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South Carolina QB Connor Mitch Tweets “1-0″ After UNC Win

It wasn’t pretty – in fact it was downright ugly – but Connor Mitch and South Carolina escaped Charlotte with a 17-13 victory over border rival North Carolina. Mitch himself had a lackluster debut, finishing 9-of-22 for 122 yards and one touchdown. But Friday morning, it’s clear that Mitch is just happy that his team got the win. Check out his simple-but-effective tweet...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: South Carolina QB Connor Mitch Throws First Career Touchdown Pass!

South Carolina quarterback Connor Mitch did not have a great debut Thursday night against North Carolina. By time the night was done he had thrown nine completions in 22 attempts for 122 yards along with another 44 yards on the ground. He did do two very important things though--win the game and give Spurrier plenty of coaching points for the team's next practice.He actually accomplished...
Via FatManWriting
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sapakoff: Dig in for an odd year at QB for the Gamecocks

CHARLOTTE — The Carowinds amusement just outside of town advertises itself as the "Thrill Capital of the Southeast," but the South Carolina Gamecocks’ backfield might put up a good argument this season.

5 biggest takeaways from Tar Heels vs. Gamecocks

The 2015 college football season is officially underway and the North Carolina Tar Heels faced off against their rival South Carolina Gamecocks to open the year. It was a very good game all the way through, but Steve Spurrier’s Gamecocks were able to come through with a big 17-13 victory. North Carolina led most of the game, but key mistakes by quarterback Marquise Williams did...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Connor Mitch suffered hip pointer in UNC game

The South Carolina Gamecocks opened their season with a bang and a hard-fought 17-13 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels earlier tonight, but some of the players found themselves aching hard after the game. One of those players happened to be sophomore quarterback Connor Mitch. CBS Sports’ Chip Patterson reported that on top of cramps, Mitch was also suffering from a hip pointer...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina's Shon Carson displays blazing speed with 48-yard TD

South Carolina Gamecocks running back Shon Carson displayed some blazing speed with the game-winning 48-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's game against North Carolina. GIF: South Carolina's Shon Carson has that #LudicrousSpeed pic.twitter.com/t4rlgTqD6v— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) September 4, 2015Carson finished with 75 yards as the Gamecocks started...
Via Holdout Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks top Tar Heels 17-13 in battle of the Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Shon Carson ran for 75 yards and a touchdown, linebacker Skai Moore intercepted two passes in the end zone and South Carolina defeated border state rival North Carolina 17-13 on Thursday night. Carson, the Gamecocks' third-string running back, made an immediate impact on his first carry early in the fourth quarter, breaking free around right tackle and racing 48...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carson, Moore lift Gamecocks past Tar Heels 17-13

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Shon Carson ran for 75 yards and a touchdown, linebacker Skai Moore intercepted two passes in the end zone and South Carolina defeated border state rival North Carolina 17-13 on Thursday night. Carson, the Gamecocks' third-string running back, made an immediate impact on his first carry early in the fourth quarter, breaking free around right tackle and racing...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina Quarterback Connor Mitch Driven Into The Ground, Leaves Game

South Carolina quarterback Connor Mitch didn’t last long during his first game as the Gamecocks’ starter, as he left the game in the fourth quarter after being driven to the ground by a North Carolina defender.  Mitch went 9-of-22 for 122 yards, one touchdown and an interception before leaving Thursday’s game because of this hit.  It’s unclear if Mitch will return, but...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina starting QB Mitch leaves game with an injury

South Carolina is holding on to a four-point lead late in the fourth quarter but may have to do so without their starting quarterback, as Connor Mitch has left the game due to an apparent hip injury.  With Mitch out, South Carolina has turned to former walk-on Perry Orth to take over the quarterbacking duties. At this point, there has been no word on the severity of Mitch's injury...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina’s Connor Mitch throws first career TD

Connor Mitch won the South Carolina Gamecocks’ starting quarterback job this offseason and ge is making Steve Spurrier happy about his decision early on. North Carolina jumped out to a 7-0 lead quickly on a 21-yard pass from Marquise Williams to Bug Williams, but Mitch and South Carolina answered quickly. After a very impressive drive by the Gamecocks, Mitch dropped back and fired...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina Gamecocks’ Football Keys To Success

Can Steve Spurrier help South Carolina contend in the SEC? In this NHTSA Keys To Success, Campus Insiders’ Pete Fiutak reveals three keys to the Gamecocks’ 2015 season.
Via Leftover Hot Dog
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

The 2015 FBS season kicks off this Thursday night when South takes on North in the Battle of the Carolinas. The Tar Heels are looking to improve on...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina, South Carolina Announce Future Games In Charlotte Between Schools

On Thursday, the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks will open the 2015 season against each other in Charlotte. But before that game can even take place, the schools and the city announced two future meetings at the same location: The Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF) today announced it has secured two future regular season college football games between the University...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Defensive End Dante Sawyer: “Keep Sleeping On Us”

Not much is expected of the South Carolina football team this season.  The Gamecocks aren’t ranked in either the AP Poll or the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, and were picked to finish fourth in the SEC by the conference’s media.  This is how Steve Spurrier’s squad likes it. South Carolina four-star freshman defensive end Dante Sawyer tweeted the following today.  please, I...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking and Predicting Saturday’s SEC games

Right, so it's Christmas Day on Thursday, with Steve Spurrier dressed up in a garnet and black Santa costume, ready to deliver us all presents. It's going to be a phenomenal day out, and we can't wait. The biggest pity? South Carolina - and North Carolina - screwed over their season ticket holders by having the game in Charlotte. We'll be stunned if the stadium's sold out. Anyway...
Via SEC Football Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: SEC fans ‘rightfully’ upset with OSU schedule

For years, there has been debate on whether or not teams should be forced to schedule tougher non-conference games throughout the season. This year has been no exception, especially for the defending national champions. On Monday afternoon, South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, who is already one of the more outspoken coaches in all of college football, joined The Paul Finebaum...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the South Carolina Gamecocks want to bounce back from a 7-6 record last season, which ended with a bowl win over the Miami Hurricanes. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released South Carolina’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Loses 2 Wide Receivers To Injury In One Day

It was a rough day for the wide receiver position at South Carolina. Just hours after head coach Steve Spurrier announced that red-shirt freshman WR Shaq Davidson would miss the season with a knee injury, true freshman wide receiver Jerad Washington suffered a broken leg at practice. Washington’s father shared the news on Twitter, saying his son was headed for surgery.  Please...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Gamecocks will wear special decals to honor ‘Emanuel Nine’

The University of South Carolina is doing what it can to honor the nine precious lives that were lost earlier this year in the mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. According to Athletics Director Ray Tanner, the Gamecocks will wear special decals on their helmets to honor the victims. “Whether it’s Greenville, Columbia, Charleston or any...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre Showed Up To South Carolina Camp

The South Carolina Gamecocks were treated with the presence of a football legend on Saturday when former quarterback Brett Favre showed up to camp and spoke to the team. Thank you to Brett Favre for taking the time to talk to the team after practice! #Gamecocks pic.twitter.com/bVolAXll88 — Gamecock Football (@GamecockFB) August 29, 2015 Great having @Favre4Official out at...
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre visited South Carolina at practice Saturday

The South Carolina Gamecocks had a special visitor at practice on Saturday. It’s always a nice thing to get a visit from a NFL legend and the team got to hear one of the greatest quarterbacks in history speak. Green Back Packers legend Brett Favre was in Columbus on Saturday as he stopped to talk to the Gamecocks. The picture that was posted on Instagram showed that the team appreciated...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina, East Carolina Officially Schedule Four Future Games

Three times over the past four seasons, the East Carolina Pirates and South Carolina Gamecocks have battled on the football field. The two schools, though having previously signed a contract to play more games, officially announced when those games will be played: Back in June of 2007, East Carolina announced a five-game football series with South Carolina. At the time, the games...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

There Is An Impostor Telling People He’s Connor Mitch At South Carolina

Being the starting quarterback at a major college football school definitely gets you some perks on campus. Apparently, you won’t be the only one who tries to take advantage of them. Connor Mitch, who was named South Carolina’s starting signal-caller earlier this week, tweeted out a conversation he had with the marketing director for The Horseshoe Bar in Columbia. According to...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Preview 2015: Can Connor Mitch solve ***** Problems?

With Jadeveon Clowney moving off to the NFL, the South Carolina Gamecocks had a poor 2014, finishing 7-5 and 3-5 in the SEC, which including a blow-out losses to Texas A&M and Clemson, and getting outclassed by Kentucky. They beat Georgia in a rainstorm and squeaked by Florida, but overall, this wasn't a great year for the Gamecocks. WE NOW KNOW THE QB Connor Mitch was named...
Via SEC Football Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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