Posted February 06, 2013 on
AP on Fox
South Carolina had a low-key signing day, which is just fine with coach Steve Spurrier as his team comes off back-to-back 11 win seasons.
Spurrier said Wednesday that teams that didn't have good seasons are often the ones that make a big deal out of the recruits they sign.
South Carolina signed 21 players, one short of the maximum the Gamecocks could sign after losing three scholarships because of NCAA violations. For the second year in a row, there was no huge catch, just a number of three-star and four-star recruits.
The class again finished in the top 20, but was behind a number of other Southeastern Conference teams.
The Gamecocks signed five offensive linemen and four linebackers, meeting some of their biggest needs.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Good luck to seven former South Carolina football players as they will be representing the Gamecocks in the upcoming NFL Combine.
The seven Gamecocks that were invited are:
Justice Cunningham - TE
DeVonte Holloman - LB/SPUR
T.J. Johnson - OL
Marcus Lattimore - RB
Ace Sanders - WR
D.J. Swearinger - S
Devin Taylor - DE
Good news for the South Carolina Gamecocks as Skai Moore is going to be a Gamecock.
He is a linebacker that USC certainly needs and one that you may see playing right off the bat. He chose USC over Rutgers and Vanderbilt. Moore is a four-star prospect according to 247Sports and is the No. 22 outside linebacker in the country.
This is a big "add" to the recruiting...
South Carolina signed all of their commits on Wednesday and even added another to close their 2013 class. Rivals ranks the class at #16, and all the rankings have the class in the Top 25.
Some Gamecock fans are disappointed that back to back Top 10 finishes haven't resulted in higher rated recruiting classes. If you just glance at recruiting you might think they are...
Aleighsa Welch and Ashley Bruner posted double-doubles as No. 15 South Carolina led wire-to-wire in a 65-53 win over Alabama on Thursday night, giving the Gamecocks their second straight 20-win season and 12th in school history.
Welch scored 16 points with 10 rebounds while Bruner had 15 points and 11 boards - surpassing 600 career rebounds - for South Carolina (20-3), which is...