South Carolina Football: Replacing a star

South Carolina football will always remember the incredible contributions of Connor Shaw, but the program will now have to find a way to win without the winningest quarterback in school history as he attempts to break into the NFL’s ranks.  Most programs would worry about replacing such a great quarterback, but head coach Steve Spurrier has nothing but good feelings about the...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A little snow isn't going to stop South Carolina's Dylan Thompson

Photo posted on Twitter by Dylan Thompson The South Carolina Gamecocks had a great 2013 season, finishing 11-2 including wins over five top 25 opponents. For QB Dylan Thompson though, it wasn't a great season. In 2012, Thompson had 10 TD versus 2 INT and had his best two games at the end of the season against rival Clemson and against Michigan in the Outback bowl.  ...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson Has Fun Practicing In Snow: “When You’re Hungry You Never Miss A Meal”

It’s not often that South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium finds itself covered in snow — Columbia averages less than two inches of snowfall annually. But the area has been blanketed with the cold stuff recently, so the Gamecocks have exactly that on their hands: a very snowy field to practice on. Fortunately for the fans, the players aren’t dissuaded by the cold and snow...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dylan Thompson, Time to Shine

Time for Dylan Thompson to shine as South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier has pretty much given the keys to the Gamecocks offense to Mr. Thompson. Barring some type of health setback between now and the beginning of September, it will be “Dylan’s team.”  Speaking at a South Carolina men’s basketball game last Saturday, head coach Steve Spurrier stated, “[Dylan...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: There’s always next year

Following a heart-breaking 41-30 defeat in Sanford Stadium at the hands of an explosive Georgia Bulldogs team, the Gamecocks, once again, seem to be unable to catch a break. Despite beating Georgia the past two years, the Bulldogs have gone on to the SEC Championship game. Finally, in a year in which the Gamecocks have a favorable schedule, a win against the Dawgs in Athens would...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Outback Bowl: Gamecocks win late

Connor Shaw led No. 10 South Carolina to the brink of victory and Dylan Thompson carried the Gamecocks over the hump in the Outback Bowl. Thompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds remaining Tuesday, enabling South Carolina to match a school record for victories in a season with a 33-28 win over No. 18 Michigan. Thompson replaced Shaw during the...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Carolina edges Michigan in Outback

TAMPA, Fla. -- Dylan Thompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds remaining Tuesday, giving No. 11 South Carolina a 33-28 victory over No. 19 Michigan in the Outback Bowl. Thompson replaced Connor Shaw during the winning drive, covering the final 43 yards after the Gamecocks' starter began the march from his own 30. Devin Gardner's third...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Thompson and Sanders post Clemson

South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson and wide receiver Ace Sanders speak to the media after the Gamecocks' 27-17 win over Clemson.
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 9 South Carolina 48, East Carolina 10

Dylan Thompson completed 21 of 37 passes for 330 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 9 South Carolina (2-0) beat East Carolina 48-10 Saturday. Thompson started the game in place of the injured Connor Shaw, and left little doubt coach Steve Spurrier made the right choice to let Shaw rest. Thompson's first completion was a 53-yard pass to Damiere Byrd. He finished the game...
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Dylan Thompson sparks Gamecock offense in win

Dylan Thompson makes his first career start and gives the USC offense a boost in the 48-10 win over East Carolina. Thompson throws for 330 yards and three touchdown passes in leading the Gamecocks to a big victory.
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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