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55-year-old Joe Thomas Sr rushes for 3 yards (Video)

55-year-old Joe Thomas Sr. made history when he rushed for 3 yards on a carry in the first quarter of South Carolina State’s game against Savannah State on Saturday. Thomas, who played in high school, joined the South Carolina State team when his son, who is a linebacker for the Packers, was in the program. But it wasn’t until Saturday that he got a chance to play in a game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas Sr. hoping to make history playing for South Carolina State at age of 55

Year in and year out, a feel-good story about an older-than-the-norm college football player grabs the hearts and minds of fans across the country. Be it 61 year old Vietnam Vet and Faulkner University place kicker Alan Moore in 2011, or 32-year-old active-duty Navy SEAL Tom Hruby walking on at Northwestern in 2014, these men are players you want to root for for no other reason...
Via Sportsnaut
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Second half of South Carolina State vs. Clemson shortened to 12-minute quarters

After taking a 45-0 lead into halftime, Clemson (No. 5) was afforded a shortened second half against South Carolina State. Clemson and South Carolina State will be playing 12-minute quarters in the second half. It's 45-0 Tigers. pic.twitter.com/26WYLvvler — ESPN (@espn) September 17, 2016 The two teams agreed to shorten the final two quarters before the second half began. Clemson...
Via Sportsnaut
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson scores after massive blunder by SC State returner

One of the keys to winning in football is simply knowing the rules. This was not the case for South Carolina State receiver Ahmaad Harris, who gifted Clemson a touchdown on Saturday. Right after a 10-play drive ended in a touchdown for the Tigers, Harris made a terrible blunder on the ensuing kickoff. He received the ball in his own end zone, and rather than take a knee, he flippantly...
Via Sportsnaut
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Clemson kicks off; scores TD after opponent doesn’t down the ball

To say South Carolina State is outmatched today against Clemson is the understatement of the year. On this play, Clemson kicks off and then the SC State player doesn’t down the kick off and just flicks it behind him. Clemson recovers in the endzone for a TD! Wow! The SC State player thought the ball was dead in end zone. Clemson recovered for TD. @RedditCFB https://t.co/izvYMAvsPa...
Via The Student Section
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

John Mitchell Attends South Carolina State Pro Day

The Pro Day information keeps coming in. The Steelers’ position coaches were all over the map yesterday. Joey Porter was in Maryland. Mike Munchak at South Carolina. And John Mitchell was reportedly a dart throw away from Munchak, attending South Carolina State’s Pro Day, per Tony Pauline and Walter Football.... The post John Mitchell Attends South Carolina State Pro Day appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Eaves scores 35, SC State beats Bethune-Cookman 85-72

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) Eric Eaves had a career-high 35 points Thursday night and South Carolina State beat Bethune-Cookman 85-72 in the regular-season finale for both teams. Greg Mortimer added 15 points, Najee Pritchett scored 11 and Ed Stephens 10 for the Bulldogs (17-13, 12-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who locked up the No. 3 seed in next week's conference tournament...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hargrave added to Senior Bowl

(STATS) - It might be difficult for South Carolina State defensive tackle Javon Hargrave to remain a sleeper for the NFL Draft. Fresh off a superb week at the East-West Shrine Game, the two-time MEAC defensive player of the year was named Thursday as an injury replacement for the South squad at the 67th Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama on Saturday. A STATS FCS first-team All-American...
Via Associated Press
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina State to face FBS trio

(STATS) - There won't be many FCS teams coming out of the nonconference portion of their 2016 schedule feeling more challenged than South Carolina State. The Bulldogs begin their season by playing three straight FBS opponents: American Athletic Conference member UCF on Sept. 3, Conference USA member Louisiana Tech on Sept. 10 and national runner-up Clemson of the ACC on Sept. 17...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Buckeyes Roundball Roundup: Pounced on the Bears, Trounced the Bulldogs

What seemed like a quiet Christmas week for the Ohio State hoops team was made to look easy against two teams that they should have handily beaten. If 2015-16 has shown us anything, however, it’s that no task is a gimme for this incarnation of the Buckeyes. Thankfully, unlike earlier in this season, the Scarlet and Gray came away with two victories against two teams that were...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina State vs. Clemson – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Flickr/bobafred Clemson doesn’t have many cupcakes this season, with eight conference games and non-conference contests against Georgia and South Carolina. But Saturday will be one of the easier goes for the Tigers this season when they host South Carolina State. Clemson is looking to get back on track after falling to Georgia 45-21 in its opener. FCS South Carolina State will...
Via College Spun
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney Says Cole Stoudt Is Clemson’s ‘Definite’ Starter At QB, But Deshaun Watson Will Get Opportunities

Clemson used two quarterbacks during its season opener against Georgia and the Tigers will continue to, Dabo Swinney told reporters Wednesday.  Cole Stoudt, who started against the Bulldogs last Saturday, will continue to be his team’s starter, though freshman Deshaun Watson will get opportunities.  In Athens, Ga., Stoudt threw for 144 yards and an interception, while Watson...
Via College Spun
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M To Hold Midnight Yell Practice On Steps Of South Carolina State House

Despite having literally no history playing against each other, Texas A&M and South Carolina have been slotted as permanent cross-divisional opponents in the SEC. It looks like the Aggies faithful are doing their best to turn the annual matchup into an exciting rivalry game. Per the school’s alumni network website, The Association of Former Students will be taking to the steps...
Via College Spun
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Omaha defeats South Carolina State 83-67

Mike Rostampour scored 19 points, shooting 7 of 11 from the field, and pulled down 9 rebounds to lead Nebraska-Omaha to an 83-67 win over South Carolina State Monday night. CJ Carter had 17 points for Nebraska-Omaha (4-3). John Karhoff, who has now scored 1008 points in his career, had 13 and 6 rebounds. The teams were even throughout the first half with the Mavericks taking a...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

South Carolina State moves past Norfolk State 17-3

Temarrick Hemingway and Adrian Kollock each scored second-half touchdowns to help South Carolina State beat Norfolk State 17-3 Saturday. The Bulldogs (9-3, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) broke a 3-3 tie late in the third quarter when Richard Cue found Hemingway for a 23-yard score, capping a seven-play 57 yard drive. In the fourth quarter, James Robinson sacked Malik Stokes...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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