Ebayer profiting off South Carolina student athletes

I don’t use e-bay but I thought it would be interesting to poke my nose around the site and see what kind of stuff I could find being sold relating to college football. A quick search found a signed South Carolina football from the 2013-14 season featuring the autograph of Connor Shaw plus “many others”.   A quick cross-reference with the South Carolina roster shows that...
Via Crystal Ball Run
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Clemson Vandal Paints Orange Tiger Paw On South Carolina’s Football Field

The college football season doesn’t start for 133 days, but apparently, rivalries don’t take any time off. Clemson and South Carolina is one of the country’s most heated in-state rivalries. A Clemson fan won a point for its side today. This photo was tweeted out by Joe Connolly, South Carolina football’s strength and conditioning coach.  They forgot the fifth finger!...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney On Wednesday

  According to Kyle Meinke of, the Lions hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney for an official visit on Wednesday. Ian Rapoport reported earlier in the week that Clowney was visiting with the Lions at some point. It’s a little surprising to see the Lions bring in Clowney for a visit given that they currently hold the No. 10 overall pick. Detroit would almost...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Ebron & Jadeveon Clowney Visiting With The Lions

  Ian Rapoport reports that North Carolina TE Eric Ebron is visiting with the the Lions on Monday. Interestingly enough, Rapoport adds that the Lions will also host South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney as well. It’s a little surprising to see the Lions bring in Clowney for a visit given that they currently hold the No. 10 overall pick. Detroit would almost certainly have to trade...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Clowney Won’t Hold Anymore Workouts; Says SC Were Losers Before Him

I can’t imagine going to a job interview and being asked to perform a task needed to excel at the position and telling them to look at my other work…but then again I’m not an NFL athlete. After hearing about the knee injury Clemson defensive tackle Brandon Thomas sustained during a NFL workout,  Jadeveon Clowney has decided that he will not workout for anymore.  Clowney...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anonymous NFL exec calls Jadeveon Clowney 'spoiled' and 'lazy'

Ah, yes, proof that the NFL Draft is near: The anonymous bad-mouthing has begun. In the days and weeks leading up to biggest spectacle of the offseason, an event that by its very nature is unpredictable, the one certainty is that unnamed NFL front-office types will have less-than-laudatory things to say about those players destined to be early first-round picks. This year, former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Executive Says Jadeveon Clowney’s “Never Worked A Hard Day In His Life”

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney may very well be the first overall pick in May’s NFL draft, but not every pro talent evaluator is enamored with the talented Gamecock. In his NFL draft preview series,’s Mark Eckel has been using quotes from three anonymous people inside NFL front offices, including one NFC team’s personnel man who given a scathing review...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Exec: “Jadeveon Clowney Is Spoiled, Lazy and Has Never Worked Hard”

NFL executives all have their opinions on South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, but one top executive has stooped to name calling to get his point across. according to a report, one NFC scouting director described Clowney as “spoiled” and “lazy.” “He’s never worked hard a day in his life, now all of a sudden you’re going to give him a bunch of money...
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina Football Releases Official 2014 Poster

South Carolina football’s spring game is Saturday at noon. The Gamecocks are coming off of one of the most successful seasons in program history, during which Steve Spurrier’s squad went 11-2 and won the Capital One Bowl. South Carolina lost Jedeveon Clowney and quarterback Connor Shaw, but many still expect the Columbia based team to be extremely competitive come fall.  The...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Stephen Garcia and Gamecocks shock #1 Tide

This was the game that put the South Carolina Gamecocks back on the college football map. From 2005 to 2009, Steve Spurrier toiled in mediocrity in Columbia posting a record of 35-28. 2010 was the year that the Gamecocks broke through and took first place in the SEC East for the first time under Spurrier. Earlier in the season, the Gamecocks knocked off #22 Georgia in William-Brice...
Via Crystal Ball Run
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier At The Masters, Wearing Ridiculous Hat

The mecca of golf tournaments began today, with The Masters starting play in Augusta, Ga. South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier is in attendance. His attire is questionable, at best.  A nice picture with the Head Ball Coach today in Augusta. #hestheman #gococks — George Bryan IV (@GeorgeBryanIV) April 10, 2014 The old ball coach is famous for...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Did All the Offense Go?

South Carolina’s bats have had some short disappearing acts this season but nothing like what happened in Arkansas over the weekend.  The Gamecocks managed only 3 runs in 3 games.  Luckily that was good enough to win one of the games and avoid the sweep, but there wasn’t much more positive to take away. If you’re the panic-y type of fan, this would be a good time to start...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw, college football's most underrated ever?

Quarterbacks, especially at major conference programs, seldom go overlooked or underappreciated. Whether from fans, the media or opposing defenses, attention is almost always constant. This past season in the SEC was a prime example of the stir star signal callers can cause. With Johnny Manziel, Nick Marshall, A.J. McCarron, Zach Mettenberger and Aaron Murray, the league's clout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks Football: Is Perry Orth a Legit No. 2?

World, meet Perry Orth. The ‘new’ back-up quarterback at the University of South Carolina per Coach Steve Spurrier for the Gamecocks football team. Yesterday, the ol’ HBC made the declaration that Orth is the man behind starter Dylan Thompson. Is this news? Well, for many it is as most do not know Orth and his potential. He was a walk-on in 2013 and has not seen playing time...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks 2014 Spring Football Preview

The Gamecocks are coming off of the best three-year run in program history.South Carolina has posted three consecutive 11-win seasons — the...
Via Athlon Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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