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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 South Carolina turns to youth in secondary

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Steve Spurrier has said several times that No. 9 South Carolina has plenty of good players, just no one knows it yet. The Gamecocks coach better hope that's especially true in the secondary where the club enters the season without last year's lockdown standouts Victor Hampton and Jimmy Legree - and will lean heavily on freshmen Chris Lammons, Wesley Green and...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Sign CB Victor Hampton

  The Bengals have signed rookie free agent CB Victor Hampton to a contract on Tuesday, according to his agent Angelo Wright. Jordan Raanan of reported earlier in the day that Hampton was set to workout for the Giants later this week. Hampton wound up going undrafted, which could have had something to do with an April arrest for his involvement in nightclub fight....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Previewing the defensive line, part I

For a South Carolina defense that is a perennial power, the departures of future Hall-of-Famer Jadeveon Clowney and wily veterans Victor Hampton Jr., and Jimmy Legree, all key players at key positions, would make any reasonable fan fear for the fate of the defense in the coming season. Fortunately, a combination of excellent recruiting and having a masterful staff have ensured that...
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL 7-Round Mock Draft: Cleveland Browns

USATSI Traded 1-26 to the  New England Patriots for Round 1 Pick 29 and Round 4 Pick 30 Round 1 Pick 4: Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn (A) Not the best pass blocker, but he dominates when run blocking. The Browns run game was weak last year, with this guy it won’t. Round 1 Pick 29 (N.E.): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A-) Mosley is a true MLB and he would star next to do-it-all Karlos...
Via TopSportsReport
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Intriguing position battles, pt III

There are a myriad of fantastically intriguing position battles that the Gamecock football team will have between now and the August 28th opener against Texas A&M on the SEC Network. Some of these battles could be decided in the spring, while others will won and lost during summer practice. Of these, perhaps the most fun to watch will be the arms race at defensive tackle, the...
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Notorious Manhattan late night hangouts for athletes shut down by authorities: Report

A pair of notorious Manhattan nightclubs favored by many famous athletes — and the location of a rash of violent incidents involving them — has been closed by the City of New York.Troubled Soho celebrity hot spots Greenhouse and W.i.P. were raided by cops and shut down over the weekend — and they may never reopen, sources told The New York Post.The Varick Street nightclubs...
Via The Other Paper
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Victor Hampton, Kelcy Quarles Wanted By NYPD

Someone apparently forgot to tell South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton and defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles to stay out of trouble with less than a month until the 2014 NFL Draft. The pair of projected day two (second and third round) prospects are ”wanted for questioning at the very least” by the NYPD following an altercation on April 11, TMZ reports. Details of the incident...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – South Carolina CB Victor Hampton

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – South Carolina CB Victor Hampton is a...
Via Steelers Depot
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Seattle Seahawks Mock Draft

This is part one of my 32 part series where I will take a pick-by-pick approach for each team’s mock draft using I will be going in reverse order, so part one is Seattle.   Round 1 Pick 32: Jace Amaro TE Texas Tech- Seattle seems to have a need at a pass catching tight end, and Amaro fills that void over and over again. They brought Jermichael Finley in for a visit...
Via Total Sports Live
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Missed opportunities doom Badgers in another bowl loss

ORLANDO, Fla. -- South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton cupped his ears and glared toward a quiet Wisconsin section. Running back Melvin Gordon made the short walk back to the Badgers' sideline after his fumble, his program's fourth consecutive bowl loss sealed. In time, the haunting, familiar, "S-E-C!" chant rang from South Carolina fans across the way, before two kneels by quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Bowl Game Previews - Outback, Capital One, and Gator Bowl

  (Apologies for delay in posting . Change over in the New Year messed things up. Happy New Year!)  OUTBACK BOWL (JR) Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU, #3, 5'11”, 193 One of the Tigers rumored to declare after the game, Beckham posted a crazy YPC (19.6) for the amount of catches he's had this season (57). Beckham excels in the physical portion of catching the football...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina’s Victor Hampton is scared of Universal ride

South Carolina defensive back Victor Hampton does not take kindly to a ride at Universal Studios. Here's a video of a scared Hampton in the front seat.
Via Gamedayr
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Kelcy Quarles, Vic Hampton Aiming for Top 100 Picks After Declaring

While most have focused on Jadeveon Clowney, and rightfully so, two other South Carolina Gamecocks have declared for the NFL Draft and could very well be day two draft selections. As reported by GoGamecocks  juniors Kelcy Quarles and Vic Hampton declared themselves eligible for the 2014 NFL Draft. Both could look to be future Top 100 picks if they can perform well to end the...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Clemson haunted by losing streak to South Carolina

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press In Tajh Boyd's Clemson career, the No. 6 Tigers have won an Atlantic Coast Conference title, posted three 10-win seasons and ranked in the Top 10 for a school-record 13 straight weeks. But there is still a big hole in Boyd's resume - he hasn't beaten bitter in-state rival South Carolina in three tries. The senior gets one...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  1 Comment
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