SOUTH CAROLINA RUMORS

Connor Mitch to transfer from South Carolina

The South Carolina Gamecocks will be entering the 2016 college football season without the man who was their starting quarterback in the season-opener a year ago, Connor Mitch. This week, it was announced that Mitch intends to transfer from the South Carolina Gamecocks program for his final year of eligibility. Mitch met with new head coach Will Muschamp before making a final decision...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former South Carolina starting QB Connor Mitch to transfer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Former South Carolina starting quarterback Connor Mitch will leave the Gamecocks after he graduates this summer. Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp says he spoke with on Friday about his decision. Mitch won the starting job on coach Steve Spurrier's team last summer. He led the Gamecocks to a 17-13 victory over North Carolina in the opener, but hurt his shoulder...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore explains why he's 'thankful' for devastating knee injuries

Former South Carolina Gamecocks star Marcus Lattimore was once one of the best players in the country, and seemed like a surefire first-round NFL Draft pick with the potential to have a stellar NFL career. As a true freshman in 2010 Lattimore rushed for 1,197 yards and 17 touchdowns and made the All-SEC first team. A series of brutal knee injuries and multiple surgeries during...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore to begin coaching career at HS level

Marcus Lattimore is one of the best running backs to ever play for the South Carolina Gamecocks, but his career was cut short due to a devastating knee injury during his junior season. He was never able to recover from it and he decided to return to school, get his degree, and begin a coaching career. The NCAA ruled that he wasn’t eligible to continue his role running camps and...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore graduates from South Carolina, lands first coaching job

Marcus Lattimore, whose NFL career ended after just a year when he retired at 23, finally may be on his true career path as he leaves school again.The former Gamecocks running back graduated from South Carolina on Friday and announced he landed his first coaching job, as an assistant at a local prep school.It was the culmination of a difficult journey for Lattimore, who starred in...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  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 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

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

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

Report: NCAA invited South Carolina to tournament, but never called back

Ron Higgins of NOLA.com is reporting the South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball team was initially invited to the NCAA tournament, but the offer was later rescinded. According to the report, the NCAA called South Carolina and said the team had been invited to the tourney and told them to make travel arrangments, and put them on hold, telling the Gamecocks they’d call back...
Via The Comeback
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina reportedly told it made the NCAA Tournament

Vanderbilt was one of the last teams in the NCAA Tournament, and with a 19-13 record, some thought that conference rival South Carolina (24-8) was a more deserving third SEC team. According to a brief blurb at Nola.com, South Carolina was actually informed that it had a spot in the tournament from a travel organizer but then never received a call back to confirm its spot in the 68...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Five South Carolina players suspended indefinitely ahead of NIT

Due to a weak strength of schedule, the 24-8 South Carolina Gamecocks were left out of the 2016 NCAA Tournament field, and are a No. 1 seed in the NIT. In the tournament’s opener against High Point, the Gamecocks will be without five players, who have been suspended indefinitely. Frank Martin announced the suspension this afternoon. South Carolina coach Frank Martin announces...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: South Carolina WR DJ Neal to transfer

D.J. Neal started three games for the South Carolina Gamecocks in 2015 and finished the year with eight receptions for 104 yards. He will be continuing his college career elsewhere. Neal spoke to The State about his decision earlier Tuesday. Sophomore wide receiver D.J. Neal has decided to leave the team, he told The State on Tuesday night. “It was definitely my decision...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Notice leads South Carolina to 84-58 victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Duane Notice had 17 points off four 3-pointers and South Carolina ran past Tennessee 84-58 on Wednesday night, matching the team's most victories in 10 years. The Gamecocks (23-5, 10-5 Southeastern Conference) built a 15-point lead by halftime and finished with their largest margin of victory against an SEC opponent since defeating Texas A&M 80-52 here two...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier says he should have retired after 2014 season

Midway through the 2015 college football season, Steve Spurrier decided he had enough. After the South Carolina Gamecocks started the season with a 2-4 record, the Head Coach announced his immediate resignation … ending a head coaching career that saw him win SEC titles and a national championship with the Florida Gators and turn around the Gamecocks into a perennial winner. Now...
Via Gamedayr
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier becomes special assistant to South Carolina AD

Months after Steve Spurrier turned in his Head Ball Coach title at South Carolina, he’s taking on a new one. Spurrier is now a special assistant to the president and athletic director for the school. He confirmed the news during a broadcast of The Paul Finebaum Show. This isn’t a position extended to him out of charity. In his contract he had a clause that would allow him to...
Via Gamedayr
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 1 UConn women top South Carolina in 1-2 bout of unbeatens

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.The Gamecocks had won their first 22 games and, in front of their first sold out crowd at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena, figured to give the three-time defending NCAA champion Huskies (23-0) their sternest...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina braces for the defining stretch of its season

The date was January 13, 2016. The South Carolina Gamecocks had not lost a basketball game this season. At 15-0, they joined the SMU Mustangs as one of only two unbeaten teams in the country. SMU, being ineligible for the NCAA tournament, will unavoidably become a team which will miss the Dance after entering January without a blemish on its record. South Carolina, though? Come on...
Via The Student Section
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp thinks his new offensive coordinator could have saved his job at Florida

Will Muschamp is talking up his new offensive coordinator, saying he’d still be at Florida had he hired him in his first year there. The newly-hired South Carolina coach was effusive in his praise for Kurt Roper, currently an offensive assistant for the Browns and Muschamp’s offensive coordinator in his final season with the Gators. Roper will take the reigns of South Carolina’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina to name indoor practice facility after Spurrier

Even though Steve Spurrier won’t step on the field ever again as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks, future players and coaches will see him every single day they go out to practice. The team’s indoor practice facility will be getting a new name that honors the legendary college football coach and his wife: NEW: @UofSC trustees approve naming the #Gamecocks' indoor...
Via Gamedayr
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp on ability to recruit: 'Look at my wife'

Will Muschamp was officially introduced as the new head football coach at South Carolina on Monday morning, and he answered a wide range of questions about how he can turn things around for the Gamecocks. He really knocked it out of the park with his take on recruiting. When a reporter asked Muschamp if he envisions having any issues getting players to come play for him, he proudly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mother of top recruit calls Will Muschamp a 'pure liar'

There were mixed feelings in the college football world when Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp stepped down and took the head coaching job with South Carolina. The mother of the top 2016 recruit that knows exactly where she stands with Muschamp, though. Jennifer Coney, mother of Rashan Gray, a defensive tackle that has a perfect .9999 score on 247sports, is upset that...
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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