Found August 13, 2013 on Leftover Hot Dog:
The University of South Carolina Gamecocks have won eight national team championships and produced a variety of current and former pro athletes in just about every major sport there is. Here are five of the most famed and accomplished among those special talents still active in their sports.      1. John Abraham Abraham, who was born and raised in South Carolina, is a four-time Pro-Bowl linebacker with 122 career sacks, 508 tackles and 44 forced fumbles going into the 2013-2014 NFL season. He was just the 25th player in NFL history to record over 100 sacks and ranks 13th on the all-time sacks list. He played for the New York Jets from 2000-2005, where he was invited to his first three Pro Bowls (2001, 2002, 2004). Abraham then moved on to play for the Atlanta Falcons for 6 years (2006-2012), getting his fourth Pro Bowl invite in 2010. He was the 13th overall pick in the 2000 NFL draft and currently plays for the Arizona Cardinals. He ranks second in sacks (23.5) in...
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