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Steve Spurrier: Joe Paterno got ‘a terrible deal’

It has been more than three years since Penn State Nittany Lions coaching legend Joe Paterno was removed from his job in State College. Despite the way things came crashing down at the end of his tenure, there are plenty of fans who still support their beloved JoePa. Not only is it the fans who still support the late coach, but his former peers. One of those men currently in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier says Joe Paterno got a terrible deal at Penn State

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier turned 70 yesterday,, and the Head Ball Coach has not lost one step along the way. Spurrier is still working out like a machine, spouting off one-liners about his rivals out of the blue and he recently got started on Twitter. The guy is as in touch with the college football world as any. He also still has the back of former Penn State head...
Via Nittany Lions Den
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt struggles vs. South Carolina

The South Carolina Gamecocks had been struggling in SEC play so far this season, entering a weekend against No. 4 Vanderbilt with just a 6-9 record in conference. But after a couple of wins on Friday and Saturday, the Gamecocks may be getting things turned around at the right time. Vanderbilt looked like their normal Vanderbilt selves to open the series on Thursday. Carson Fulmer...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier turning 70, still working out harder than most sports reporters.

Steve Spurrier posing shirtless with Josh Kendall. Photo via The State. It's almost hard to believe that Steve Spurrier is turning 70 on Monday. Part of that disbelief comes from the fact that the South Carolina head coach neither looks or acts his age. Spurrier credits that to a workout regimen that he's managed to maintain on a regular basis since his days as a quarterback in...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier turns 70 but his daily workouts keep him ready to coach

Spurrier has a few more years left in him at South Carolina.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 days ago

Steve Spurrier still works out like a champ (Video)

We would venture to guess that South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier is in better shape than most men his age. In fact, he is probably in better shape than a number of kids around the country who watch their beer belly grow by the hour. Now, we have confirmation. Thanks to The State columnist Josh Kendall, we can all get a nice look at one of Steve Spurrier’s workouts...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown: South Carolina’s A.J. Cann

A.J. Cann, Offensive Guard, University of South Carolina  Height: 6’3″ (From Combine) Weight: 313 lbs (From Combine) Year: Sr Trait Notes:Footwork – C+Hand Usage – CAwareness – B-Strength and Leverage – B-Run Blocking – C+Pass Blocking – C+Consistency – C+Overall Current Grade – C+ Overall Ceiling Grade – B Footwork and movement skills: Cann shows good...
Via The Bay Cave
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Safety Isaiah Johnson Will Transfer To South Carolina For Final Season

South Carolina added a new piece to its 2015 secondary this morning with the commitment of Kansas transfer Isaiah Johnson. The Big 12′s Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 2013, Johnson committed to the Gamecocks while on an official visit to campus.  He’ll graduate in May and will be eligible immediately for Steve Spurrier’s squad.  Officially playing my senior year at the...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Football Program Held A 10-Year Reunion Last Night

Last night, the South Carolina football program hosted a 10-year reunion, hosted by Steve Spurrier’s wife Jerri. The Head Ball Coach has been in Columbia since 2005, and players from throughout his tenure came to hang out. 10 yrs of Gamecock ball players! strong group! Great night! — Steve Spurrier Jr (@coachspurrierjr) April 10, 2015 One of the...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 South Carolina Football Schedule Poster Has Been Released

College football programs generally release their schedule posters around the spring game, and many programs have unveiled some very slick looking posters over the last few years. South Carolina spent the morning teasing this year’s poster on Twitter, and finally released the full thing via social media this afternoon. Check it out: 2015 is all about TEAM! Check out the...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Martin Lets Twitter Troll Know That South Carolina Actually Did Have A Winning Season

If you’re going to troll a college basketball coach on Twitter, you better have your facts straight.  The following troll did not.  Jon Granderson, @JonMac124, tweeted at South Carolina’s Frank Martin, telling him that he should focus on leading the Gamecocks to a winning season. Unfortunately for the troll, South Carolina did have a winning season in 2014-15. The Gamecocks...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out This South Carolina Concept Helmet, Featuring A Giant Gamecock Logo

Big logos are definitely an emerging trend in college football helmets, and a new design by Helmet Concepts brings that style to the South Carolina Gamecocks. This pattern puts a big garnet Gamecock on a patterns dark gray helmet. We expect this fan-made concept to get mixed reviews from traditionalists, but it is definitely an interesting idea. To cocky #SouthCarolina...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Damiere Byrd Nearly Broke The Sound Barrier At South Carolina’s Pro Day

Damiere Byrd ran a blazing 4.28 40-yard dash at South Carolina's pro day … which was held on grass.
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: South Carolina WR Damiere Byrd Runs 4.28 40-Yard Dash

South Carolina wide receiver Damiere Byrd is not a name that a lot of folks that are not fans of the Gamecocks are going to know. In his four years with the team he caught just 68 balls for 1265 yards and 10 touchdowns. So it is not hard to see why he wasn't invited to the combine. After the day he had at South Carolina's Pro Day you kind of have to wonder why the Gamecocks didn...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina women defeat Florida State to reach first Final Four

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina earned its first Final Four berth by beating Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final. Alaina Coates finished with 14 points, A'ja Wilson added 10 and Asia Dozier hit four free throws in the final 20 seconds for the top-seeded Gamecocks (34-2). Playing...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: South Carolina and FSU Meet in Elite 8

It was survive and advance for Florida State as the Seminoles eeked out a narrow victory over Arizona State on Friday night. In what was a combination of extremely suspect officiating, rare cold streaks, and surprising mental lapses, FSU squeaked out a 66-65 win in Greensboro. Leticia Romero took over for the Seminoles with a career-high 21 points, including the deciding jump-shot...
Via Noled Out
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Duck Commander No Longer Sponsoring Independence Bowl

When ti comes to the sports worked it is good to be able to say you are the only team to have done something. Well--as long as that something is good. If you are the only team to never get a first down in a bowl game that is bad. However, if you can claim to be the only team to ever win a certain bowl game that is good.It looks like the South Carolina Gamecocks will be able to do...
Via FatManWriting
25 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks 2015 Spring Football Preview

The last time South Carolina lost six games in a season was back in 2009. After unprecedented success and 42 wins from 2010-13, the Gamecocks...
Via Athlon Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Women To Play Nebraska in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Twenty-four hours after the field of 68 was announced for the men’s basketball tournament, it was the women’s turn to learn their post-season fate.  There is a different level of interest amongst Syracuse fans for the women’s tournament because Syracuse will be playing post-season basketball. The Syracuse women’s team was announced as an eight-seed in the Greensboro region...
Via Orange Fizz
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Quickly Breaking Down the End of Ole Miss-South Carolina

Ole Miss was upset in the SEC tournament. This game was on the SEC Network so you might not have seen it. Don’t fear, we here at the Student Section have your back. Things started off pretty exciting. With USC up by two with 2:12 remaining, Stefan Moody of Ole Miss drilled a three for the lead. Sindarius Thornwell then converted an ‘and 1′ for the Gamecocks to put them ahead...
Via The Student Section
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

This SEC Network moment is just really unfortunate timing

SEC Network broadcaster Dave Neal had a moment of really bad timing during an SEC Tournament first round game between Missouri and South Carolina.  Heading to commercial break, Neal said that SC’s Michael Carrera, who hails from Venezuela, could use a taco. Before everyone gets up in arms, and before Neal gets suspended or becomes the next Bob Griese or anything like that,...
Via Awful Announcing
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Welcome to Twitter, Steve Spurrier

There are points in history where you will remember where you were. Stories that you will pass down to your grandchildren. At 11:48 AM this morning, my phone sent me a notification that many people that I follow on Twitter were now following @SC_HBC. Could it be true? Did the South Carolina head coach, the king of the one-line zingers, the man that likes to tweak his counterparts…finally...
Via The Student Section
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell, Wilson combine for 40 as No. 1 South Carolina tops Vandy

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Tiffany Mitchell and A'ja Wilson had 20 points apiece as No. 1 South Carolina capped an eventful week with an 89-59 victory over Vanderbilt on Sunday to stay perfect in Southeastern Conference play. The Gamecocks (24-1, 12-0 SEC) followed a blowout loss at No. 2 Connecticut on Monday with two consecutive decisive victories in league play, following up an 82-62 win...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball Coaches Rock Ugly X-Mas Sweaters During Game

If Mr. Intensity Frank Martin can get into the holiday spirit, anybody can. The South Carolina head basketball coach and his coaching staff all sported Gamecock themed ugly Christmas sweaters for their game against Coker College Sunday afternoon…and it was glorious. We highly doubt Martin will be rocking something similar during Christmas dinner. He tried [&hellip (Visited...
Via No Coast Bias
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson WR Artavis Scott Shows Off Some Fancy Footwork Against South Carolina

For the last five seasons the South Carolina Gamecocks have had Clemson's number when the two teams met in their annual rivalry game, but that was far from the case this season. A lackluster regular season ended with a whimper for Steve Spurrier's team with a 35-17 defeat.With a lot of freshman leading the way South Carolina could be in trouble for the next few seasons.@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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