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SOUTH CAROLINA RUMORS

Gamecocks top signee Johnson fails to qualify, headed to JUCO

The South Carolina Gamecocks received some disappointing news Tuesday, as four-star cornerback Octavis Johnson informed the team of his plans to enroll in prep school and will not be a member of the football team this fall, according to 247 Sports.Johnson plans on returning to the Gamecocks, pending he makes the grades to become eligible, in January as a member of the 2016 recruiting...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier's best play calls at South Carolina

Garnet and Black Attack was kind enough to put together their list of the best play calls by the Old Ball Coach in his tenure at South Carolina. Here are the top three:3. Dylan Thompson's four-yard touchdown run against Florida, 2014. (embed video from youtube)On a day that both offenses were struggling, Spurrier busted out the zone-read to help get his team a redzone touchdown...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier, South Carolina Gamecocks Support Removal Of Confederate Flag

The South Carolina Gamecocks should be preparing for the football season, but Steve Spurrier is busy tweeting about the confederate flag.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurrier continues stance against the Confederate flag

Long before the existence of the Confederate flag at the South Carolina statehouse became a hot-button issue in the national media, Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier made his feelings publicly known on the flag's presence: Now that support continues to grow calling for the flag to be taken down from the statehouse, the man affectionately known as the 'Ol' Ball Coach' made his feelings...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina AD calls for removal of Confederate flag

A nationwide debate has sparked since the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina about whether state officials should bring down the Confederate flag in the state. It all picked up on Monday when it was announced that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was set to call a press conference to bring down the flag. Sources: Nikki Haley to call for Confederate flag to come down...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Players and Coaches Call For Confederate Flag to be Taken Down

The momentum for the Confederate flag to be taken down in South Carolina is gaining. After a video of Steve Spurrier in 2007 voicing his...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina unveils new indoor facility

Top of the line athletic facilities can often make an impact during the recruiting process, so it is no surprise that schools take to social media to share photos of their new venues as soon as they become available. That is exactly what the South Carolina Gamecocks have done now that they have a brand new indoor facility. While the facility is not 100 percent complete, the turf...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: SC Releases Photos Of The Gamecocks’ New Indoor Facility

Earlier in 2015, South Carolina football tweeted out a picture of a new indoor facility that was in the works. It looks like some serious progress has been made in the few months since. In the past 24 hours, South Carolina has posted a few photos that show that the facility is almost complete. The turf has even been installed. It’s getting closer…. #Gamecocks #HereSC pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: TE Will Register Becomes The First Member Of South Carolina’s 2017 Recruiting Class

While the 2016 recruiting cycle is far from over, teams are already compiling early commitments for 2017. The South Carolina Gamecocks just landed their first member of that class, in tight end Will Register, who is from the town of Chapin, about 25 miles outside of Columbia. Register made the announcement official on Twitter. Just committed to the University of South Carolina....
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Raymond Doby commits to South Carolina

Three-star forward Raymond Doby of St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin, near Milwaukee, has committed to South Carolina. The decision was reported to Scott Phillips of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. The 6-foot-7 Doby had previously committed to DePaul University, but was released from his letter of intent this spring and visited South Carolina...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurrier adding transfer safety

Steve Spurrier has said that the Gamecocks will be adding a graduate transfer safety from Kansas this off-season. Speaking on the Paul Finebaum Show at the SEC Spring meetings in Destin, FL, The Head Ball coach said: "I hope that's not against the rules," he added. "We think he's got to get in grad school and do some stuff. Our conference - if they've had issues before - would frown...
Via SEC Football Blog
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks 2015 Preview and Prediction

South Carolina’s season was lost in essence before the first Saturday of the season. The Gamecocks lost 52-28 at home to Texas A&M on the...
Via Athlon Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Kyle Davis De-Commits From South Carolina

One of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation is back up for grabs. Late Monday night, Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer wide receiver Kyle Davis, a four-star recruit, announced that he would be re-opening his recruiting process after choosing to de-commit from Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks. Davis took to Twitter to share the news. after a long talk with my family...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Gamecocks lose their top commit, could he flip to Georgia?

The South Carolina Gamecocks got a huge blow to their 2016 recruiting efforts, as Kyle Davis of Lawrenceville, Georgia has decommitted from the school. Davis is a four-star receiver and had been committed to South Carolina since July of 2014. The six-foot-three 215-pound target has been rated as high as the number seven overall player in the state and could be one of the nation...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  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
April 21, 2015  |  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
April 18, 2015  |  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
April 10, 2015  |  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
April 07, 2015  |  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
April 07, 2015  |  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
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina's Henry, Sheppard won't make trip to SEC tourney

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina coach Frank Martin says suspended players Demetrius Henry and Shamiek Sheppard won't travel with the Gamecocks to the Southeastern Conference tournament this week. Martin had suspended the two last month for undisclosed actions detrimental to the team. The third-year coach said then he'd revisit the penalties at the end of the regular season. Martin...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 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

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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