 GMT
    Former USC running back Kenny Miles released a statement Wednesday indicating he was depressed when he shot himself in the arm November 4th."In the months leading up to November, I struggled with a sudden
    Former USC running back Kenny Miles released a statement Wednesday indicating he was depressed when he shot himself in the arm November 4th.
  • USC assistant basketball coach McCray diagnosed with breast cancer

    USC assistant basketball coach McCray diagnosed with breast cancer

    Monday, January 13 2014 11:29 AM EST2014-01-13 16:29:27 GMT
    University of South Carolina assistant women's basketball coach Nikki McCray announced Monday that she was diagnosed with breast cancer in November.McCray has begun treatment and will continue to coach
    University of South Carolina assistant women's basketball coach Nikki McCray announced Monday that she was diagnosed with breast cancer in November.
  • Mitchell keeps South Carolina unbeaten in SEC play

    Mitchell keeps South Carolina unbeaten in SEC play

    Sunday, January 12 2014 5:53 PM EST2014-01-12 22:53:12 GMT
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points to lead No. 10 South Carolina to a 72-66 comeback victory over Auburn on Sunday. Mitchell had six steals for South Carolina (16-1, 3-0 SEC), which
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points to lead No. 10 South Carolina to a 72-66 comeback victory over Auburn on Sunday. Mitchell had six steals for South Carolina (16-1, 3-0 SEC), which
  • Connor Shaw meets and greets fans

    Connor Shaw meets and greets fans

    Friday, January 10 2014 7:17 PM EST2014-01-11 00:17:42 GMT
    The Gamecocks all-time winning quarterback took a break from preparing for the NFL draft to meet fans in North Charleston on Friday. "I go to L.A. next week for the all-star game and when I get back,
    The Gamecocks all-time winning quarterback took a break from preparing for the NFL draft to meet fans in North Charleston on Friday. "I go to L.A. next week for the all-star game and when I get back,
  • Clowney says "Thank you" to Gamecock Nation

    Clowney says "Thank you" to Gamecock Nation

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 2:53 PM EST2014-01-08 19:53:16 GMT
    In a parting message to the people who have supported him in his three seasons at the University of South Carolina, Jadeveon Clowney says he will always be a Gamecock.The following letter was provided
    In a parting message to the people who have supported him in his three seasons at the University of South Carolina, Jadeveon Clowney says he will always be a Gamecock.
  • Gamecocks finish 4th in polls

    Gamecocks finish 4th in polls

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 10:41 AM EST2014-01-07 15:41:10 GMT
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks have finished at No. 4 in both major postseason football polls, the highest postseason rank in South Carolina history.Both the Associated Press and USA Today
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks have finished at No. 4 in both major postseason football polls, the highest postseason rank in South Carolina history.
  • Ellington, 3 other Gamecock juniors declare for NFL draft

    Ellington, 3 other Gamecock juniors declare for NFL draft

    Friday, January 3 2014 3:24 PM EST2014-01-03 20:24:59 GMT
    Four University of South Carolina juniors have declared for the NFL Draft, the university announced Friday. Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles, cornerback Victor Hampton and
    Gamecock two-sport star Bruce Ellington has decided to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft, the university announced Friday.
  • Gamecocks return to Palmetto State after bowl victory

    Gamecocks return to Palmetto State after bowl victory

    Friday, January 3 2014 8:56 AM EST2014-01-03 13:56:05 GMT
    The Gamecocks will return to Columbia this afternoon, one day after beating the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2014 Capital One Bowl. The team will arrive back to Columbia and Williams-Brice Stadium at approximately
    The Gamecocks returned to Columbia Thursday, one day after beating the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2014 Capital One Bowl.
  • Gamecocks' Victor Hampton meets fans, takes on Buzz Lightyear at Disney World

    Gamecocks' Victor Hampton meets fans, takes on Buzz Lightyear at Disney World

    Saturday, December 28 2013 1:02 PM EST2013-12-28 18:02:04 GMT
    ORLANDO, Fla. (WIS) USC cornerback Victor Hampton enjoyed the sight and sounds of Walt Disney World Friday. "The environment is great," Hampton told gamecocksonline.com. "The rides are great." Friday
    ORLANDO, Fla. (WIS) USC cornerback Victor Hampton enjoyed the sight and sounds of Walt Disney World Friday. "The environment is great," Hampton told gamecocksonline.com. "The rides are great." Friday
  • Man loses Carolina-Clemson bet, dresses up as a cheerleader

    Man loses Carolina-Clemson bet, dresses up as a cheerleader

    Saturday, December 21 2013 9:10 PM EST2013-12-22 02:10:04 GMT
    (Source: Matt Walsh/The Item)(Source: Matt Walsh/The Item)
    It's true when they say a picture is worth a thousand words. The Item's Matt Walsh snapped a picture of a man in Sumter who dressed up as a Gamecocks cheerleader with a sign that said "I lost the bet,
    It's true when they say a picture is worth a thousand words. The Item's Matt Walsh snapped a picture of a man in Sumter who dressed up as a Gamecocks cheerleader with a sign that said "I lost the bet,
  • Quarles, Shaw earn spots on All-America teams

    Quarles, Shaw earn spots on All-America teams

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 1:31 PM EST2013-12-17 18:31:09 GMT
    University of South Carolina junior defensive end Kelcy Quarles has been named second-team All-America by the Associated Press and by CBSSports.com, it was announced today. Additionally, Quarles and senior quarterback
    University of South Carolina junior defensive end Kelcy Quarles has been named second-team All-America by the Associated Press and by CBSSports.com, it was announced today. Additionally, Quarles and senior quarterback Connor Shaw were selected as honorable mention All-Americans by SI.com.
  • Quarles honored for performance in win over Clemson

    Quarles honored for performance in win over Clemson

    Monday, December 2 2013 2:48 PM EST2013-12-02 19:48:55 GMT
    University of South Carolina junior defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles has been recognized for his outstanding play in the Gamecocks' 31-17 win over Clemson on Saturday night. Quarles, a 6-4, 298-pounder
    University of South Carolina junior defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles has been recognized for his outstanding play in the Gamecocks' 31-17 win over Clemson on Saturday night.
  • No. 6 Tigers, No. 10 Gamecocks show mutual respect

    No. 6 Tigers, No. 10 Gamecocks show mutual respect

    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier truly likes Clemson's Dabo Swinney. The Gamecocks coach also likes the mutual respect coming from both sides of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry.
    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier truly likes Clemson's Dabo Swinney. The Gamecocks coach also likes the mutual respect coming from both sides of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry.
  • Couch Potato: Prepare for greatest weekend of SEC TV football ever!

    Couch Potato: Greatest week of SEC TV football ever!

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 6:00 AM EST2013-11-27 11:00:09 GMT
    (RNN) - Everything is everything and nothing is the same. This weekend is Ball-On-TV Paradise. Couch Potato has taken a militant stance to avoid being disturbed by family, friends, neighbors, zombies,
    The regular football season concludes with a lot of bangs and an equal number of whimpers. It's going to be better TV than the moon landing.
  • Gamecocks in '14 Charleston Classic

    Gamecocks in '14 Charleston Classic

    South Carolina, Southern Cal and defending Atlantic Coast Conference champ Miami will play in the 2014 Charleston Classic.
    South Carolina, Southern Cal and defending Atlantic Coast Conference champ Miami will play in the 2014 Charleston Classic.
  • USC/Clemson kickoff time set for 7pm

    USC/Clemson kickoff time set for 7pm

    Monday, November 18 2013 2:08 PM EST2013-11-18 19:08:32 GMT
    The annual Palmetto State showdown between the University of South Carolina and Clemson is set for 7:00 p.m. on November 30.The game, which takes place at Williams-Brice Stadium, will be broadcast on ESPN2.If
    The annual Palmetto State showdown between the University of South Carolina and Clemson is set for 7:00 p.m. on November 30.
  • Gamecocks' Staley receives Order of the Palmetto

    Gamecocks' Staley receives Order of the Palmetto

    (Source: Gamecocks Media Relations)(Source: Gamecocks Media Relations)
    University of South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley has received the state's highest civilian honor.
    University of South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley has received the state's highest civilian honor.
  • Despite win, Gamecocks drop in AP poll

    Despite win, Gamecocks drop in AP poll

    Sunday, November 17 2013 12:32 PM EST2013-11-17 17:32:04 GMT
    This is the third time this season that the Gamecocks have won and dropped in the AP Poll. Head coach Steve Spurrier saw his team drop a spot after the 28-25 victory over UCF and the 38-35 win over Kentucky.
    This is the third time this season that the Gamecocks have won and dropped in the AP Poll. Head coach Steve Spurrier saw his team drop a spot after the 28-25 victory over UCF and the 38-35 win over Kentucky.
  • Who will win the SEC East?

    Who will win the SEC east?

    Saturday, November 16 2013 3:14 PM EST2013-11-16 20:14:56 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) In this final preview before kickoff, we'll take a look, position by position, of just how the teams stack up against one another. Quarterbacks This is probably the biggest
    Saturday's game at a sold out Williams-Brice Stadium (80,250) is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. ESPN2 will have the national television broadcast with Joe Tessitore and Matt Millen in the booth and Maria Taylor working the sidelines.
  • Staley to be awarded Order of the Palmetto

    Staley to be awarded Order of the Palmetto

    Saturday, November 16 2013 10:19 AM EST2013-11-16 15:19:12 GMT
    (Source: University of South Carolina Athletics Media Relations(Source: University of South Carolina Athletics Media Relations
    South Carolina women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley will receive the Order of the Palmetto Saturday from South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. The award is the highest civilian honor that can be awarded
    South Carolina women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley will receive the Order of the Palmetto Saturday from South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.
  • USC honors first African American athletes

    USC honors first African American athletes

    Saturday, November 16 2013 10:14 AM EST2013-11-16 15:14:27 GMT
    Casey Manning Casey Manning
    It was a very special night at the Colonial Life Arena Friday. The University of South Carolina honored some pioneers of the athletics department, the school's first black athletes. Carolina welcomed
    The University of South Carolina honored some pioneers of the athletics department, the school's first black athletes.
  • Week 8 top performers: Marshall helps Auburn pull big upset

    Week 8 top performers: Marshall helps Auburn pull big upset

    Friday, November 15 2013 7:22 PM EST2013-11-16 00:22:29 GMT
    Here's a weekly look at five of the SEC's top performers in Week 8 and who to watch in Week 9.
    Here's a weekly look at five of the SEC's top performers in Week 8 and who to watch in Week 9.
  • Gamecocks move up in AP Poll, Clemson remains at No. 8

    Gamecocks move up in AP Poll, Clemson remains at No. 8

    Sunday, November 10 2013 12:53 PM EST2013-11-10 17:53:55 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) South Carolina jumped two spots in the latest Associated Press Poll released on Sunday morning. The Gamecocks, ranked No. 11 in the new poll, are coming off of a bye week
    South Carolina jumped two spots in the latest Associated Press Poll released on Sunday morning. The Gamecocks, ranked  No. 11 in the new poll, are coming off of a bye week and will host Florida Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
  • Line King recounts previous century 'Games of Century'

    Line King recounts previous century 'Games of Century'

    Friday, November 8 2013 3:25 PM EST2013-11-08 20:25:07 GMT
    (RNN) - Well, this is about the fifth weekend of "Game of the Century" match-ups this season and I, for one, am tired of "Games of the Century". "Games of the Century" should be limited to one per century.
    How many Games of the Century were there last century? Bunches.
  • SEC honors Victor Hampton

    SEC honors Victor Hampton

    Monday, November 4 2013 2:26 PM EST2013-11-04 19:26:15 GMT
    University of South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton has been selected as the Southeastern Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Hampton, a 5-10, 202-pound junior
    University of South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton has been selected as the Southeastern Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
  • Line King grumpily points out horse racing better than football

    Grumpy Line King: horse racing better than football

    Friday, November 1 2013 12:03 PM EDT2013-11-01 16:03:37 GMT
    Week 10 Well, we're officially half-way through the regular College Football season and about 4 months away from pretending to crown a National Champion. Even though a large number of teams are taking
    It's a weak week for college football, but a great one for horse racing. Embrace what's beautiful, everybody.

     
  • Couch Potato: November is the cruelest month for football teams

    Couch Potato: November is the cruelest month for football teams

    Thursday, October 31 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-10-31 10:00:10 GMT
    The games of November are the ones you remember. SEC football teams begin navigating the season's most perilous month.
    The games of November are the ones you remember. SEC football teams begin navigating the season's most perilous month.
  • Hot Reads: More good times for Middle America

    Hot Reads: More good times for Middle America

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 5:16 PM EDT2013-10-30 21:16:43 GMT
    If it ain't fixed, don't break it - or something like that. At any rate, there's nothing wrong with Cardinals baseball and accepting the other team's fans, as one native Midwesterner is happy to inform us.
    If it ain't fixed, don't break it - or something like that. At any rate, there's nothing wrong with Cardinals baseball and accepting the other team's fans, as one native Midwesterner is happy to inform us.
  • BCS era nears end, new College Football Playoff takes shape

    BCS era nears end, new College Football Playoff takes shape

    Monday, October 28 2013 5:07 PM EDT2013-10-28 21:07:19 GMT
    (RNN) - The end is near for the Bowl Championship Series, the flawed and controversial system that has produced the college football national championship game pairings since 1998. The Jan. 6, 2014 game
    The Bowl Championship Series era in college football comes to an end after this season. The College Football Championship, a four-team playoff, kicks in next year, and promises to be just as controversial.
  • Line King remembers a great coach and a great American

    Line King remembers Bum Phillips

    Thursday, October 24 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-10-24 10:00:12 GMT
    The Line King's old friend Oail A. "Bum" Phillips passed away last week. He didn't know me, but he was still my friend.
    The Line King takes time out to remember the late Bum Phillips, the product of a generation that gave us the sort of man you don't see so much anymore: a great American, a great Texan and a great coach.
  • Spurrier: Thompson to start against Missouri

    Spurrier: Thompson to start against Missouri

    Wednesday, October 23 2013 8:29 AM EDT2013-10-23 12:29:23 GMT
    Dylan Thompson is slated to start Saturday is what is easily the most important game of the year thus far for the South Carolina Gamecocks.Steve Spurrier said Tuesday that Connor Shaw will likely be able
    Dylan Thompson is slated to start Saturday is what is easily the most important game of the year thus far for the South Carolina Gamecocks.
  • USC-Miss. St. game set for 12:21pm

    USC-Miss. St. game set for 12:21pm

    Monday, October 21 2013 3:09 PM EDT2013-10-21 19:09:34 GMT
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will host the Mississippi State Bulldogs at 12:21 p.m. on Saturday, November 2. The game will be televised by SEC TV. Approximately 1,600 tickets remain for
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will host the Mississippi State Bulldogs at 12:21 p.m. on Saturday, November 2. The game will be televised by SEC TV.
  • Shaw candidate for prestigious 'Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award'

    Shaw candidate for prestigious 'Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award'

    Thursday, October 17 2013 8:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 12:27:32 GMT
    South Carolina senior quarterback Connor Shaw has been included in the Top 15 Watch List for the 2013 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Shaw, a 6-1, 209-pounder from Flowery Branch, Ga., is 22-4 in his
    South Carolina senior quarterback Connor Shaw has been included in the Top 15 Watch List for the 2013 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.
  • Couch Potato: Desperate football teams collide, a viewer's delight

    Couch Potato: Desperate football teams make for riveting TV

    Georgia at Vanderbilt Noon, ET, CBS Welcome to the Hunger Games. Two desperate teams with horrible defenses promise lots o' points and an excellent reason to get up before noon. Georgia's season got derailed
    It's Week 8 in the Southeastern Conference. Hope is lost for many teams while others struggle to keep the dream alive. It's cracking good TV, kicking off at noon Saturday.
  • Moore hopes to rebound from injury

    Moore hopes to rebound from injury

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 2:27 PM EDT2013-10-16 18:27:41 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) - One freshman who has started to emerge as the season has progressed is linebacker Skai Moore. He entered the year as the second-team weakside linebacker behind Marcquis
    One freshman who has started to emerge as the season has progressed is linebacker Skai Moore. He entered the year as the second-team weakside linebacker behind Marcquis Roberts and that's where he still sits entering this weekend's game against Tennessee.
  • Top H.S. football recruit Donnell Stanley chooses South Carolina

    Top H.S. football recruit Donnell Stanley chooses South Carolina

    Friday, October 11 2013 1:12 PM EDT2013-10-11 17:12:28 GMT
    LATTA, SC (WMBF) – The decision is in: the area's top high school football recruit, Donnell Stanley, has chosen to attend South Carolina next year. Stanley, a senior at Latta High School and an All-American
    The Pee Dee's top high school football recruit, Donnell Stanley, has chosen to attend the University of South Carolina next year.
  • Line King bemoans decline of once-righteous college football

    Line King bemoans decline of once-righteous college football

    Thursday, October 10 2013 12:55 PM EDT2013-10-10 16:55:26 GMT
    As The Line King points out at every opportunity, College Football has completely imploded from the grand spectacle it once was and morphed into a 3-hour reality show.
    What was wrong with having the Gator, Cotton, Fiesta, Rose, Sugar and Orange bowls played on the same day? Who cares if they overlapped? Half the fun was switching back and forth.
  • Couch Potato: Seasons made or broken this weekend, all on your TV

    Couch Potato: Seasons made or broken this week

    Thursday, October 10 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-10-10 10:00:10 GMT
    LSU is up against it, Florida keeps getting better, Alabama is looking increasingly domineering and Johnny Manziel is quietly racking up points.
    LSU is up against it, Florida keeps getting better, Alabama is looking increasingly domineering and Johnny Manziel is quietly racking up points.
  • Spurrier: If Jadeveon never plays another snap...we should all be appreciative

    Spurrier: If Jadeveon never plays another snap...we should all be appreciative

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-10-08 21:32:58 GMT
    During his weekly press conference, University of South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier felt it was necessary to address the ongoing situation with his star defensive end's rib injury before discussing
    University of South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier felt it was necessary to address the situation with his star defensive end before discussing the team's upcoming game against Arkansas Tuesday during his weekly press conference.
  • USC-Tennessee kickoff scheduled for noon

    USC-Tennessee kickoff scheduled for noon

    Monday, October 7 2013 2:08 PM EDT2013-10-07 18:08:05 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The South Carolina Gamecocks and Tennessee Volunteers will kick off at noon on Saturday, October 19, the SEC announced today. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. The No.
    The South Carolina Gamecocks and Tennessee Volunteers will kick off at noon on Saturday, October 19, the SEC announced today. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN.
  • Gamecocks drop in AP poll, Clemson rankings unchanged

    Gamecocks drop in AP poll, Clemson rankings unchanged

    Sunday, October 6 2013 1:40 PM EDT2013-10-06 17:40:15 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) South Carolina dropped one spot in the latest Associated Press Poll released on Sunday morning. The Gamecocks, ranked No. 14 in the new poll, notched a 38-25 victory on Saturday
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) South Carolina dropped one spot in the latest Associated Press Poll released on Sunday morning. The Gamecocks, ranked No. 14 in the new poll, notched a 38-25 victory on Saturday
  • Spurrier: Decision to pull TV show 'wasn't any big deal'

    Spurrier: Decision to pull TV show 'wasn't any big deal'

    Thursday, October 3 2013 8:06 AM EDT2013-10-03 12:06:14 GMT
    Spurrier: ‘It wasn't any big deal' on decision to pull TV show South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier requested that Fox Sports South not replay his coach's show after some say he acted odd. Spurrier
    University of South Carolina Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier is used to making headlines and creating a buzz on the internet. This time, a decision to pull his weekly coaches show from the school's website and from Fox Sports South has some asking why.
  • Legree, Gamecocks not overlooking UCF

    Legree, Gamecocks not overlooking UCF

    Friday, September 27 2013 11:34 AM EDT2013-09-27 15:34:38 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur) - It was already sort of a strange matchup -- the Gamecocks traveling away from home to play a non-conference team which isn't in the ACC. South Carolina travels to Central Florida
    It was already sort of a strange matchup -- the Gamecocks traveling away from home to play a non-conference team which isn't in the ACC. South Carolina travels to Central Florida Saturday at noon to take on the 3-0 Knights in what is all of a sudden also one of the week's marque matchups.
  • Couch Potato: Bama on upset alert, Georgia faces LSU, Manziel attacks Hogs

    Couch Potato: SEC TV football is as good as it gets

    Thursday, September 26 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-09-26 22:00:21 GMT
    LSU travels to Georgia, and Alabama takes on Ole Miss in a great weekend of college football on TV.
    LSU travels to Georgia, and Alabama takes on Ole Miss in a great weekend of college football on TV.
  • USC/Kentucky game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on October 5

    USC/Kentucky game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on October 5

    Monday, September 23 2013 2:53 PM EDT2013-09-23 18:53:40 GMT
    The South Carolina Gamecocks and Kentucky Wildcats will have a 7:30 p.m. ET kick on Saturday, October 5. The No. 12/13 Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 SEC) will travel to Orlando to face the UCF Knights (3-0, 0-0
    The South Carolina Gamecocks and Kentucky Wildcats will have a 7:30 p.m. ET kick on Saturday, October 5.
  • The Line King: When in doubt, pick teams with old-school coaches

    The Line King: When in doubt, pick teams with old-school coaches

    Friday, September 20 2013 6:14 PM EDT2013-09-20 22:14:35 GMT
    You don't see the words "chicken" and "coward" so much in the politically correct world of college athletics these days.
    Old-school coaches trump gimmicks like "whiteout" games, use colorful metaphors, and they also say what they really mean when reporters ask them questions.
  • Former Gamecock Runager named to SEC Legends Class

    Former Gamecock Runager named to SEC Legends Class

    The Southeastern Conference 2013 Football Legends Class includes 14 former SEC stars who excelled on the gridiron and helped write the rich history of the sport at their respective institutions.  The conference
    The Southeastern Conference 2013 Football Legends Class includes 14 former SEC stars who excelled on the gridiron and helped write the rich history of the sport at their respective institutions.  The conference
  • Couch Potato: Auburn-LSU, UT at Florida fairly interesting; Troy hopes to heat Mullen's seat

    Couch Potato: Auburn visits LSU; Tennessee faces UF; Mullen's seat heats

    Thursday, September 19 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-09-19 10:00:09 GMT
    (RNN) - As far as football on TV goes, Saturday provides a good window of opportunity to pressure-wash the driveway before the winter snows. These games are so bad that Couch Potato could probably go ahead
    Auburn is off to a 3-0 start and heading to LSU; Tennessee limps to Florida after a humbling loss at Oregon, and Mississippi State battens down the hatches for a visit from a dangerous Sun Belt Conference opponent.
  • Late scare from Vandy doesn't phase South Carolina

    Late scare from Vandy doesn't phase South Carolina

    Sunday, September 15 2013 12:58 AM EDT2013-09-15 04:58:28 GMT
    Connor Shaw threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns on 21-for-29 passing while also leading the Gamecocks in rushing with 84 yards on 19 carries.
    Connor Shaw threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns on 21-for-29 passing while also leading the Gamecocks in rushing with 84 yards on 19 carries.
  • No. 13 South Carolina looking to rebound vs. Vandy

    No. 13 South Carolina looking to rebound vs. Vandy

    Friday, September 13 2013 3:08 PM EDT2013-09-13 19:08:25 GMT
    No. 13 South Carolina is facing a back-to-the-wall situation and Steve Spurrier hopes his Gamecocks respond in against Vanderbilt on Saturday night.
    No. 13 South Carolina is facing a back-to-the-wall situation and Steve Spurrier hopes his Gamecocks respond in against Vanderbilt on Saturday night.
  • Newspaper now allowing Morris to cover USC

    Newspaper now allowing Morris to cover USC

    Friday, September 13 2013 2:26 PM EDT2013-09-13 18:26:15 GMT
    Following a report by well-known journalist and blogger Jim Romenesko, Columbia's daily newspaper has decided it's time to allow columnist Ron Morris to once again write about the Gamecocks.Romenesko reports
    Following a report by well-known journalist and blogger Jim Romenesko, Columbia's daily newspaper has decided it's time to allow columnist Ron Morris to once again write about the Gamecocks.
  • Vanderbilt game sells out

    Vanderbilt game sells out

    Friday, September 13 2013 2:13 PM EDT2013-09-13 18:13:33 GMT
    Saturday's Southeastern Conference football contest versus Vanderbilt at Williams-Brice Stadium is sold out. The game is the fourth announced sellout of 2013, as the season-opening victory versus North
    Saturday's Southeastern Conference football contest versus Vanderbilt at Williams-Brice Stadium is sold out.
  • USC's Patrick developing into a leader

    Patrick developing into a leader

    Friday, September 13 2013 9:16 AM EDT2013-09-13 13:16:25 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur) - South Carolina senior offensive guard Ronald Patrick 's freshman season didn't go the way offensive line coach Shawn Elliott wishes it had. The 6-foot-2, 315-pounder from Cocoa,
    South Carolina senior offensive guard Ronald Patrick's freshman season didn't go the way offensive line coach Shawn Elliott wishes it had. The 6-foot-2, 315-pounder from Cocoa, Fla. took major steps this offseason to insure his final season at USC goes better than his first.
  • Media Report: Ron Morris can no longer write about Gamecock football

    Media Report: Ron Morris can no longer write about Gamecock football

    Thursday, September 12 2013 3:14 PM EDT2013-09-12 19:14:07 GMT
    A year after Steve Spurrier hinted Columbia's only daily newspaper may change the way it covers University of South Carolina football, Jim Romesko has outlined how the Head Ball Coach and the University
    A year after Steve Spurrier hinted Columbia's only daily newspaper may change the way it covers University of South Carolina football, media reporter Jim Romenesko has outlined how the Head Ball Coach and the University of South Carolina apparently forced the publication to ban columnist Ron Morris from writing about the Gamecocks.
  • Saiko no longer part of USC baseball team

    Saiko no longer part of USC baseball team

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 4:37 PM EDT2013-09-10 20:37:36 GMT
    South Carolina senior outfielder Graham Saiko is no longer a part of the baseball program, head coach Chad Holbrook announced Tuesday afternoon. "Graham is a terrific young man that has done great things
    South Carolina senior outfielder Graham Saiko is no longer a part of the baseball program, head coach Chad Holbrook announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Traffic will test Gamecock fans on yearly opening trek to Williams-Brice

    Traffic will test Gamecock fans on yearly opening trek to Williams-Brice

    Thursday, August 29 2013 11:58 AM EDT2013-08-29 15:58:13 GMT
    Assembly Street's road construction is expected to add an extra layer of frustration to the downtown traffic situation when the Gamecocks host the North Carolina Tar Heels Thursday night.Through 8 long
    Assembly Street's road construction is expected to add an extra layer of frustration to the downtown traffic situation when the Gamecocks host the North Carolina Tar Heels Thursday night.
  • South Carolina sells out home opener

    South Carolina sells out home opener

    Monday, August 26 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-08-26 20:40:52 GMT
    USC's home opener is sold out.The University of South Carolina announced Monday single-game tickets for the Gamecocks home opener against North Carolina are gone.The UNC game joins two others, Florida
    USC's home opener is sold out.
  • USC announces probable starter at running back

    USC announces probable starter at running back

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 3:38 PM EDT2013-08-20 19:38:40 GMT
    The Gamecocks have a starting running back.Assistant Coach Everette Sands said Tuesday Mike Davis would be the team's starting running back against North Carolina next Thursday at Williams-Brice Stadium.The
    The Gamecocks have a starting running back.
  • Spurrier on key players: "We had a communication problem"

    Spurrier on key players: "We had a communication problem"

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 3:06 PM EDT2013-08-13 19:06:46 GMT
    A day after University of South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier said some of the team's key players may not play against North Carolina because of, some of those previously sidelined players returned
    A day after University of South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier said some of the team's key players may not play against North Carolina, some of those previously sidelined players returned to practice and the Head Ball Coach clarified his position.
  • SEC announces new bowl agreements for 2014 season

    SEC announces new bowl agreements for 2014 season

    Monday, August 12 2013 2:53 PM EDT2013-08-12 18:53:46 GMT
    (RNN) - The Southeastern Conference has announced new bowl agreements that begin with the 2014 season, timed to coincide with the new College Football Playoff that will go into effect after the 2014 season.
    The Southeastern Conference has announced a new agreement with a number of postseason bowls that will coincide with the movement to a College Football Playoff in 2014.
  • Holloman's INT for TD lifts Dallas, 24-20

    Holloman's INT for TD lifts Dallas, 24-20

    Monday, August 5 2013 9:50 AM EDT2013-08-05 13:50:41 GMT
    BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Rookie Devonte Holloman's 75-yard interception return with a tipped pass keyed the Dallas Cowboys' 24-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the Hall
    Rookie Devonte Holloman's 75-yard interception return with a tipped pass keyed the Dallas Cowboys' 24-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night that opened the NFL's preseason.
  • Gamecocks tease chrome helmets in tweet

    Gamecocks tease chrome helmets in tweet

    Monday, August 5 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-08-05 13:30:35 GMT
    Oregon has them. So does Baylor. And Ole Miss. And Washington. And Indiana. And now add South Carolina to the list of college football teams taking a crack at the chrome helmet game. Yes, the Gamecocks
    Oregon has them. So does Baylor. And Ole Miss. And Washington. And Indiana. And now add South Carolina to the list of college football teams taking a crack at the chrome helmet game.
  • SEC football practice starts; opening games less than a month away

    SEC football practice starts; opening games less than a month away

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-07-31 21:43:34 GMT
    Southeastern Conference football practices start Thursday, Aug, 1, signaling that we are less than a month away from actual ball games. Alabama looks for its third straight national title and the SEC seeks
    SEC football teams start preseason practice beginning Aug. 1 through Aug. 5. The SEC football season kicks off Aug. 29 with a Thursday night clash between Ole Miss and Vandy. Many of the SEC's opening games promise to be entertaining.
  • Live

    LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 3

    LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 3

    Thursday, July 18 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-07-18 18:43:20 GMT
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.
  • Malzahn, Bielema trade jabs at SEC Media Days

    Malzahn, Bielema trade jabs at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-07-17 22:10:33 GMT
    HOOVER, AL (RNN) - The 13th annual SEC Media Days concludes Thursday with appearances by LSU, Georgia, Alabama and Vanderbilt. It's bound to an improvement over Wednesday, which peaked shortly after breakfast
    SEC Media Days brought Johnny 'Football' Manziel, but two coaches new to the SEC stole the show.
  • LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 2

    LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 2

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 4:55 PM EDT2013-07-17 20:55:41 GMT
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.
  • Jaguars sign 4th-round draft pick Ace Sanders

    Jaguars sign 4th-round draft pick Ace Sanders

    Monday, July 15 2013 2:39 PM EDT2013-07-15 18:39:49 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed fourth-round draft pick Ace Sanders to a contract. Sanders agreed to terms last week, but inked his rookie deal Monday. A receiver/punt returner
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed fourth-round draft pick Ace Sanders to a contract.
  • Clowney named to Lombardi award watch list

    Clowney named to Lombardi award watch list

    Monday, July 15 2013 2:39 PM EDT2013-07-15 18:39:29 GMT
    Another day, another award watch list for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.
    Another day, another award watch list for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.
  • Gamecocks, Blowfish unite to raise money for Landon Powell after loss of daughter

    Gamecocks, Blowfish unite to raise money for Landon Powell after loss of daughter

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 10:49 PM EDT2013-07-04 02:49:11 GMT
    Gamecock alumni and current Blowfish players will take part in the 7th annual GameFish Cup Wednesday night at Capital City Stadium.The game is special this year because a fundraiser will be held for former
    Gamecock alumni and current Blowfish players will take part in the 7th annual GameFish Cup Wednesday night at Capital City Stadium.
  • Gamecocks land 4-star wide receiver

    Gamecocks land 4-star wide receiver

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 10:25 AM EDT2013-07-03 14:25:02 GMT
    GAFFNEY, SC (TheBigSpur) - South Carolina landed one of its top targets Tuesday evening when class of 2014 four-star wide receiver Shaq Davidson (Gaffney/Gaffney) committed to the Gamecocks during a ceremony
    South Carolina landed one of its top targets Tuesday evening when class of 2014 four-star wide receiver Shaq Davidson (Gaffney/Gaffney) committed to the Gamecocks during a ceremony at Gaffney High School.
  • Marcus Lattimore runs steps at Williams-Brice for commercial

    Marcus Lattimore runs steps at Williams-Brice for commercial

    Monday, July 1 2013 4:11 PM EDT2013-07-01 20:11:08 GMT
    It appears Marcus Lattimore's road to recovery is progressing in such a way that he's now able to run the stadium steps at his old stomping grounds.A video posted on YouTube by his step-father shows the
    It appears Marcus Lattimore's road to recovery is progressing in such a way that he's now able to run the stadium steps at his old stomping grounds.
  • Four-star CB chooses USC over Clemson, others

    Four-star CB chooses USC over Clemson, others

    Friday, June 21 2013 1:57 PM EDT2013-06-21 17:57:56 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur) - South Carolina has its first defensive back on board for the 2014 class. And the Gamecocks had to come from behind to land him, TheBigSpur.com reported. Four-star CB Wesley
    South Carolina has its first defensive back on board for the 2014 class. And the Gamecocks had to come from behind to land him.
  • 4-star recruit chooses USC, touts academic program

    4-star recruit chooses USC, touts academic program

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-06-18 17:29:32 GMT
    (Photo source: TheBigSpur.com)(Photo source: TheBigSpur.com)
    The Gamecocks picked up a key recruit for the class of 2015, a four-star player who says he also chose the school because of its academics.
    The Gamecocks picked up a key recruit for the class of 2015, a four-star player who says he also chose the school because of its academics.
  • USC Super Regional game moved to Saturday

    USC Super Regional game moved to Saturday

    Friday, June 7 2013 1:42 PM EDT2013-06-07 17:42:53 GMT
    CHAPEL HILL, NC (WIS) - Tropical Storm Andrea's rains have prompted NCAA tournament officials to cancel Friday's Super Regional game in Chapel Hill. The Gamecocks and North Carolina Tar Heels are now set
    Tropical Storm Andrea's rains have prompted NCAA tournament officials to postpone Friday's Super Regional game in Chapel Hill
  • Weather delays USC Super Regional game

    Weather delays USC Super Regional game

    Friday, June 7 2013 10:16 AM EDT2013-06-07 14:16:38 GMT
    CHAPEL HILL, NC (WIS) - Tropical Storm Andrea's rains have delayed game one of the NCAA Super Regionals between the University of South Carolina Gamecocks and North Carolina Tar Heels.First pitch, which
    Tropical Storm Andrea's rains have delayed game one of the NCAA Super Regionals between the University of South Carolina Gamecocks and North Carolina Tar Heels.
  • Gamecocks to travel to Chapel Hill for Super Regionals

    Gamecocks to travel to Chapel Hill for Super Regionals

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 7:14 AM EDT2013-06-04 11:14:58 GMT
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will travel to Chapel Hill, NC to take on the Tar Heels in the Super Regionals. The Tar Heels (55-9) punched their ticket to the next round by defeating Florida
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will travel to Chapel Hill, NC to take on the Tar Heels in the Super Regionals.
  • Liberty-South Carolina NCAA suspended by rain

    Liberty-South Carolina NCAA suspended by rain

    Monday, June 3 2013 8:19 AM EDT2013-06-03 12:19:54 GMT
    The South Carolina-Liberty game at the NCAA tournament's Columbia regional has been suspended by rain and will resume Monday afternoon.
    The South Carolina-Liberty game at the NCAA tournament's Columbia regional has been suspended by rain and will resume Monday afternoon.
  • Steve Spurrier receives prestigious award from the state of Florida

    Steve Spurrier receives prestigious award from the state of Florida

    Thursday, May 30 2013 4:04 PM EDT2013-05-30 20:04:27 GMT
    GAINESVILLE, FL (WIS) - University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier received an award from Florida Governor Rick Scott Thursday.Scott presented Spurrier with the state's prestigious "Great
    University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier received an award from Florida Governor Rick Scott Thursday.
  • Clemson joins South Carolina in Columbia Regional

    Clemson joins South Carolina in Columbia Regional

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 9:40 AM EDT2013-05-28 13:40:11 GMT
    There will be plenty of familiar faces at the Columbia NCAA baseball tournament regional hosted by South Carolina. The Gamecocks are the top seed, with Clemson the second seed and Liberty the No. 3 seed.
    There will be plenty of familiar faces at the Columbia NCAA baseball tournament regional hosted by South Carolina.
  • Chargers LB Melvin Ingram tears ligament in knee

    Chargers LB Melvin Ingram tears ligament in knee

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 8:46 AM EDT2013-05-15 12:46:54 GMT
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Former University of South Carolina standout Melvin Ingram has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, putting his NFL season in jeopardy. The Chargers announced that outside
    Former University of South Carolina standout Melvin Ingram has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, putting his NFL season in jeopardy.
  • Potential for severe weather postpones South Carolina-Kentucky game

    Potential for severe weather postpones South Carolina-Kentucky game

    Friday, April 19 2013 2:36 PM EDT2013-04-19 18:36:59 GMT
    Due to the threat of very severe weather Friday night, the South Carolina-Kentucky baseball game has been postponed.  The series will begin on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Carolina Stadium with a doubleheader.
    Due to the threat of very severe weather Friday night, the South Carolina-Kentucky baseball game has been postponed.
  • Vandals deface Williams-Brice, write 'GO TIGERS' on Cockaboose

    Vandals deface Williams-Brice, write 'GO TIGERS' on Cockaboose

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 5:24 PM EDT2013-04-16 21:24:25 GMT
    Somebody painted a tiger paw on the football field at Williams-Brice Stadium and at least one Gamecock is not happy about the prank.Victor Hampton posted a photo of the field Tuesday afternoon on the popular
    It's not even November yet, and never before has the rivalry between the Clemson Tigers and the South Carolina Gamecocks been so red hot. Vandals appear to have gotten themselves involved in the rivalry.
  • SEC football 'spring fever' arrives with first big weekend of intrasquad games

    SEC football 'spring fever' arrives with first big weekend of scrimmages

    Thursday, April 11 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-04-11 11:00:16 GMT
    Many Southeastern Conference football fans will finally get a look at their favorite teams this Saturday, April 13, and several of the annual spring games will be broadcast on TV and on the Web.Texas A&M
    Southeastern Conference fans are beginning to stir as South Carolina, Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Kentucky all hold their annual spring football games on Saturday, April 13.
  • Gamecocks, Aggies, Crimson Tide spring games to be on ESPN networks

    Gamecocks, Aggies, Crimson Tide spring games to be on ESPN networks

    Friday, March 29 2013 3:53 PM EDT2013-03-29 19:53:54 GMT
    (RNN) - ESPN will broadcast the spring games of three SEC teams in April. Fans can watch South Carolina, Texas A&M and two-time defending national champion Alabama on ESPN, ESPN 2 or ESPN 3. On April 13,
    This April, ESPN will televise three SEC spring football games. Other SEC schools' spring games will be broadcast on CSS and Sun Sports.
  • Lattimore will attend South Carolina pro day

    Lattimore will attend South Carolina pro day

    Tuesday, March 19 2013 2:33 PM EDT2013-03-19 18:33:10 GMT
    Injured running back Marcus Lattimore will attend South Carolina's pro day on March 27, although he won't run in any drills for NFL personnel attending the session.
    Injured running back Marcus Lattimore will attend South Carolina's pro day on March 27, although he won't run in any drills for NFL personnel attending the session.
  • Pankake named SEC player of the week

    Pankake named SEC player of the week

    Monday, March 11 2013 4:48 PM EDT2013-03-11 20:48:15 GMT
    Sophomore shortstop Joey Pankake has been named SEC Player of the Week.  He hit .438 (7-for-16) in the five games with four homers, seven runs scored and nine RBI. Pankake hit a pair of three-run homers
    Sophomore shortstop Joey Pankake has been named SEC Player of the Week.
  • No. 17 South Carolina women stifle Alabama 77-35

    No. 17 South Carolina women stifle Alabama 77-35

    Elem Ibiam scored 19 points, Ashley Bruner pulled down 14 rebounds and No. 17 South Carolina easily defeated Alabama in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday.
    Elem Ibiam scored 19 points, Ashley Bruner pulled down 14 rebounds and No. 17 South Carolina easily defeated Alabama in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday.
  • South Carolina's opener now on a Thursday night

    South Carolina's opener now on a Thursday night

    Monday, February 25 2013 4:03 PM EST2013-02-25 21:03:38 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - South Carolina will again open its football season on Thursday night. ESPN has decided to open its 2013 broadcast schedule by showing the Gamecocks' game against North Carolina. The
    South Carolina will again open its football season on Thursday night.
  • Gamecock National Championship ring for sale on Craigslist

    Gamecock National Championship ring for sale on Craigslist

    Monday, February 18 2013 9:22 AM EST2013-02-18 14:22:32 GMT
    A South Carolina baseball National Championship ring is listed for sale on Craigslist."This is a one of a kind item," says the post. "A South Carolina Gamecocks National Championship Ring. You cannot
    A South Carolina baseball National Championship ring is listed for sale on Craigslist for $5000.
  • South Carolina F Geathers has knee scoped

    South Carolina F Geathers has knee scoped

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 1:54 PM EST2013-02-12 18:54:00 GMT
    South Carolina forward Carlton Geathers had arthroscopic surgery on his injured right kneecap.
    South Carolina forward Carlton Geathers had arthroscopic surgery on his injured right kneecap.
  • Coaches pick Gamecocks to finish 3rd

    Coaches pick Gamecocks to finish 3rd

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 11:37 AM EST2013-02-12 16:37:53 GMT
    Southeastern Conference baseball coaches have picked the Gamecocks to finish tied for third place in the Eastern Division. South Carolina and Kentucky shared a tie for third place in the 2013 SEC Preseason
    Southeastern Conference baseball coaches have picked the Gamecocks to finish tied for third place in the Eastern Division.
  • Gamecock athletes record highest departmental GPA on record

    Gamecock athletes record highest departmental GPA on record

    Tuesday, January 29 2013 11:17 AM EST2013-01-29 16:17:12 GMT
    University of South Carolina student-athletes have set a new standard in the classroom.  They ended the Fall 2012 semester with the highest departmental grade point average (GPA) on record, posting a 3.267, surpassing
    University of South Carolina student-athletes have set a new standard in the classroom.  They ended the Fall 2012 semester with the highest departmental grade point average on record.
  • Ieasia Walker named SEC Player of the Week

    Ieasia Walker named SEC Player of the Week

    Monday, January 28 2013 2:10 PM EST2013-01-28 19:10:10 GMT
    South Carolina senior Ieasia Walker was named SEC Player of the Week, the league office announced today. The Gamecock point guard led the team to a pair of victories last week, including a 55-50 win over
    South Carolina senior Ieasia Walker was named SEC Player of the Week, the league office announced today.
  • USC names Adams new defensive line coach

    USC names Adams new defensive line coach

    Tuesday, January 22 2013 2:09 PM EST2013-01-22 19:09:54 GMT
    Deke Adams (Source: TheBigSpur.com)Deke Adams (Source: TheBigSpur.com)
    COLUMBIA, SC (TheBigSpur.com) - South Carolina has a new defensive line coach in place before Florida could even announce its hire. Former North Carolina assistant Deke Adams is the new defensive line
    South Carolina has a new defensive line coach in place before Florida could even announce its hire. Former North Carolina assistant Deke Adams is the new defensive line coach at South Carolina replacing Brad Lawing, who left to take a similar position with the Gators on Sunday afternoon.
  • Vegas odds: In SC, Clemson has best chance to win 2013-14 national championship

    Vegas odds: In SC, Clemson has best chance to win 2013-14 national championship

    Thursday, January 10 2013 3:37 PM EST2013-01-10 20:37:57 GMT
    NOTE: WIS does not condone or support online gambling.According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, the Clemson Tigers have the best chance in the state of South Carolina to win next season's national college football
    According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, the Clemson Tigers have the best chance in the state of South Carolina to win next season's national college football championship.
  • Gamecocks poll rankings highest finish in history

    Gamecocks poll rankings highest finish in history

    Tuesday, January 8 2013 11:27 AM EST2013-01-08 16:27:14 GMT
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks have finished in the Associated Press Top 10 for the second consecutive season.USC (11-2) finished at No. 8 in the final AP poll. That's one spot better than
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks have finished the season as the highest ranked squad in school history.
  • Hot Reads: Special teamers make us proud

    Special teamers make us proud

    Thursday, January 3 2013 3:11 PM EST2013-01-03 20:11:15 GMT
    Poll rankings mean diddley as far as Hot Reads is concerned, but if you really want to know, we'll tell you our opinion of No. 3 LSU and No. 6 South Carolina.
    We know you don't care much about kickers, but Hot Reads does, and we're going to hype them so much that you won't get truly excited about the game until they hit the field.
  • Hot Reads: SEC goes to Hollywood, y'all

    SEC goes to Hollywood, y'all

    Thursday, January 3 2013 3:11 PM EST2013-01-03 20:11:15 GMT
    Arkansas figures to take an armful of the first-ever "Chinny" Awards honoring the most outstanding and outrageous performances in the SEC this season.
    Every week you tune in loyally to watch some of the best action on television unfold, and you are rewarded with compelling, slobber-knocking drama.
  • Hot Reads: Will the real James Franklin please stand up?

    The greatest show on turf lands in Columbia

    Thursday, January 3 2013 3:11 PM EST2013-01-03 20:11:15 GMT
    We get what you're saying, guys, but it's really Aaron Murray that powers this ship, and he has the numbers to prove it.
    What do these two guys have in common? A lot more than you think.
  • Forbes: USC's football program is one of the 20 most valuable

    Forbes: USC's football program is one of the 20 most valuable

    Thursday, December 20 2012 10:29 AM EST2012-12-20 15:29:10 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The University of South Carolina has one of the twenty most valuable football teams in the nation, according to Forbes. The magazine lists the Gamecocks at number 17. Click here to
    The University of South Carolina has one of the twenty most valuable football teams in the nation, according to Forbes.
  • Clowney: A defensive player can win the Heisman next year

    Clowney: A defensive player can win the Heisman next year

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 2:10 PM EST2012-12-18 19:10:31 GMT
    Jadeveon ClowneyJadeveon Clowney
    South Carolina's consensus All-American Jadeveon Clowney has spent much of this month collecting honors and attending banquets as one of college football's best players.
    South Carolina's consensus All-American Jadeveon Clowney has spent much of this month collecting honors and attending banquets as one of college football's best players.
  • Clowney named consensus All-American

    Clowney named consensus All-American

    Tuesday, December 11 2012 3:20 PM EST2012-12-11 20:20:05 GMT
    Jadeveon ClowneyJadeveon Clowney
    University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues to garner postseason accolades. The Rock Hill, S.C. product was named first team All-American by both the Associated Press and ESPN.com on Tuesday.
    University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues to garner postseason accolades. The Rock Hill, S.C. product was named first team All-American by both the Associated Press and ESPN.com on Tuesday.
  • Kiper, Jr.: Lattimore is the only elite back in the draft

    Kiper, Jr.: Lattimore is the only elite back in the draft

    Tuesday, December 11 2012 3:09 PM EST2012-12-11 20:09:20 GMT
    Marcus Lattimore scores a touchdownMarcus Lattimore scores a touchdown
    South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore is the only elite back in the 2013 draft, but because of his knee injury he's a wild card, said ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr. on Tuesday.
    South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore is the only elite back in the 2013 draft, but because of his knee injury he's a wild card, said ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr. on Tuesday.
  • Clowney named best defensive end in country

    Clowney named best defensive end in country

    Wednesday, December 5 2012 8:33 AM EST2012-12-05 13:33:28 GMT
    Jadeveon ClowneyJadeveon Clowney
    For the first time a sophomore has won the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award.
    For the first time a sophomore has won the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award.
  • Spurrier receives two-year contract extension

    Spurrier receives two-year contract extension

    Monday, December 3 2012 4:37 PM EST2012-12-03 21:37:42 GMT
    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier has received a two-year contract extension Monday afternoon during a meeting of the executive committee of the university's Board of Trustees.
    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier has received a two-year contract extension Monday afternoon during a meeting of the executive committee of the university's Board of Trustees.
  • Clowney unanimous All-SEC pick

    Clowney unanimous All-SEC pick

    Monday, December 3 2012 4:27 PM EST2012-12-03 21:27:37 GMT
    University of SouthCarolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was a unanimous selection tothe Associated Press first-team All-SEC squad, it was announced Monday.
    University of SouthCarolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was a unanimous selection tothe Associated Press first-team All-SEC squad, it was announced Monday.
  • Clowney named to coaches' All-America team

    Clowney named to coaches' All-America team

    Wednesday, November 28 2012 3:23 PM EST2012-11-28 20:23:57 GMT
    WACO, TX (WIS) - South Carolina defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney and Baylor wide receiver Terrance Williams and headline the 2012 AFCA FBS Coaches' All-America Team announced today by the American Football
    South Carolina defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney and Baylor wide receiver Terrance Williams and headline the 2012 AFCA FBS Coaches' All-America Team announced today by the American Football Coaches Association.
  • WR Ellington working out with USC basketball team

    WR Ellington working out with USC basketball team

    Wednesday, November 28 2012 9:53 AM EST2012-11-28 14:53:34 GMT
    South Carolina two-sport standout Bruce Ellington is working out with the basketball team, a few days after catching two touchdown passes in the Gamecocks' 27-17 victory at Clemson.
    South Carolina two-sport standout Bruce Ellington is working out with the basketball team, a few days after catching two touchdown passes in the Gamecocks' 27-17 victory at Clemson.
  • Southern Miss fires Ellis Johnson after 1 season

    Southern Miss fires Ellis Johnson after 1 season

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 1:44 PM EST2012-11-27 18:44:51 GMT
    DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer HATTIESBURG, MS (AP/WIS) - Southern Mississippi has fired football coach Ellis Johnson after one winless season. Athletic director Jeff Hammond said in a statement Tuesday
    Southern Mississippi has fired football coach Ellis Johnson after one winless season.
  • SEC postseason picture takes shape, predicting the bowl pairings

    SEC postseason picture takes shape, predicting the bowl pairings

    Monday, November 26 2012 6:15 PM EST2012-11-26 23:15:13 GMT
    It is never too early to project where those teams will play, who they will play and, for good measure, the result.
    The chaos of the scramble to play in the BCS Championship Game has come down to one possibility - the winner of Bama-Georgia plays Notre Dame. But how the rest of the bowl pairings might shake out is another interesting puzzle. Here are our projections.
  • SEC honors Clowney after setting Clemson Memorial Stadium record

    SEC honors Clowney after setting Clemson Memorial Stadium record

    Monday, November 26 2012 2:28 PM EST2012-11-26 19:28:48 GMT
    The Southeastern Conference has bestowed two honors upon South Carolina's star defensive end after he racked up four and a half sacks in the Gamecocks' win over rival Clemson Saturday night.The conference
    The Southeastern Conference has bestowed two honors upon South Carolina's star defensive end after he racked up four and a half sacks in the Gamecocks' win over rival Clemson Saturday night.
  • The Line King: No loss goes unrewarded

    The Line King: No loss goes unrewarded

    Thursday, November 22 2012 10:56 AM EST2012-11-22 15:56:34 GMT
    (RNN) - For the three people that actually read this, the Line King needed to update his bowl projections. With Missouri losing to Syracuse (what happened to the "$EC is the best" theory?), it looks like
    With Missouri losing to Syracuse (what happened to the "$EC is the best" theory?), it looks like only eight teams will actually qualify for a bowl game.
  • Rivalry week offers some really swell SEC games

    Rivalry week offers some really swell SEC games

    Wednesday, November 21 2012 7:09 PM EST2012-11-22 00:09:55 GMT
    It's rivalry week and some of these are really good, some have somber implications as we prepare to bid au revoir to future former coaches and others are meh.
    The Egg Bowl offers much drama this year; South Carolina shoots for four straight against Clemson; Florida-Florida State has national title implications.
  • No. 13 South Carolina, Spurrier poised for history

    No. 13 South Carolina, Spurrier poised for history

    Tuesday, November 20 2012 2:49 PM EST2012-11-20 19:49:09 GMT
    PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier could earn himself another statue if his 13th-ranked Gamecocks defeat No. 12 Clemson this weekend. South Carolina
    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier could earn himself another statue if his 13th-ranked Gamecocks defeat No. 12 Clemson this weekend.
  • At least 1,000 students camp out for Clemson-Carolina tickets

    At least 1,000 students camp out for Clemson-Carolina tickets

    Thursday, November 15 2012 9:56 PM EST2012-11-16 02:56:15 GMT
    CLEMSON, S.C. (WYFF) — Hundreds of Clemson students pitched tents and pulled on their warmest, rain-proof clothing to camp out in the cold just to get a ticket to the upcoming game against the University
    Hundreds of Clemson students pitched tents and pulled on their warmest, rain-proof clothing to camp out in the cold just to get a ticket to the upcoming game against the University of South Carolina rivals next weekend.
  • Week 12: Lambs come to slaughter, along with a couple of interesting league games

    Week 12: Lambs come to slaughter, along with a couple of interesting league games

    Thursday, November 15 2012 4:55 PM EST2012-11-15 21:55:31 GMT
    (RNN) - This is mostly a week of throwaway games as SEC teams prep for next week, which features turkey, dressing and a lot of rivalry games.But a bad November Saturday in SEC Country watching ball is
    Can Johnny Football gain 1 billion yards? Can Alabama score 1 billion points? And can Vanderbilt beat Tennessee for only the second time in 1 billion years? Tune in this week and find out.
  • Swearinger receives national defensive player of week honors

    Swearinger receives national defensive player of week honors

    Sunday, November 11 2012 4:41 PM EST2012-11-11 21:41:44 GMT
    University of South Carolina senior defensive back D.J. Swearinger was named the National Defensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. Swearinger, a 6-0, 210-pounder from Greenwood,
    University of South Carolina senior defensive back D.J. Swearinger was named the National Defensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
  • No. 12 South Carolina caps SEC season with win over Arkansas, 38-20

    No. 12 South Carolina caps SEC season with win over Arkansas, 38-20

    Connor Shaw threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as No. 12 South Carolina beat Arkansas 38-20 on Saturday.
    Connor Shaw threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as No. 12 South Carolina beat Arkansas 38-20 on Saturday.
  • Week 11: Alabama plays Johnny Football; coaching change rumors sizzling

    Week 11: Alabama plays Johnny Football; coaching change rumors sizzling

    Friday, November 9 2012 6:31 PM EST2012-11-09 23:31:47 GMT
    This week's games are anticlimactic after last weekend's excellent slate. But we are getting to the point in the season where we behold the final agonies of several league coaches. Sad rumors are swirling
    We are getting to the point in the season where we behold the final agonies of several league coaches. Rumors are swirling like wind-whipped, November snow about the impending exits of coaches at three league schools.
  • RB Miles starting again for No. 12 South Carolina

    RB Miles starting again for No. 12 South Carolina

    Friday, November 9 2012 9:33 AM EST2012-11-09 14:33:28 GMT
    Kenny Miles wasn't sure he wanted to spend another season just getting spot duty when South Carolina star Marcus Lattimore needed a breather. Now, all the eyes are again on Miles when the 12th-ranked Gamecocks...
    Kenny Miles wasn't sure he wanted to spend another season just getting spot duty when South Carolina star Marcus Lattimore needed a breather. Now, all the eyes are again on Miles when the 12th-ranked Gamecocks face...
  • Gamecock makes district academic team

    Gamecock makes district academic team

    Thursday, November 8 2012 3:01 PM EST2012-11-08 20:01:16 GMT
    Gamecock sophomore wide receiver Damiere Byrd claimed a spot on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District 4 Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA),
    Gamecock sophomore wide receiver Damiere Byrd claimed a spot on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District 4 Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization released today.
  • Lattimore to be honored Saturday at Williams-Brice

    Lattimore to be honored Saturday at Williams-Brice

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 5:30 PM EST2012-11-06 22:30:28 GMT
    Eight days after undergoing knee surgery, Marcus Lattimore will return to Williams-Brice Stadium to be honored by Gamecock Nation.Head Coach Steve Spurrier said Tuesday that Lattimore is expected to be
    Eight days after undergoing knee surgery, Marcus Lattimore will return to Williams-Brice Stadium to be honored by Gamecock Nation.
  • South Carolina booster group to raise fees

    South Carolina booster group to raise fees

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 4:11 PM EST2012-11-06 21:11:46 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - The University of South Carolina's athletic booster group says it will raise the annual donation levels for the 2014 giving year. The Gamecock Club board of directors said Tuesday that
    The University of South Carolina's athletic booster group says it will raise the annual donation levels for the 2014 giving year.
  • Week 10: LSU-Alabama is the best game so far this season

    Week 10: LSU-Alabama is the best game so far this season

    Friday, November 2 2012 5:46 PM EDT2012-11-02 21:46:27 GMT
    Alabama-LSU is the best game so far this year. Mississippi could still derail Georgia. Auburn can beat somebody. Florida looks to take out frustration on Mizzou. Vanderbilt continues quest for bowl.
    Alabama-LSU is the best game so far this year. Mississippi could still derail Georgia. Auburn can beat somebody. Florida looks to take out frustration on Mizzou. Vanderbilt continues quest for bowl bid.
  • Hot Reads: Bama's dominance, UGA's peril is poetic justice

    Hot Reads: Bama's dominance, UGA's peril is poetic justice

    Thursday, November 1 2012 4:07 PM EDT2012-11-01 20:07:10 GMT
    Baccari Rambo and the Bulldogs were living the good life last week, but their train to Atlanta could derail against Ole Miss.
    Alabama's superiority this season - and the disappointing performance of their closest rivals - have put the Crimson Tide by themselves in discussions about potential SEC champions.
  • North Carolina, Coastal Carolina to play Gamecocks

    North Carolina, Coastal Carolina to play Gamecocks

    Wednesday, October 31 2012 1:47 PM EDT2012-10-31 17:47:34 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - South Carolina's non-conference football games next year include a season opener against North Carolina and a first-ever matchup with state Football Championship Subdivision program
    South Carolina's non-conference football games next year include a season opener against North Carolina and a first-ever matchup with state Football Championship Subdivision program Coastal Carolina.
  • Lattimore's message to fans: "Tell them I'll be back"

    Lattimore's message to fans: "Tell them I'll be back"

    Tuesday, October 30 2012 9:12 AM EDT2012-10-30 13:12:36 GMT
    The University of South Carolina will host a "Happy Birthday and Get Well Marcus" event Monday on the Horseshoe.The event is scheduled to stat at 5 p.m. and last about 30 minutes. Speakers include student
    Hundreds of Gamecock fans stood on the Horseshoe on Monday to wish Marcus Lattimore a Happy Birthday in the wake of his knee injury.
  • Clowney named semifinalist for Bednarik award

    Clowney named semifinalist for Bednarik award

    Monday, October 29 2012 4:09 PM EDT2012-10-29 20:09:02 GMT
    University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been named one of 16 national semifinalists for the 18th Chuck Bednarik Award presented by Cracker Barrel for the Outstanding Defensive
    University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been named one of 16 national semifinalists for the 18th Chuck Bednarik Award presented by Cracker Barrel for the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year, as selected by the Maxwell Football Club National Selection Committee.
  • Shaw named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

    Shaw named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

    Monday, October 29 2012 11:39 AM EDT2012-10-29 15:39:18 GMT
    Gamecock quarterback Connor Shaw has been honored by the Southeastern Conference for his performance in South Carolina's 38-35 win over Tennessee Saturday.The 6'1" 207 pounder from Flowery Branch, GA had
    Gamecock quarterback Connor Shaw has been honored by the Southeastern Conference for his performance in South Carolina's 38-25 win over Tennessee Saturday.
  • Johnson, Gamecocks seeking to restore momentum

    Johnson, Gamecocks seeking to restore momentum

    Friday, October 26 2012 11:10 AM EDT2012-10-26 15:10:11 GMT
    South Carolina center T.J. Johnson says the Gamecocks are ready to wipe away the problems of the last two weeks.
    South Carolina center T.J. Johnson says the Gamecocks are ready to wipe away the problems of the last two weeks.
  • Week 9 in the SEC provides few decent games, but awesome rumors

    Week 9 in the SEC provides few decent games, but awesome rumors

    Thursday, October 25 2012 11:41 PM EDT2012-10-26 03:41:20 GMT
    (RNN) - Florida plays Georgia in a game that is going to decide the East Division Championship, unless something unimaginable happens. Alabama plays a ranked team at last. Missouri has a real chance to
    Florida plays Georgia, which is for the East Division Championship unless something unimaginable happens. Alabama plays an actual, ranked team at last. Missouri has a real chance to win its first SEC game, but please, fans, don't tear down the goal post if you beat Kentucky.
  • McCarron's career day indicative of Tide's balance

    McCarron's career day indicative of Tide's balance

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 5:56 PM EDT2012-10-23 21:56:59 GMT
    Here's a weekly look at five of the SEC's top performers in Week 8 and who to watch in Week 9.
    Here's a weekly look at five of the SEC's top performers in Week 8 and who to watch in Week 9.
  • Spurrier: Gamecocks must refocus after defeats

    Spurrier: Gamecocks must refocus after defeats

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 2:23 PM EDT2012-10-23 18:23:09 GMT
    Steve Spurrier has accepted South Carolina won't win a Southeastern Conference title this year. He's now focused on making sure the Gamecocks' two-game slide doesn't grow this week against Tennessee.
    Steve Spurrier has accepted South Carolina won't win a Southeastern Conference title this year. He's now focused on making sure the Gamecocks' two-game slide doesn't grow this week against Tennessee.
  • Gamecocks' Shaw, Vols' Bray trying to bounce back

    Gamecocks' Shaw, Vols' Bray trying to bounce back

    Monday, October 22 2012 4:13 PM EDT2012-10-22 20:13:29 GMT
    Tennessee's Tyler Bray is tied for the Southeastern Conference lead in touchdown passes. Connor Shaw's 13-3 record as a starter is the best mark through 16 games of any quarterback in South Carolina history.
    Tennessee's Tyler Bray is tied for the Southeastern Conference lead in touchdown passes. Connor Shaw's 13-3 record as a starter is the best mark through 16 games of any quarterback in South Carolina history.
  • Spurrier: "We're just not overall a strong team"

    Spurrier: "We're just not overall a strong team"

    Monday, October 22 2012 12:09 PM EDT2012-10-22 16:09:47 GMT
    Source: TheBigSpurSource: TheBigSpur
    If you're into numerology the number three might not be a lucky number for South Carolina., especially if you're coming off a brutal three-week stretch of SEC games . Sacks was the name of the game
    South Carolina was unable to overcome three costly first-half turnovers as it fell to Florida, 44-11, on Saturday.
  • Stakes high for Gamecocks in Swamp showdown

    Stakes high for Gamecocks in Swamp showdown

    Friday, October 19 2012 4:26 PM EDT2012-10-19 20:26:35 GMT
    In one of the most critical junctures of the season, South Carolina not only finds itself recovering from a tough road loss against the LSU Tigers, but recovering from injuries with several key players
    In one of the most critical junctures of the season, South Carolina not only finds itself recovering from a tough road loss against the LSU Tigers, but recovering from injuries with several key players
  • SEC Week 8: Watch early games then catch up on your mall time

    SEC Week 8: Watch early games then catch up on your mall time

    Friday, October 19 2012 6:01 AM EDT2012-10-19 10:01:13 GMT
    Division races are tightening up and a few important games dot the SEC landscape, but this week might be one of the last opportunities for TV football addicts to participate in real life before things
    Division races are tightening up and a few important games dot the SEC landscape, but this week might be one of the last opportunities for TV football addicts to participate in real life before things get serious.
  • Spurrier might bench DT Quarles for throwing punch

    Spurrier might bench DT Quarles for throwing punch

    Wednesday, October 17 2012 1:42 PM EDT2012-10-17 17:42:36 GMT
    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says he'll discipline defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles for punching a player at LSU last week.
    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says he'll discipline defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles for punching a player at LSU last week.
  • South Carolina #7 in BCS standings

    South Carolina #7 in BCS standings

    Monday, October 15 2012 9:00 AM EDT2012-10-15 13:00:59 GMT
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks are ranked No. 7 in this week's BCS standings, the first rankings of the 2012 college football season.
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks are ranked No. 7 in this week's BCS standings, the first rankings of the 2012 college football season.
  • SEC Week 7: An epic couch potato TV football weekend

    SEC Week 7: An epic couch potato TV football weekend

    Friday, October 12 2012 12:23 PM EDT2012-10-12 16:23:18 GMT
    Week 7, and the roll goes on with the massive highs and crushing lows of SEC whupfests we are accustomed to in the autumn of the year, all televised round the clock Saturdays for our enjoyment. But first, some
    The roll goes on with the massive highs and crushing lows of SEC whupfests we are accustomed to in the autumn of the year, all televised round the clock Saturdays for our enjoyment.
  • 3 Gamecocks named to Steele's Midseason All-America team

    3 Gamecocks named to Steele's Midseason All-America team

    Wednesday, October 10 2012 2:44 PM EDT2012-10-10 18:44:11 GMT
    Three University of South Carolina football players were named to Phil Steele's 2012 Midseason All-America team, it was announced Wednesday.Steele is a well-known football analyst who puts together a college
    Three University of South Carolina football players were named to Phil Steele's 2012 Midseason All-America team, it was announced Wednesday.
  • USC will take field in Death Valley with new uniforms

    USC will take field in Death Valley with new uniforms

    Tuesday, October 9 2012 2:58 PM EDT2012-10-09 18:58:07 GMT
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will take the field in Baton Rouge on Saturday night with a look that won't look familiar to many fans."We'll look a little different out there Saturday night,"
    The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will take the field in Baton Rouge on Saturday night with a look that won't look familiar to many fans."We'll look a little different out there Saturday night,"
  • South Carolina gets son of all-time leading scorer

    South Carolina gets son of all-time leading scorer

    Monday, October 8 2012 1:57 PM EDT2012-10-08 17:57:02 GMT
    South Carolina will soon have another McKie (MAK-ee) on the basketball court as the son of all-time leading scorer BJ McKie has committed to the program.
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