Iconic South Carolina QB Calls Out Gamecock Fans On Twitter

South Carolina is counting down the days until they can wrap up their miserable 2015 season. The team, already having gone through the experience of waving goodbye to legendary coach Steve Spurrier, is 3-8 and on track to post the fewest amount of wins in 16 years. Naturally, Gamecock fandom has waned. Connor Shaw, one of South Carolina’s most decorated quarterbacks from 2011...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former SC QB Connor Shaw questions loyalty of fan base

South Carolina is currently embroiled in its worst season since 1999 -- when a Lou Holtz-led team went 0-11. Injuries, inconsistency, and an unexpected resignation of Steve Spurrier mid-season has truly contributed to the 3-8 overall record. As this program transitions into the future with new leadership, it will be fascinating to see which direction this team takes. Former South...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw calls out South Carolina fans for lack of loyalty

South Carolina football hasn’t had the best season, to say the least. The Gamecocks are 3-8 after a loss to FCS program The Citadel after legendary head coach Steve Spurrier stepped down at mid-season, and have a rough date with the hated Clemson Tigers on deck. Former USC quarterback Connor Shaw, who guided the ‘Cocks to some of their best seasons under Spurrier, is not happy...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw, Cody Gibson watch game from Spurrier’s office

On Saturday afternoon, the South Carolina Gamecocks played their penultimate home game of the season at Williams-Brice Stadium against The Citadel Bulldogs. In attendance for the game was a pair of former South Carolina standouts, quarterback Connor Shaw and tight end Cody Gibson. Alongside former Georgia Southern quarterback Jaybo Shaw, Connor’s brother, the ex-Gamecocks watched...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: will history repeat itself for South Carolina?

Missouri fans, feel free to look away.  The last time South Carolina traveled to Columbia (Missouri) to take on the Tigers, the stakes for the game were considerable. Missouri was ranked No. 5, and the Gamecocks were sitting at No. 20.  Buoyed by a gimpy Connor Shaw, the Gamecocks were able to eek out a 27-24 victory in double-overtime. Missouri kicker Andrew Baggett missed a 24...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Now is the time for Steve Spurrier to call it a career

When Stephen Orr Spurrier was in the process of winning the 1966 Heisman Trophy at Florida — 30 years before he’d coach a Heisman winner, Danny Wuerffel, in 1996 — a sportswriter at the Atlanta Constitution wrote, “Blindfolded, with his back to the wall, with his hands tied behind him, Steve Spurrier would be a two-point favorite at his own execution.” That memorable...
Via The Student Section
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The most disappointing college football teams of week two

We are already headed to the third week of the college football season! Make sure you bookmark our college football page and also take a look at our latest Top 25 poll. In our roundtable yesterday, we discussed three teams that need to right the ship ASAP. TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey as we continue our roundtables by taking a...
Via The Student Section
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 33 — South Carolina

South Carolina Gamecocks 2014 Record: 7-6 overall, 3-5 SEC (Beat Miami in the Independence Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can the Gamecocks regain their mojo after a down season? Success didn’t come easily for Steve Spurrier at South Carolina. His first five seasons in Columbia netted a 35-28 overall record with a 18-22 SEC record. Many wondered if Spurrier’s best days were behind...
Via The Student Section
July 15, 2015  |  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...
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June 25, 2015  |  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
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Incoming QB Lorenzo Nunez intends to start for Carolina (VIDEO)

While South Carolina fans may have reservations about the quarterback position heading into the season, their incoming signee Lorenzo Nunez is very confident heading into the season. Nunez spoke to The State as he prepares himself to win the Gamecocks' starting spot this fall.“I’m going in to start right away,” Nunez said. “That’s been my goal since I committed. If that...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Twitter/@UKequipment South Carolina travels to Kentucky for a game between two teams seemingly heading in different directions. Life after Jadeveon Clowney and Connor Shaw has been difficult for the Gamecocks this year, as they’ve already dropped two SEC contests. A win over the Wildcats would help to get the team back on track, but it won’t come easy. Kentucky is 3-1 and looked...
Via College Spun
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri and South Carolina have a chance to re-start their seasons

When Missouri and South Carolina meet on Saturday, one of these teams will gain the upper hand in the SEC East. South Carolina has been very up and down so far this season. The Gamecocks have been crushed by Texas A&M and were almost upset by East Carolina and Vanderbilt. However, they also beat the Georgia Bulldogs in a big-time showdown in week three. Despite the loss to the...
Via The Student Section
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former South Carolina QB Connor Shaw Pokes Fun At Georgia On Twitter

Georgia’s contest against South Carolina isn’t exactly going as many Bulldogs fan thought that it might. The Gamecocks have had no trouble moving the ball against UGA, as Dylan Thompson has thrown for 240 yards and three touchdowns in just the first half. The Bulldogs have also looked impressive on offense, but they’ve been forced to settle for a few more field goals than they’d...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns sign Connor Shaw to practice squad

Getty Images After clearing waivers unclaimed the Cleveland Browns have signed quarterback Connor Shaw to the practice squad. Shaw, 22, was signed by the Browns as an undrafted free agent out of South Carolina. He made 32 starts for the Gamecocks under head coach Steve Spurrier going 27-5 as a starter posting a 56:16 TD/INT ratio to go along with completition percentage of 65.5 while...
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Season Preview vs. Texas A&M

  Location: College Station, TX Head Coach: Kevin Sumlin (3rd Season) 2013 Record: 9-4 (4-4 SEC) 2014 Marks a new era for both USC and Texas A&M.  Johnny Football, Jadeveon Clowney and Connor Shaw are all in the NFL, so both teams will be looking for new stars to step up.  For the Gamecocks all eyes will be on 5th year senior Dylan Thompson to take over where Shaw left....
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Predictions- Week One (Thursday Games)

Texas A&M at South Carolina 6 PM, SEC Network Line: Gamecocks by 10.5 South Carolina not only will learn about life after Jadeveon Clowney, but more importantly they must replace Connor Shaw. Dylan Thompson has seen action over the last two years but now it’s time for him to take center stage. The Gamecocks have a good set of weapons to help out Thompson including Mike Davis...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Moment Of Truth

The SEC will see a lot of new faces under center this season, as the conference had four signal callers taken in the 2014 NFL Draft. Texas A&M will try to live life without Johnny Manziel, Georgia has to replace Aaron Murray, Alabama must move on from A.J. McCarron, and LSU will be without the services of Zach Mettenberger. That’s quite a bit of star power, but the team that...
Via The Student Section
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Moment Of Truth

The SEC will see a lot of new faces under center this season, as the conference had four signal callers taken in the 2014 NFL Draft. Texas A&M will try to live life without Johnny Manziel, Georgia has to replace Aaron Murray, Alabama must move on from A.J. McCarron, and LSU will be without the services of Zach Mettenberger. That’s quite a bit of star power, but the team that...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WFNY’s State of the Browns: Quarterbacks

  The season is just 100 days away. Enthusiasm is growing with each 140-character update from OTAs. The Cleveland Browns have had a very busy offseason in terms of the roster, coaching staff, and front office. Making big splashes both in free agency and the draft, they’ve completely revamped the roster. Each week from today to the beginning of training camp, I will examine the...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Who wins the SEC East: Georgia or South Carolina?

Missouri won the SEC East last season but the three previous years it was won by either Georgia or South Carolina and, at least on paper, they look like the teams to beat again this season. A recent Athlon Sports round-table I took part in asked the question “Georgia or South Carolina: Who Wins the SEC East”. Here’s what I had to say…. After struggling for the better part...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns add 11 rookie free agents to fold

The Browns added 11 undrafted rookie free agents to their roster on Monday and all are expected to take part in the rookie minicamp this weekend in Berea. The list is highlighted by quarterback Connor Shaw, who was the winningest quarterback in South Carolina history, running back Isaiah Crowell from Alabama State and wide receiver Jonathan Krause from Vanderbilt. Crowell was the...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Draft A Scout's Eye View: The Top Undrafted Rookies

Top Rookie Free AgentsQuarterbacks4. Brett Smith QB Wyoming104. Stephen Morris QB Miami (FL)114. Connor Shaw QB South Carolina141. Dustin Vaughn QB West Texas A&M202. Bryn Renner QB North Carolina243. Jeff Mathews QB Cornell246. Keith Price QB Washington269 Kenny Guiton QB Ohio State270. Casey Pachall QB TCU271. Tyler Russell QB Mississippi St276. Chase Rettig QB Boston College274...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina Football Releases Pump-Up Video For 2014 Season, “Here, We Were Raised To Battle”

Expectations will once again be quite high for the South Carolina football team come fall. The Gamecocks lost their most talented player in Jadeveon Clowney, their quarterback in Connor Shaw, and a handful of other starters. But the majority of the preseason top 25 polls will still include South Carolina, which will likely be ranked in the top 15. The Columbia, S.C. school is pretty...
Via College Spun
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Wants Nothing to Do With the Color Orange

In January former South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw was faced with a decision while making an appearance. Does he want to sign the Clemson helmet that he was being presented with or not? He did (but with a great inscription).Jadeveon Clowney was faced with a similar decision while signing autographs at an event Saturday. His decision on what to do was a little different--but...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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