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Columbia, SC (Sports Network) - South Carolina wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has decided to forgo his senior season and will enter the NFL Draft.
Jeffery was the MVP of South Carolina's Capital One Bowl victory over Nebraska after catching four passes for 148 yards and a touchdown in the 30-13 win. His 51-yard TD catch on a desperation heave at the end of the first half gave the Gamecocks the lead for good.
The 6-foot-4 native of South Carolina is considered a first-round pick. He caught 49 passes for 762 yards with eight touchdowns this past season, but first made a name for himself in 2010 with 88 receptions for 1,517 yards.
"I would like to thank the fans, my teammates, Coach Spurrier and everyone involved for all the opportunities South Carolina has provided me," said Jeffery in a statement. "I am proud to say I will always be a Gamecock."
Jeffery finished his three-year career with 183 catches and a school-record 12 100-yard receiving games, while ty...
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South Carolina's record-setting receiver Alshon Jeffery is giving up his senior season for the NFL.
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A pair of defensive standouts that helped the University of South Carolina to aschool-record 11 wins this season will represent the Gamecocks in the 2012 Senior Bowl. Defensive endMelvin Ingram and safety Antonio Allen have both officially accepted invitations to the senior showcaseevent, it was announced today.
South Carolina earned up a 65-55 win over No. 24/21 Vanderbilt in SEC women's basketball play on Thursday night at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks (13-2, 2-0 SEC) used two scoring runs in the first half to build a 10-point lead that Vanderbilt could not overcome.
The Wildcats open conference play, hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks after posting a 14-1 record in pre-conference play. Most recently the Wildcats defeated Arkansas-Little Rock, 73-51, in their annual Freedom Hall game in Louisville.
South Carolina head coach Darrin Horn and players Malik Cooke and Lakeem Jackson met with the media on Thursday afternoon.