2014 SEC Preview: Can South Carolina FINALLY win a SEC title?

Despite all the talk that comes out of Steve Spurrier's mouth, there one thing that's for certain about his South Carolina Gamecocks: They've never won a SEC title under him. Sure, they went there in 2010. But they lost, and despite Spurrier's annoyance at the schedule, they haven't been back since.  But this year the Gamecocks are favored for the SEC East. Can...
Via SEC Football Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Position Preview: Quarterback

The Cleveland Browns are set to begin a 2014 season pegged with excitement and a restored sense of hope surrounding the franchise. The Browns have employed a new sense of toughness and attitude behind head coach Mike Pettine. Will the new changes finally bring winning ways, or will this season fall in line with the continuing disappointment in recent years? There is only one way...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
10 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Releases 2014 Hype Video

  Even though the South Carolina Gamecocks lost Jadeveon Clowney and have to replace QB Connor Shaw, they figure to be pretty good next year. Steve Spurrier is still around to entertain us and can always recruit so expect them to be in the top 20. The have also released a 2014 hype video “Here.” College Football is near.  
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 05, 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

Rams among teams interested in QB Connor Shaw

He's tough, he's competitive, and he wins. As Connor Shaw says, "I think my record speaks for itself. In my opinion that's the best conference in college football (the SEC), and I believe I am an elite competitor. I think I am going to prove that in the NFL." Shaw was 27-5 as a starter at South Carolina, making him the winningest quarterback in school history...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Host QBs Jimmy Garoppolo & Connor Shaw On Friday

  Mary Kay Cabot reports that the Browns met with Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo and South Carolina QB Connor Shaw on Friday. Cabot adds that Shaw will workout for the Browns on Saturday. The Browns are obviously casting a wide net when it comes to quarterback prospects. As of now, they have already met with: Blake Bortles (UCF) Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville) Derek...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina QB Connor Shaw Visiting The Browns Thursday

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that South Carolina QB Connor Shaw is visiting with the Browns on Thursday. According to Wilson, Shaw has either met or worked out with the Falcons, Titans and Patriots but also interviewed with the Seahawks, Packers, Raiders and Jaguars. The Browns are obvisouly casting a wide net when it comes to quarterback prospects. As...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: South Carolina Quarterback Connor Shaw Works Out With Patriots

The New England Patriots reportedly worked out South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw at Newberry College in South Carolina on Wednesday, according to a number of sources. Shaw developed a winning reputation during his college career with the Gamecocks, whose membership in the South Eastern Conference — considered by many to be the best in college football — only give his numbers...
April 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Ebayer profiting off South Carolina student athletes

I don’t use e-bay but I thought it would be interesting to poke my nose around the site and see what kind of stuff I could find being sold relating to college football. A quick search found a signed South Carolina football from the 2013-14 season featuring the autograph of Connor Shaw plus “many others”.   A quick cross-reference with the South Carolina roster shows that...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Aaron Murray, Bret Bielema, Connor Shaw, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up.Remains of Jackie Robinson's birthplace in Cairo, Ga. Getting ready. Former Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray discusses preparing for Georgia's pro day while recovering from a torn ACL received in the Nov. 23 game against Kentucky. (The Athens Banner-Herald) Bielema...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina Football Releases Official 2014 Poster

South Carolina football’s spring game is Saturday at noon. The Gamecocks are coming off of one of the most successful seasons in program history, during which Steve Spurrier’s squad went 11-2 and won the Capital One Bowl. South Carolina lost Jedeveon Clowney and quarterback Connor Shaw, but many still expect the Columbia based team to be extremely competitive come fall.  The...
Via College Spun
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw, college football's most underrated ever?

Quarterbacks, especially at major conference programs, seldom go overlooked or underappreciated. Whether from fans, the media or opposing defenses, attention is almost always constant. This past season in the SEC was a prime example of the stir star signal callers can cause. With Johnny Manziel, Nick Marshall, A.J. McCarron, Zach Mettenberger and Aaron Murray, the league's clout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw to Be Honored at Halftime of the Florida Game But Real Honor Came Over the Weekend

Life has been good for former South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw. He is coming off a successful career as the signal caller of the Gamecocks, led the team to three straight 11 win seasons, and played pretty well for the most part--even when he was sick and injured. Come half time of Tuesday night's basketball game against No. 1 Florida he is going to be honored for his accomplishments...
Via FatManWriting
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Replacing a star

South Carolina football will always remember the incredible contributions of Connor Shaw, but the program will now have to find a way to win without the winningest quarterback in school history as he attempts to break into the NFL’s ranks.  Most programs would worry about replacing such a great quarterback, but head coach Steve Spurrier has nothing but good feelings about the...
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina comes in with solid National Signing Day haul

With Jadeveon Clowney and three other juniors going to the pros - as well as talisman quarterback Connor Shaw- South Carolina needed to shore up their class with an excellent National Signing Day.....and did. A lot of the big signings were on the defensive side. Steve Spurrier picked up DE Dante Sawyer, LB Bryson Allen-Williams and defensive tackle Dexter Wideman - who had committed...
Via SEC Football Blog
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 quarterback prospects for the Jets

10. Connor Shaw, South Carolina Shaw is deadly accurate and was one of the smarter decision-makers in college football this past season. It’s pretty hard to get to a 24-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio while randomly slinging the ball all over the field. He’s a more calculating quarterback, one without the best skill set in the world but with the intangibles to potentially...
Via cover32 - Jets
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Quarterback Connor Shaw Signs Perfect Autograph on Clemson Helmet

The season may not have ended in the national title game like they hoped, but Connor Shaw and the South Carolina Gamecocks have reason to strut anyway. They were a good team, but what is more important now is that they are going to be good in the future too.So there is a reason for the swagger. To be honest folks, I'd have to say that Connor Shaw has redefined what swagger is...
Via FatManWriting
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw signs "This is out state!" on Clemson Helmet.

Connor Shaw. Via WBTW.Former South Carolina starting quarterback Connor Shaw hit the post-college football career autograph signing circuit over the weekend. Naturally Gamecock fans stood in line for hours in order to get the Capital One Bowl MVP to sign their sports memorabilia. However, one genius decided to bring a Clemson helmet for Shaw to sign.Shaw played along, signing his...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: Five players to watch

South Carolina's Connor Shaw headlines the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl roster. Photo: USA Today Sports The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl tends to fly under the radar when discussing college football all-star games. Played on the same day as the more established and long-standing Shrine Game and a week before the Senior Bowl, the NFL's only officially licensed college all-star game is...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: Five players to watch

South Carolina's Connor Shaw headlines the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl roster. Photo: USA Today Sports The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl tends to fly under the radar when discussing college football all-star games. Played on the same day as the more established and long-standing Shrine Game and a week before the Senior Bowl, the NFL's only officially licensed college all-star game...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Connor Shaw leaves South Carolina with one last shot at Clemson

Now THIS is some solid trolling.  Less than a week after Clemson’s head coach Dabo Sweeney took a thinly-veiled shot at in-state rival South Carolina, Connor Shaw – South Carolina’s departing quarterback – took an opportunity to get in one…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina's Connor Shaw signs Clemson Tigers helmet

That awkward moment when former South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw signs a Clemson Tigers helmet with "This Is Our State!"
Via Gamedayr
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina’s Connor Shaw Signed Clemson Helmet “This Is Our State”

Athletes are often asked to sign a number of items during an autograph session – t-shirts, hats, balls, photos, etc. But what do you do when a fan asked you to sign a helmet of your team’s biggest rival? We’re not 100% sure who asked South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw to sign the Clemson helmet you see below, but we are sure that he made it clear that the Gamecocks have...
Via College Spun
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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