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South Carolina Gamecocks: Pharoh Cooper MVP

The South Carolina Gamecocks endured a disappointing 2014 season, but sophomore wide receiver Pharoh Cooper was certainly a bright spot for the Gamecocks.  In a year in which South Carolina’s defense severely regressed, the offense excelled at times, and it all started with Cooper.  Quarterback Dylan Thompson threw for 3,564 yards and 26 touchdowns, but he didn’t even complete...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina's Pharoh Cooper Makes the Catch of the Bowl Season

With around 30-something games during the Bowl Season there are going to be hundreds of catches. Many will be routine and easy. Many others will be difficult and somewhat challenging. A few will be the kind of catch that you want to watch over and over again because they are that awesome. Those catches become known as the best of the bowl season.So far I'd have to say this one by...
Via FatManWriting
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Gamecocks hold off Hurricanes for Independence Bowl win

The Hurricanes scored the first six points of the 2014 Duck Commander Independence Bowl and the final seven, but South Carolina outscored Miami 24-7 in between to take the game. Here are four observations from the Gamecocks' 24-21 win: 1. PHAROH COOPER AS THE BIGGEST OFFENSIVE WEAPON ON THE FIELD If you didn't have Duke Johnson on the brain prior to the Independence Bowl, you were...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Pharoh Cooper Made A Ridiculous Catch Behind A Miami Defender’s Back To Set Up A Touchdown

Phraoh Cooper has had a huge game for the South Carolina Gamecocks in the Independence Bowl against Miami, and his latest catch may be the most important of the game. With under five minutes left, Cooper made an absurd grab around a Miami defender, giving USC a 25 yard gain and putting the ball at the ‘Canes two yard line. Quarterback Dylan Thompson ran it in on the next play to...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: South Carolina QB Dylan Thompson Tosses 78-Yard TD to Pharoh Cooper in Independence Bowl

The season did not go anything like the South Carolina Gamecocks had thought it was going to go, but that does not appear to be detering them from trying to end it on a high note with a win against the Miami Hurricanes in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl. After falling behind by a six the Gamecocks took the lead on this beauty of a 78-yard bomb from Dylan Thompson to Pharoh Cooper...
Via FatManWriting
28 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Pharoh Cooper Puts South Carolina On The Board With A Huge 78-Yard Touchdown Catch

South Carolina had a slow start during today’s Independence Bowl against Miami, but the Gamecocks are starting to gain momentum, and naturally, it is Pharoh Cooper who gave them the jolt that they needed. Trailing 6-0, Dylan Thompson found Cooper over the middle with plenty of room to run, and the speedy sophomore had no problem turning that into a 78-yard go-ahead touchdown reception...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Partly cloudy senior day

The South Carolina football team got its sixth win and became bowl eligible for the 11th consecutive season after an ugly but comfortable, 37-12 win over the South Alabama Jaguars. It was probably South Carolina’s worst performance of the year, particularly on offense, but the sheer talent of the Gamecock roster was enough to get a win over an overmatched South Alabama team. South...
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Where’s the beef?

Editor’s note: The author was livid that Tennessee won, as he felt it rendered his intended title for this piece, “Cooperstown”, in honor of Pharoh Cooper’s career night, inappropriate. The South Carolina football team lost another heart breaking game in overtime, 45-42 to the Tennessee Volunteers, against whom they are now 0-3 in overtime games. The Gamecocks continued to...
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Try, fail to lose to Vanderbilt

The South Carolina football team stole a 48-34 win from Vanderbilt in Nashville, despite trying its best to gift-wrap the game for the Commodores. Steve Spurrier moved into soul possession of second place in all time wins as an SEC coach, passing Vince Dooley with his 202nd win. For Lorenzo Ward, facing one of the worst offenses in the country should have provided his defense the...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pharoh Cooper is the Real Deal

The South Carolina Gamecocks held a scrimmage yesterday as they continue to build towards their showdown with Texas A&M. One bright spot from the scrimmage was the play of wide receiver Pharoh Cooper. He had a two catches for 80 yards and a touchdown. Those stats may not excite you but it shows that the offense has lots options at wide out to go with a strong run game. This is...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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