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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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina AD, president: The Confederate flag must come down

Less than a week after a 21-year-old white man was accused of entering a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and killing nine African-Americans by gunfire, support for removing the Confederate flag from the grounds of South Carolina's State House continues to grow. In the days after the shooting, images surfaced online of the killer holding a Confederate flag and a gun, sparking...
Via Fox Sports
12 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
12 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

A Glimpse at the SEC Quarterbacks of 2015

It’s fascinating to contemplate how much of a difference two years can make. 2013 was the year of the quarterback in the SEC. The conference was oozing with talent with names like Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, Zach Mettenberger, A.J. McCarron and Connor Shaw. 2014 was expected to be a down year for quarterback play in the SEC, and it was, especially compared to 2013. What level...
Via The Student Section
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie Connor Shaw to start at QB for Browns in finale

  Rookie quarterback Connor Shaw will come off Cleveland's practice squad and start the season finale on Sunday against Baltimore. With Brian Hoyer still slowed by a sore right throwing shoulder, Shaw will be behind center when the Browns (7-8) conclude another disappointing season against the Ravens, who still have a shot at the playoffs. ''I'm excited about it,'' Shaw said following...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  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

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 Bloguin Best
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...
Via Tireball.com
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....
Via Leftover Hot Dog
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...
Via College Football Zealots
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...
Via Bloguin Best
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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 they make it? LAST...
Via SEC Football Blog
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

What can you say about Steve Spurrier? He is as honest as the day is long. Now in his 36th year on the sidelines, there is no change in his swagger, is demeanor and his approach to the game – what you see is what you get. And the sad part of it there are 13 other teams in the SEC who know this like it is a bible verse (Spurrier is the son of a Tennessee preacher) and everyone tends...
Via Football Nation
July 06, 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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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...
Via Bloguin Best
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

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...
Via Football Nation
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...
Via FatManWriting
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Friday 5/2

  Here’s a running list of reports from Friday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: The Rams have reportedly shown “significant interest” in South Carolina QB Connor Shaw. (Jim Thomas) Iowa TE C.J. Fiedorowicz had pre-draft visits with the Lions, Buccaneers, Patriots, Falcons, Jets, Broncos and 49ers. (Alex Marvez) Florida State FB Chad Abram...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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
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