Posted September 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
South Carolina's Connor Shaw is adding to his repertoire and increasing the sixth-ranked Gamecocks prospects in the Southeastern Conference. Shaw connected on 20 straight passes and threw a pair of touchdowns in South Carolina's 31-10 victory over Missouri on Saturday. It was a major step forward for a junior quarterback mostly known for beating teams with his legs. If Shaw keeps passing like he did - and keeps opponents guessing whether he'll run or throw - it will give the Gamecocks' offense the added dimension at quarterback it has been missing most of coach Steve Spurrier's eight seasons. South Carolina's defense was never in doubt and showed out again against the first-year SEC team. The Tigers managed 255 yards and didn't cross the goal line until the game's final seconds.

Shaw on target in No. 7 South Carolina's win

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Connor Shaw completed 20 straight passes and threw for two touchdowns, Marcus Lattimore ran for two scores and No. 7 South Carolina manhandled Missouri 31-10 and the Tigers first Southeastern Conference road game Saturday. Shaw missed his first pass to Lattimore on the game's first series, then hit his final 20 and finished with 252 yards passing as the...

Quarterback Controversy?

South Carolina's Connor Shaw came out on fire against Missouri to lead the Gamecocks to a 31-10 win. Shaw was 20-of-21 for 249 yards and two touchdowns as he showed why he's the Gamecocks' starting quarterback.

Ace Sanders Returns Punt for South Carolina Like a Fullback, Has Best Return of College Football Season

Ace Sanders is listed at just 5-foot-8, 175 pounds on his South Carolina bio, but you wouldn't know it from watching him return punts. The Gamecocks' junior had the return of the year on Saturday, and it didn't even go for a touchdown. Missouri is new to the SEC this year, and it might take some time to adjust to the physical play of even the smallest players on the field...

Steve Spurrier doesn’t need to take questions from the media

Steve Spurrier is a man that marches to the beat of his own drum. It’s widely known that the man does and says whatever he wants. And it appears that at this moment in the season, Spurrier feels that he doesn’t need to take questions from the media. Not because his team, which is undefeated and ranked No. 6 in both polls, is struggling. But because Steve Spurrier just doesn...

South Carolina’s Ace Sanders with an awesome punt return (Video)

South Carolina’s Ace Sanders have one of the best plays so far of the College Football season. Although he didn’t get credited for the touchdown, this 49-yard punt return was a dandy.

Video: Ace Sanders Provides Spark on Punt Return

The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the visiting Missouri Tigers by the score of 31-10. This dazzling punt return by Ace Sanders provided the early spark to help the team get the win, check it out: Can we say "play of the game?"

Cats prepare for elite Gamecock defense

When Steve Spurrier arrived at South Carolina eight years ago, the college football world may have assumed that the old Florida “Fun-n-Gun” offense was coming with him. It hasn't exactly turned out that way.

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Covering Dixie Like Mildew  - The SWRT roundup of SEC news. Alabama stays on top, LSU drops a notch.  The latest USA Today Coaches Poll has Alabama still at no. 1, with LSU dropping to third after being leapfrogged by Oregon. Georgia and South Carolina come in at fifth and sixth respectively. Florida is twelfth, and Mississippi St. rounds out the SEC representation...

South Carolina Defeats Missouri: Five Things Learned

The Missouri Tigers visited South Carolina to clash with the Gamecocks inside the gates of Williams Brice stadium. What they left with was a 31-10 thumping and a rude awakening to the SEC world of football. Lots can be said about this game but here are five things we learned from this win:1. Connor Shaw is Fine - He finally looked good under center as he seemed relaxed and in command...

Missouri Field Report

The national story for South Carolina's 31-10 thumping of Missouri will be that the Tigers are not ready to compete with elite SEC teams on the road.  The story for Gamecocks should be that their team is starting to look like an elite SEC team, even if there is room for improvement. Connor Shaw decided to steal the spotlight from Missouri and put on a historic performance. ...
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