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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 Arkansas.
Miles was South Carolina's leading rusher in 2009, but that was the year before Lattimore came to campus and became one of the Southeastern Conference's top rushers.
Miles went through Senior Day festivities last fall as he considered leaving the program after four seasons. Miles stayed, though, and will start Saturday against the Razorbacks (4-5, 2-3 SEC).
''I'm prepared and ready to go,'' said Miles, a fifth-year senior.
It's the first game for South Carolina (7-2, 5-2) since the gruesome knee injury to Lattimore two weeks ago against Tennessee. Lattimore has had surgery and could need more than a year of recovery. He was supposed to be at Williams-Brice Stadium this weekend as the school unveils his name in the building...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Injured South Carolina tailback Marcus Lattimore won't attend the 12th-ranked Gamecocks contest with Arkansas on Saturday.
The school said Thursday that Lattimore, team physician Dr. Jeffrey Guy and head trainer Clint Haggard agreed that Lattimore should not attend. Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier had said earlier in the week that Lattimore would be on hand...
His football season may be over, but Marcus Lattimore is still very much committed to his team and his supporters.
After suffering one of the most gruesome injuries in football history in a game against Tennessee on Oct. 27, Lattimore made it apparent he is not going to give up that easily and will return to the game.
As the South Carolina running back begins his recovery to repair...
South Carolina's Williams-Brice stadium will be filled with fans on Saturday to watch the Gamecocks host Arkansas, as well as honor injured tailback Marcus Lattimore for "his school career-best 38 rushing touchdowns." They might be disappointed upon learning that Lattimore won't be there, as his doctors recommended that he shouldn't attend.
Fans and players got a special video message from Marcus Lattimore saying thank you for their support and well wishes as he recovers from a knee injury. The video was played on the video board during the Gamecocks’ game vs. Arkansas. Great message, great guy.
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South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore had a video message for Gamecock fans today. Lattimore recently underwent knee surgery for a severe knee injury suffered against the Tennessee Volunteers on October 27.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Connor Shaw threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as No. 12 South Carolina beat Arkansas 38-20 on Saturday. Shaw was 15-of-23 for 279 yards for the Gamecocks (8-2, 6-2 Southeastern Conference), who finished with six league wins for only the second time in 20 years in the SEC. Arkansas (4-6, 2-4) will now have to beat both Mississippi State and...
South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw had a pair of touchdown passes as the Gamecocks down Arkansas 38-20 Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina rolls to a 77-44 win over Elon to start the season 1-0. The Gamecocks had a balanced attack on offense and some strong defense and rebounding to help bring home the first victory of the season.
South Carolina ends the Razorbacks' three-game win streak over USC with a 38-20 victory in Columbia. The Gamecocks record improves to 8-2 on the year, and 6-2 in the SEC.
The South Carolina Gamecocks claimed a much needed win against the visiting Arkansas Razorbacks in SEC play. The 38-20 win helps USC get back to their winning ways as they remain in the hunt for a BCS berth.
In the victory for South Carolina, these were the three key plays, watch the videos and see if you agree:
#3 Shaw to Ellington to create a comfortable lead -
South Carolina's Bruce Ellington has begun to show how valuable he is to the Gamecocks football team. Ellington had another standout performance against Arkansas to continue his strong play of late.
Much of what South Carolina is able to achieve this season will depend on guard play. With Bruce Ellington missing practically the entire non-conference schedule, it will be up to Eric Smith, Brian Richardson, and Damien Leonard to step up their games to help out LaShay Page on the perimeter.
South Carolina moves forward with running backs Kenny Miles and Mike Davis this week as they try to replace Marcus Lattimore starting this weekend against Arkansas.
This week’s college football odds have South Carolina listed as a 14-point home favorite for their tilt against the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday.
The Gamecocks (7-2, 5-2) have been off since escaping against lowly Tennessee, 38-35, on Oct. 27. That game was marred by the loss of running back Marcus Lattimore—South Carolina’s best player and emotional leader—to a devastating...