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South Carolina Gamecocks
North Carolina Tar Heels
Steve Spurrier has always liked the attention South Carolina gets by starting its season on a Thursday night.
Having All-America Jadeveon Clowney on the sidelines, though, guarantees the Gamecocks will get plenty of attention whenever they play this season.
''I told my wife this morning, I was looking at the paper, all the NFL guys are playing this Thursday night,'' Spurrier said. ''Those dadgum guys are crowding in on our Thursday night TV games.''
Don't worry, coach, your ratings will likely be high among NFL scouts, who'll tune to watch Clowney.
The 6-foot-6, 274-pound junior - and presumptive No. 1 pick in the next draft - steps on the field for the first time since the Outback Bowl when he sent the helmet of Michigan runner Vincent Smith flying and turned momentum to the Gamecocks in a 33-28 victory.
The hype hasn't slowed down since. Clowney's hit won an ESPY for ''Best Play.'' He's met LeBron James, been...
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Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had an average game against the Tar Heels, but downplayed any talk that it was due to a lack of conditioning.
While South Carolina easily handled UNC to kick off its 2013 season, much of the attention from the matchup has been centered around Gamecocks defensive star Jadeveon Clowney, who often looked winded between snaps. Many sportswriters and analysts have even gone as far as to remove him from the Heisman race – a move that seems a bit premature.
Clowney has obviously heard the criticism...
Jadeveon Clowney may not have had a stellar night, but the Gamecocks had little trouble with Bryn Renner and UNC. Photo: USA Today Sports
South Carolina jumped out to a 17-0 lead on the visiting Tar Heels and never allowed North Carolina to break in to a double-digit lead.The Gamecocks opened the year with a 27-10 victory and are off on the right foot of what could be a fun season...
One member of the UNC Tar Heels football team had a plan to shut down South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney on Thursday evening in Columbia, but it wasn’t pretty.
Tar Heels offensive tackle Kiaro Holts delivered what appears to be one heck of a dirty hit on Clowney’s knees in the second half of South Carolina’s 27-10 win. Holts appeared to fall or slip, but he clearly...
North Carolina and South Carolina kicked off the college football season tonight in what was pegged to be a fierce battle. We found out very quickly that the Tar Heels were outclassed, and UNC eventually fell to the Gamecocks, 27-10.
If the loss wasn’t bad enough, one North Carolina lineman, offensive tackle Kiaro Holts, managed to embarrass himself and his team late in the game...
COLUMBIA, S.C. It's easy for Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson to share the wealth and notoriety that goes with guiding a top-10 program when they're great friends away from football ... and mirroring one another on the field.
In South Carolina's 27-10 home thumping of North Carolina on Thursday, which was halted by a 1 hour-, 44-minute rainlightning delay, the quarterbacks...
Big plays on offense for No. 6 South Carolina? That's not what was supposed to happen with a defense led by All-American Jadeveon Clowney.
Instead, it was a 75-yard touchdown run by Mike Davis and two long scoring passes from quarterbacks Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson that lifted the Gamecocks to a 27-10 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night.
The win was Steve Spurrier...
After what felt like an lifetime without college football, tonight brings the return of Jadeveon Clowney, Lane Kiffin, and actual college football games to watch.
While the slate tonight isn't loaded with NFL talent and possible first rounders, it does feature a handful of inter-state or cross-state rivalries, leading with North Carolina and South Carolina, as Jadeveon Clowney...
As important as the other side of the ball will be to the outcome of the game, the main event of this game is sure to be the UNC offense against Jadeveon Clowney -- er, the South Carolina defense.
At look at the games from week one that will play a part (however small) in determining the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner…. Thursday North Carolina at South Carolina (6 p.m. ET, ESPN) A lot of fans who know Jadeveon Clowney primarily from the hit he made in last year’s Outback Bowl will finally get a […]
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Established: December 11, 1789
Students: 29,390 (18,579 Undergrad)
2012 Record: 8-4 NCAA probabtion
Head Coach: Larry Fedora (2nd season at UNC)
All Time Record vs. USC: UNC leads series 32-17-4
Last Meeting: 2007 USC 21 UNC 15 in Chapel Hill
Football season is finally here and what better way...