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Ex-South Carolina Gamecocks QB buys bar in Columbia

A former South Carolina quarterback who was part of a monumental season for the program is now ready to give fellow Gamecocks fans a new place to cheer on their favorite team. According to a report from The State, former Gamecocks signal-caller Steve Taneyhill purchased a bar named Group Therapy in Columbia. VIDEO: #Gamecocks great Steve Taneyhill is the new owner of Group Therapy...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Former South Carolina starting QB Connor Mitch transfers to James Madison

Just last year Connor Mitch came out of fall practice as the big man on campus. He was the starting quarterback for Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. Not one year later, Mitch has announced that he will transfer to James Madison University. In two games as a starter in 2015, Mitch completed 44.8% of his passes with 1 TD against 0 INT. He also ran for 51 yards and a...
Via The Student Section
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Former South Carolina QB Connor Mitch Announces Transfer To James Madison

In late May, it was announced that South Carolina quarterback Connor Mitch, who joined the program in 2013 and started a few games this past season before injuring his shoulder, would be transferring ahead of the 2016 campaign. Monday, Mitch announced his destination. Mitch will transfer to James Madison and be eligible to play for two more seasons. He announced the news on Twitter...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Gamecocks QB Connor Shaw wants to coach alma mater

Former South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw is currently competing for the Cleveland Browns starting job. However, he still holds a deep love for his alma mater. While recently speaking to the media, Shaw revealed that he loves coaching and that when his playing days are over he would love to earn a spot on the sideline — especially as a member of the South Carolina...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star Athlete Shi Smith Announces Commitment To In-State South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina picked up a big commitment from one of the top in-state players in the class of 2017 this afternoon. Shi Smith, a four-star athlete from Union, announced his commitment moments ago, tweeting out the program’s #SpursUp hashtag along with a picture of him in a Gamecocks uniform. Committed #SpursUp pic.twitter.com/jjtc3k0y2n — 1K️ (@Check1_) June 11, 2016 Smith...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA baseball tournament 2016: South Carolina moves on to Super Regional

The South Carolina Gamecocks entered the 2016 NCAA baseball tournament looking to advance to the Super Regional for the first time since 2013. They did just that by winning the Columbia Regional with a big win over the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. SOUTH CAROLINA IS ON TO SUPER REGIONALS! The Gamecocks will make their 12th appearance in Supers. #RoadToOmaha pic.twitter.com/ZBaKw6bRvV...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina LB Skai Moore Tweets That He Had Successful Neck Surgery

Earlier this week, South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp announced that the Gamecocks’ star linebacker Skai Moore will miss the 2016 season with a neck injury.  Today, Moore had surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck. He tweeted a short time ago that the procedure was successful. Successful surgery truly blessed. — SuperMan (@SkaiMoore_10) June 3, 2016 Moore’s...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina star LB Skai Moore out for 2016 season

In three seasons for the South Carolina Gamecocks, LB Skai Moore has totaled 258 tackles, 11 interceptions and 3 sacks. He led the Gamecocks in tackles in 2015 by a wide margin. News broke today that Moore will take a red-shirt in 2016 in order to have neck fusion surgery….. South Carolina LB Skai Moore will take a redshirt this year. He will have neck fusion surgery on Friday...
Via The Student Section
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina LB Skai Moore will miss season with neck injury

South Carolina star linebacker Skai Moore will miss the 2016 college football season after having surgery on a herniated disk, head coach Will Muschamp confirmed during SEC spring meetings Tuesday afternoon.  Tampa Bay Times’ Matt Baker and The Telegraph’s Jason Butt were on the scene and shared the quotes on Twitter.  Muschamp says LB Skai Moore (neck) will have to redshirt...
Via College Spun
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina Announces QB Connor Mitch Will Graduate And Transfer

South Carolina quarterback Connor Mitch is transferring, the program announced this afternoon.  The 6-foot-3, 211-pound quarterback will graduate this summer and transfer. He’ll have two years of eligibility remaining.  Mitch started two games in 2015 before getting hurt.  South Carolina announces QB Connor Mitch will graduate this summer and transfer. Started 2 games last...
Via College Spun
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Watch South Carolina CB Chris Lammons Crush These Offseason Drills

First-year head coach Will Muschamp isn’t the only one excited about a new era of college football in Columbia, South Carolina. His players are eager to get started, too.  Star cornerback Chris Lammons is one of those guys, and has been putting in the necessary work during the offseason to come in ready to go. He shared this video to Twitter of some of those workouts.  Shhh...
Via College Spun
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Marcus Lattimore receives giant ovation at South Carolina graduation

Former South Carolina Gamecocks star running back Marcus Lattimore finished off his days as a college football player with 2,677 rushing and 767 receiving yards, and 41 total touchdowns. This week, he got to hear the roar of the crowd one final time. Lattimore walked in South Carolina’s graduation and received an enormous ovation as he made the trip across the stage to receive...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Check Out South Carolina Football’s New, All-Black Helmet

It looks like South Carolina’s football team will be sporting a new helmet at least once this fall.  The Gamecocks had a new, all-black helmet on display during an event at Williams-Brice Stadium this evening.  John Del Bianco of 247 Sports captured some photos.  Close up shots of the new, all-black football helmets. pic.twitter.com/rNF2TVpN6k — John Del Bianco (@JohnDelBianco27...
Via College Spun
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina now has ‘Boom Bus’ for SpursUp Tour

The South Carolina Gamecocks are kicking off their SpursUp Tour tomorrow, basically a long tour where coach Will Muschamp and others will sign autographs while interacting with fans, and will travel from location to location in a bus that is known as the “Boom Bus.” Video of the bus being put together was posted to the Gamecocks’ official Twitter. Check it out! Quick look...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NCAA Won’t Let Marcus Lattimore Work For South Carolina Because Of “Unfair Recruiting Advantages”

Twitter/@MarcusLattimore Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore will not be allowed to join Will Muschamp’s staff without becoming a full-on coach, according to David Cloninger of The State. Why? Lattimore’s status as a former player makes the NCAA consider it an “unfair recruiting advantage.” Lattimore had planned on speaking to the team from time to time this...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NCAA blocks Marcus Lattimore from joining South Carolina football

Marcus Lattimore, who was slated to join Will Muschamp’s staff at South Carolina, has been blocked by the NCAA from this position because his presence would be considered an “unfair” advantage in recruiting, per David Cloninger of The State. “Lattimore, who will graduate from USC next month, was never going to coach but was going to speak to the team about life off the...
Via Sportsnaut
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier to Will Muschamp: ‘This isn’t a loaded team’

The South Carolina Gamecocks went through a big change midway through the 2015 season when longtime head coach Steve Spurrier announced his resignation and eventual retirement at the end of the year. Will Muschamp took over for the Head Ball Coach, but it doesn’t look like he took over a team poised to dominate in the SEC. Spurrier spoke with reporters about Muschamp’s future...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina Unveils Uniform Combinations For 2016 In Awesome Video

With South Carolina’s spring football game underway in Columbia (SC), Gamecocks fans are getting their first glimpse of the team under first-year head coach Will Muschamp. But the new and exciting didn’t stop there.  South Carolina also unveiled the uniform combinations for the upcoming 2016 college football season on Twitter with this awesome video. Take a look at the uniform...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Lou Sossamon, Gamecocks’ first All-American, scores in alumni game

The South Carolina Gamecocks are hosting their spring game later on today, but before they take the field, they are hosting an alumni game. In the game, 94-year-old Lou Sossamon, the team’s first All-American, was able to score a touchdown in the game. It was certainly a sight to see as Sossamon took the hand-off and pushed up the middle to get into the endzone. He then proved...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star South Carolina QB Commit Jake Bentley Skipping Final High School Season To Enroll Early

South Carolina’s already crowded quarterback competition just added another entrant this morning when four-star quarterback commit Jake Bentley announced he’d be bypassing his final season of high school football and enrolling in college this summer. Bentley, originally a member of the class of 2017, committed to the Gamecocks on March 24, but is able to graduate early. #SpursUp...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina dismisses two from basketball program

After missing out on the 2016 NCAA Tournament, despite initially being told they were in the field, the South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball team announced the suspension of five players from the program. On Monday, it was announced that two of the players, Eric Cobb and Jamall Gregory, have been dismissed. TeMarcus Blanton, Chris Silva and Marcus Stroma remain suspended,...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

2 Of 5 Suspended South Carolina Basketball Players Dismissed From The Program

Ahead of an NIT game a few weeks ago, five members of the South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball program were suspended: TeMarcus Blanton, Eric Cobb, Jamall Gregory, Chris Silva and Marcus Stroma. Three players remain so, but two–Cobb and Gregory–have been dismissed from the program.  Frank Martin: “Eric Cobb and Jamall Gregory are no longer with us…The other three...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA accidentally invited South Carolina to NCAA Tournament, had to uninvite

Well, this is a pretty bad error to make. A report from WISTV’s Jeremy Turnage detailed how the NCAA accidentally notified the South Carolina Gamecocks athletics department that their basketball team had been selected for the NCAA Tournament when Vanderbilt had been selected instead. According to athletic director Ray Tanner, the Gamecocks were notified of their selection at about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

A brutal mistake led South Carolina to believe it made the NCAA Tournament

The South Carolina Gamecocks nearly made the NCAA Tournament this year after finishing the season with a 24-8 record, however it wasn't enough to get them into the big dance. Instead, they saw their SEC rivals, the Vanderbilt Commodores, make it, which many believed to be a mistake by the committee.As brutal as it was for South Carolina to miss out on the excitement of March Madness...
Via FOX Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina was informed of NCAA Tournament bid

The South Carolina Gamecocks had an incredible 2015-16 season, going 24-8 and even finding themselves ranked in the top ten for sometime throughout the year. However, their record was apparently not good enough to earn them a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The team fell in the first round of the NIT and were left wondering what could have been had they been given a spot in the Big Dance...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss
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