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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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It was the kind of thing that was bound to go viral. When photos of South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier shirtless and barefoot on the Gamecocks practice field spread over the Internet like spring pollen, some people laughed while others shook their heads and groaned. But no one who knows anything about Spurrier was the least bit surprised.
The Head Ball Coach is 68, the oldest...
South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has returned to practice after missing the past two sessions with a bruised shoulder.
Clowney sat out Saturday's scrimmage and Monday night's practice before returning to the field on Tuesday. South Carolina did not practice Sunday. Gamecocks defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward had said that Clowney's injury was not serious...
South Carolina All American Jadeveon Clowney returned to practice on Tuesday, after Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier trolled all of america with threats of Clowney being questionable for the opener, or the team playing without him.
South Carolina's Clowney returns to practice: South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has returned to pra… http://t.co/nGg9jmCjdO
So I guess Jadeveon Clowney has a different definition of what’s in shape and what’s not than most of us. Clowney basically admits that he has been getting by on his freakish athletic ability:
“I used to get tired last year during games a lot,” Clowney said. “Now I just got myself really in shape. That’s all it was. I am not worried about my game, because my game was...
South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney might miss the Gamecocks' season opener with a shoulder injury, ABC Carolina is reporting.
"If (Clowney's shoulder) doesn't come around real soon, we may play without him the first game...We've got a bunch of hurt guys who act like they are really hurt so right now they may not play," South Carolina coach...
I'm not quite sure who's the cooler dude in this picture: The little Gamecocks fan for going for a fist bump in the first place, or Steve Spurrier for not leaving the guy hanging?
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier tells reporters that he will have no problem benching Jadeveon Clowney in Week 1 against North Carolina.
The head ball coach did say it when reporters gathered around Steve Spurrier Monday night.
You heard right, Jadeveon Clowney might miss South Carolina's season opener against North Carolina because of a bruised shoulder.
You can just see the frustration on Steve Spurrier's face. Perhaps the head ball coach will remind Clowney and the other players the difference...
Late Monday night, South Carolina Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier told reporters that Jadeveon Clowney may have to sit out Week 1 of the 2013 season.
Cardinals star receiver Larry Fitzgerald can add a new title to his future hall of fame career; one of the league’s most overpaid players. On Wednesday, Forbes released their annual list of the NFL’s overpaid players and Fitzgerald placed seventh out of 10 players.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says DE Jadeveon Clowney will
play Saturday vs. North Carolina