SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS NEWS

College basketball: Green likes what he’s seen from Gamecocks this summer

JACKSONVILLE — Summer means summer workouts for the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team. The Gamecocks started with individual workouts, and head coach James Green likes what he’s seen so far.
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
3 days ago

Gamecocks top signee Johnson fails to qualify, headed to JUCO

The South Carolina Gamecocks received some disappointing news Tuesday, as four-star cornerback Octavis Johnson informed the team of his plans to enroll in prep school and will not be a member of the football team this fall, according to 247 Sports.Johnson plans on returning to the Gamecocks, pending he makes the grades to become eligible, in January as a member of the 2016 recruiting...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darius Rucker loses bet, sings Notre Dame fight song

Since ending his days as lead singer of the classic rock band Hootie and the Blowfish to pursue a solo career in country music, Darius Rucker has made it abundantly clear that he is an avid South Carolina Gamecocks fan. It make sense considering that he was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. ESPN radio personality and co-host of Mike & Mike in the Morning, Mike Golic...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier's best play calls at South Carolina

Garnet and Black Attack was kind enough to put together their list of the best play calls by the Old Ball Coach in his tenure at South Carolina. Here are the top three:3. Dylan Thompson's four-yard touchdown run against Florida, 2014. (embed video from youtube)On a day that both offenses were struggling, Spurrier busted out the zone-read to help get his team a redzone touchdown...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier, South Carolina Gamecocks Support Removal Of Confederate Flag

The South Carolina Gamecocks should be preparing for the football season, but Steve Spurrier is busy tweeting about the confederate flag.
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurrier continues stance against the Confederate flag

Long before the existence of the Confederate flag at the South Carolina statehouse became a hot-button issue in the national media, Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier made his feelings publicly known on the flag's presence: Now that support continues to grow calling for the flag to be taken down from the statehouse, the man affectionately known as the 'Ol' Ball Coach' made his feelings...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina AD, president: The Confederate flag must come down

Less than a week after a 21-year-old white man was accused of entering a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and killing nine African-Americans by gunfire, support for removing the Confederate flag from the grounds of South Carolina's State House continues to grow. In the days after the shooting, images surfaced online of the killer holding a Confederate flag and a gun, sparking...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina AD calls for removal of Confederate flag

A nationwide debate has sparked since the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina about whether state officials should bring down the Confederate flag in the state. It all picked up on Monday when it was announced that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was set to call a press conference to bring down the flag. Sources: Nikki Haley to call for Confederate flag to come down...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Players and Coaches Call For Confederate Flag to be Taken Down

The momentum for the Confederate flag to be taken down in South Carolina is gaining. After a video of Steve Spurrier in 2007 voicing his...
Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina unveils new indoor facility

Top of the line athletic facilities can often make an impact during the recruiting process, so it is no surprise that schools take to social media to share photos of their new venues as soon as they become available. That is exactly what the South Carolina Gamecocks have done now that they have a brand new indoor facility. While the facility is not 100 percent complete, the turf...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: SC Releases Photos Of The Gamecocks’ New Indoor Facility

Earlier in 2015, South Carolina football tweeted out a picture of a new indoor facility that was in the works. It looks like some serious progress has been made in the few months since. In the past 24 hours, South Carolina has posted a few photos that show that the facility is almost complete. The turf has even been installed. It’s getting closer…. #Gamecocks #HereSC pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks land commitment from coveted athlete JJ Givens

The South Carolina Gamecocks appear to be on a recruiting hot streak of late with their latest commitment coming from Virginia athlete JJ Givens. Givens is listed at six-foot-two, 174-pounds and is ranked as a three-star prospect according 247 Sports. The Gamecocks' newest pledge chose the school despite holding offers from Arizona State, Michigan, Michigan State, Oklahoma, Ole...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina catches commit from 2017 TE Will Register

One day after receiving a scholarship offer from the South Carolina Gamecocks, tight end prospect Will Register gave his pledge to the team giving them first commitment of their 2017 recruiting class. Register is listed at six-foot-four, 240-pounds and also had an offer from in-state rival Clemson, according to 247 Sports. The newest member to South Carolina's class spoke with Palmetto...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Gamecocks land pair of football prospects

There were dozens of major football prospects on the South Carolina and Clemson campuses last week for camps. The Gamecocks picked up a pair of commitments with one more possibly on the horizon, and both programs continued to hand out offers for the next few classes.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
19 days ago

Dawn Staley: The Secret and her success

Fifteen years ago, Dawn Staley made the move from playing in the WNBA to coaching the Temple Owls. It was a sudden move from someone who had never coached. Fifteen years later, now as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks, she has taken to The Players Tribune to explain her journey. Staley opens with the truth. She never wanted to be a coach. She was a player. “I never...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Football Target Kash Daniel is Visiting South Carolina

Paintsville, KY linebacker Kash Daniel is currently on a visit to South Carolina, and if his Twitter is any indication, he’s having a very good time. Way up I feel blessed
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
21 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: TE Will Register Becomes The First Member Of South Carolina’s 2017 Recruiting Class

While the 2016 recruiting cycle is far from over, teams are already compiling early commitments for 2017. The South Carolina Gamecocks just landed their first member of that class, in tight end Will Register, who is from the town of Chapin, about 25 miles outside of Columbia. Register made the announcement official on Twitter. Just committed to the University of South Carolina....
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks' nonconference schedule ranked most difficult in SEC

The SEC is always loaded; there's no question about it. And the never-subsiding depth of the conference is what makes just about every SEC team's in-conference schedule an apparent gauntlet, regardless of the year.But when it comes to nonconference strength of schedule, nobody in the SEC will have a tougher road in 2015 than South Carolina -- at least based on last year's opponents...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Raymond Doby commits to South Carolina

Three-star forward Raymond Doby of St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin, near Milwaukee, has committed to South Carolina. The decision was reported to Scott Phillips of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. The 6-foot-7 Doby had previously committed to DePaul University, but was released from his letter of intent this spring and visited South Carolina...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Excited for football? South Carolina releases hype video

Are you excited for the 2015 college football season? South Carolina sure is. The Gamecocks have released a hype video for the upcoming season called "Anticipation," and it definitely lives up to its title.Take a look:(h/t College Spun)Image Credit: Jeff Blake, USA TODAY Sports
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurrier adding transfer safety

Steve Spurrier has said that the Gamecocks will be adding a graduate transfer safety from Kansas this off-season. Speaking on the Paul Finebaum Show at the SEC Spring meetings in Destin, FL, The Head Ball coach said: "I hope that's not against the rules," he added. "We think he's got to get in grad school and do some stuff. Our conference - if they've had issues before - would frown...
Via SEC Football Blog
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks 2015 Preview and Prediction

South Carolina’s season was lost in essence before the first Saturday of the season. The Gamecocks lost 52-28 at home to Texas A&M on the...
Via Athlon Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Seeks Revenge From 2014 Season Opener In Most Expensive Game Of 2015

Steve Spurrier’s 10th season as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks was not one to remember, as the team finished only one game over .500 with their bowl game victory over Miami (FL) in the Independence Bowl. The Gamecocks’ 7-6 overall record, including going 3-5 in the SEC, was fifth-best in a down year for the SEC Eastern division. Three historically successful SEC...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Kyle Davis De-Commits From South Carolina

One of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation is back up for grabs. Late Monday night, Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer wide receiver Kyle Davis, a four-star recruit, announced that he would be re-opening his recruiting process after choosing to de-commit from Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks. Davis took to Twitter to share the news. after a long talk with my family...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Gamecocks lose their top commit, could he flip to Georgia?

The South Carolina Gamecocks got a huge blow to their 2016 recruiting efforts, as Kyle Davis of Lawrenceville, Georgia has decommitted from the school. Davis is a four-star receiver and had been committed to South Carolina since July of 2014. The six-foot-three 215-pound target has been rated as high as the number seven overall player in the state and could be one of the nation...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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