SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS NEWS

South Carolina recruiting: OT commitment Wyatt Campbell recovering from knee surgery

LUGOFF, S.C. – South Carolina 3-star offensive tackle commitment Wyatt Campbell played his entire senior season at Lugoff-Elgin High School on an injured knee. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound future Gamecock tore his meniscus in a scrimmage on Aug. 3 against Blythewood, a little less than two months after he committed. “The last game we played against Darlington, I played the first half...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

South Carolina fires offensive coordinator Kurt Roper

The Gamecocks made it official, parting ways with the assistant coach after two years with the program. On Wednesday morning, the South Carolina Gamecocks moved on from embattled offensive coordinator Kurt Roper. Roper had been linked to the Rice head coaching vacancy, but lost out on the position earlier this week when the Owls decided to go with Stanford offensive coordinator...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
4 days ago

5 things to know about South Carolina play-caller Bryan McClendon

On Wednesday morning, Will Muschamp announced that Kurt Roper had been relieved of his duties as the South Carolina football team’s offensive play-caller. Roper, who served as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the last two seasons, will be replaced in the Outback Bowl by co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon. There’s no word yet on who...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Mike Davis bursts onto the scene for Gamecocks in the NFL

A look at how former South Carolina players fared in the NFL last week. RB Mike Davis, Seahawks: Davis led Seattle’s rushing attack with 16 carries for 64 yards, with a long of 22, and added four catches for 37 yards as the Seahawks took down the high-flying Eagles. After being cut from the 49ers and added to the Seahawks’ practice squad earlier this season, he looks to be proving...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
4 days ago

South Carolina football makes change at offensive coordinator

Will Muschamp and the South Carolina football team will undergo a change at offensive coordinator. Kurt Roper has been relieved of his duties as the play-caller, co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. For the bowl game, Bryan McClendon, who served as co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for the last two seasons, will call the Gamecocks offensive plays. “After...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

South Carolina recruiting: Jonathan Gipson visits, sets return; the ripple effect from FSU

Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. For previous editions of SpursUp Surveillance, check out the link. Hard-hitting DB to return Jonathan Gipson will return to South Carolina this weekend for his official visit. The 3-star...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

South Carolina women take care of Charleston, 69-43

Coming off a big win over Duke, the Gamecocks were a bit sluggish in this one. A couple days removed from a dominant 72-52 win against the No. 14 Duke Blue Devils, No. 5 South Carolina stumbled a bit through a 69-43 victory against College of Charleston in Columbia on Tuesday. A’ja Wilson notched her eighth double-double of the season, posting 26 points and 15 rebounds to lead the...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
4 days ago

2 Gamecocks named All-SEC by league coaches; plus, South Carolina coaches drop in on major commit

Welcome to SEC Country’s Chicken & Waffles, your daily dish for all things South Carolina Gamecocks football, basketball and more. Miss a previous edition? Find every edition of SEC Country’s South Carolina Gamecocks Chicken & Waffles right here. More conference honors South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst and linebacker Skai Moore were named first-team All-SEC by the league...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Report: Kurt Roper will not return to South Carolina in 2018

According to Dan Wolken of USA Today, South Carolina co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper will not be back with the Gamecocks for a third season. Wolken also reported that a change could be announced as soon as Wednesday. Roper, who was hired by Will Muschamp in January of 2016, came to Columbia after a stint as an offensive assistant coach for the Cleveland Browns. Before his time...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Report: South Carolina to part ways with OC Kurt Roper amid offensive staff changes

South Carolina struggled on offense in 2017, coming in at 109th in total offense after averaging 340.2 yards per game during the regular season. Per Dan Wolken, that will lead to some changes on the offensive side of the Gamecocks coaching staff, including offensive coordinator Kurt Roper who is not expected to be kept on the staff. The Gamecocks also struggled to score in 2017,...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

South Carolina recruiting: In-home visits with Dakereon Joyner, FSU LB pledge

In this South Carolina recruiting update, the latest on the in-home visits by Gamecock coaches Will Muschamp, Bryan McClendon and Travaris Robinson. Muschamp and McClendon, the co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach, visited with 4-star quarterback commitment, who saw co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kurt Roper last week. Had a wonderful home visit!! #SpursUp pic...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Report: Four-star South Carolina target Channing Tindall won’t play in Shrine Bowl

Spring Valley linebacker Channing Tindall won’t play in the Shrine Bowl next week according to a report from Lou Bezjak of  The State. A Columbia native, he’s a high-value target for the Gamecocks. Tindall has been bothered by a shoulder injury late in the season, which forced him to miss a playoff game against Conway. Tindall is the 95th best player in the country and second best...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Report: Will Muschamp expected to land six-year extension, pay raise at South Carolina

As many of the top college football programs around the nation are dealing with turnover at the head coaching position, South Carolina has found some security with Will Muschamp at the helm.Heading into a highly coveted New Year’s Six Bowl — the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Fla. — against Michigan, the Gamecocks are reportedly close to a new deal with the head coach to keep him...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Skai Moore, Hayden Hurst named first team All SEC by league’s coaches

South Carolina has two representatives on the All SEC first team, as voted by the league’s coaches: Linebacker Skai Moore and tight end Hayden Hurst. This is Hurst’s second first team SEC selection after being tapped by the Associated Press for the same honor on Monday. Moore earned a second team selection, per AP. Moore led South Carolina with 88 tackles. With 348 total tackles...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Kurt Roper reportedly out of the running for Rice position

South Carolina’s offensive coordinator will apparently not be taking the Owls’ head coaching job. As coaching search season continues to dominate the college football landscape, the South Carolina Gamecocks got in on the action when offensive coordinator Kurt Roper was linked to the Rice head coaching job. Roper, a former Owl, was one of three candidates in the running, with the...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
5 days ago

South Carolina football: Rice ready to name next head coach

According to Yahoo’s Pete Thamel, Rice has made a decision on its next head coach, and it’s not the South Carolina football team’s offensive play-caller. Gamecock co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kurt Roper, a Rice graduate, was recently linked to his alma mater as a candidate for the vacancy at head coach. On Tuesday morning, Thamel tweeted that Mike Bloomgren, Stanford...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

South Carolina recruiting: In-state kicker favors Gamecocks

Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. For previous editions of SpursUp Surveillance, check out the link. Six kickers and punters from the state of South Carolina are committed to sign with ACC and SEC programs. It remains to be...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Wilson powers No. 5 Gamecocks to 69-43 win over Charleston

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A’ja Wilson had her eighth double-double this year with 26 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 5 South Carolina put away College of Charleston 69-43 on Tuesday night. It was the third straight victory for the Gamecocks (9-1) since their lone loss to No. 3 Notre Dame on Nov. 26. South Carolina now takes an almost two-week break — and early on, it looked like it had...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

South Carolina recruiting: Will Muschamp, Travaris Robinson go in-home with Israel Mukuamu

Israel Mukuamu, one of the top South Carolina recruiting options in the 2018 class, visited with coaches Will Muschamp and Travaris Robinson on Monday. The 6-foot-4, 190-pound prospect from Parkway High School (Bossier City, La.) is listed by Rivals as a 4-star safety, but the Gamecocks are recruiting him to play cornerback. #TGBTG pic.twitter.com/AaWv22znFh — Israel Mukuamu (@IsraelMukuamu...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

South Carolina recruiting: Gamecocks gearing up for official visit weekend

Even though most of the upcoming official visitors are already committed, it’s set to be another big-time South Carolina recruiting weekend. Four-star cornerback Jaycee Horn (Alpharetta, Ga.) will on campus with nearly 10 commitments, including 4-star quarterback Dakereon Joyner, 4-star cornerback Jonathan Gipson, who profiles as a safety. A handful of 3-star pledge will be there...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

South Carolina places three on All-SEC teams

Hayden Hurst, Dante Sawyer, and Skai Moore received year-end honors from the Associated Press. The Associated Press announced its all-SEC teams on Monday, and three Gamecocks made the grade. Tight end Hayden Hurst was a first-team honoree, while defensive end Dante Sawyer and linebacker Skai Moore both landed on the second team. Hurst, who will likely depart for the NFL after this...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
6 days ago

South Carolina basketball: Frank Martin firmly believes in the importance of practice

COLUMBIA, S.C. — There’s at least one thing South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin doesn’t see eye-to-eye with Hall of Famer Allen Iverson. Martin loves practice. On Monday morning, he told reporters at Colonial Life Arena that he’d practice his team 10 times a day if it was cool with the NCAA. Iverson, of course, famously ranted about the importance of practice when he played...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

5 South Carolina football players rated among best in SEC

According to Pro Football Focus, five players from the South Carolina football team are rated among the best in the SEC at their respective positions. Vinnie Ronca shared those grades over the weekend. Junior tight end Hayden Hurst, who’s caught 41 passes for 518 yards and 2 touchdowns, is one of the two Gamecocks from the offensive side of the ball. His 78.6 rating currently sits...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

AD Ray Tanner writes letter to South Carolina football fans

COLUMBIA, S.C. — On the heels of the South Carolina football team’s 8-4 regular season and invite to the Outback Bowl, athletics director Ray Tanner penned a letter to Gamecock fans. Below is the letter, which also appears on gamecocksonline.com. The regular season is over, and our South Carolina Gamecocks are headed to the postseason once again! This team surpassed every prognosticators...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

South Carolina dominates Duke in 72-52 victory

The Gamecocks made a statement against the No. 14 Blue Devils. The No. 5 Gamecocks took another early season test in the No. 14-ranked Blue Devils, and passed with flying colors with a 72-52 victory on Sunday in Columbia. With starting point guard Bianca Cuevas-Moore still on the shelf with a knee sprain and key contributor Lindsey Spann dealing with a sprain of her own, South Carolina...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
6 days ago
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