Q&A: Skai Moore credits ‘NFL-type’ coaches for South Carolina’s rebound

INDIANAPOLIS — Skai Moore remembers when Steve Spurrier walked away from South Carolina in 2016. It was a “roller coaster,” the former Gamecocks linebacker said. Roughly one month after a big season-opening win against rival North Carolina, Spurrier was gone. Players and coaches were informed on a Monday night and Spurrier addressed the media the next day. “That kind of hit us across...
Via SEC Country
12 days ago

South Carolina football: Life after all-time great Gamecock Skai Moore

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson is faced with the challenge of replacing one of the all-time greats in the history of South Carolina football. As spring practice continues this weekend in Columbia, former Gamecock linebacker Skai Moore will be in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine. Moore, the 15th player in Division I history to lead his team in tackles during...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

Ten college football stars looking to roar back after injuries

There are some outstanding college football stars returning from injuries suffered last year who’re looking to rebound in a big way.Some are already among the best players at any position in the nation, while others still have plenty left to prove.One is a quarterback who lost half the year with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder. Another is a bully in the middle who’s expected...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

South Carolina LB Skai Moore having back surgery, redshirting 2016 season

The South Carolina Gamecocks are looking to turn things around after finishing the 2015 season with a 3-9 record. Will Muschamp has taken over the program, but he will be without a big player for his defense as Skai Moore will miss the 2016 season. James Crepea of reported that Muschamp said Moore will take a redshirt for this season after a herniated disk in his back didn...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Star linebacker Skai Moore returning for his senior season

New head coach Will Muschamp appears to have pulled off his best recruiting job yet during his short time in Columbia, as junior linebacker Skai Moore announced Thursday he would return for his senior season in 2016. Moore was named to Second Team All-SEC for his 2015 efforts.Moore has led the Gamecocks in tackling each of his three seasons with the team and is coming off his best...
Via FOX Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina's top tackler Moore to return next season

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore will return to the Gamecocks under new coach Will Muschamp next season instead of leaving for the NFL draft. Moore led the Gamecocks in tackles the past three seasons. He had 111 stops this season, with two sacks and a team-best four interceptions. Moore announced his intentions on Instgram on Thursday, saying it didn't...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina LB Skai Moore returning for senior season

South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore will return for his senior season. Moore announced the decision on his Instagram account. After talking with my family about this big decision I feel it’s only right to go back to school and finish what I started! I can’t wait to be in front of the best fans in the nation next year! Ready to give yall all I got one more round ! Yall ready...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Skai Moore Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Linebacker Skai Moore was simply sensational in the season opening victory over North Carolina. The Florida native notched 10 tackles and had two interceptions for the Gamecocks. Moore's instinctual prowess was plainly evident on multiple occasions, as was his athleticism. He used his anticipatory skills to effectively snuff out plays at the line of scrimmage.Moore also did a great...
Via FOX Sports
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Previewing the linebackers

Heading into 2013, the biggest question mark for the Gamecocks was at the linebacker position. After losing everyone in their two-deep at linebacker and their starting Spur (linebacker/safety hybrid), Gamecock faithful were ready to call Flynn Bowie and his witch doctor to conjure up some experienced linebackers. By the middle of the 2013 season, that big question mark had turned...
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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