1. South Carolina Football: Four Adjustments Gamecocks Must Make After Week 1

    With the Gamecocks 41-13 win over Southern Mississippi in the first game of the season, many Gamecock fans are thinking bigger and better things for 2010. While those things may be possible, they will not be possible without these four key adjustments...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 2,859 reads 3 comments

  2. South Carolina Football Wins Big: Stephen Garcia Proves He's the Starter

    Stephen Garcia muffled some of his critics. Not all of them, but some of them. Stephen Garcia did not get sacked, he threw nice passes, he ran two touchdowns, and he plowed defenders in his way on more than one occasion...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 1,993 reads 17 comments

  3. South Carolina-Southern Miss: Five Gamecocks to Watch

    The Gamecocks have gone from being a legitimate contender back to a middle of the pack team in the minds of many. The most recent hit South Carolina has taken is the indefinite suspension of Weslye Saunders and the hotel scandal...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 1,871 reads 6 comments

  4. 2010 College Football Predictions: South Carolina Gamecocks' QB Issues

    With two weeks left until the opening kickoff of the 2010 college football season, South Carolina has just added questions—not answers. Shortly after G.A. Mangus said the pieces were coming together, Steve Spurrier shuffled them up...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 2,144 reads 11 comments

  5. 2010 South Carolina Football Not Quite Ready for Top 25

    When the top 25 polls were released, they contained a few surprises. One that wasn't a surprise, however, was the omission of South Carolina. A mediocre season coupled with an embarrassing bowl loss doesn't usually equal preseason love...

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  6. South Carolina Football 2010: Who To Watch

    The Head Ball Coach has built an impressive roster at South Carolina, and finally, it appears as though the pieces are coming together to do something impressive. In 2009, there were a few players who were standouts...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 1,229 reads 2 comments

  7. College Football 2010: Five Must Wins for South Carolina

    Here is a list of the five games the Gamecocks must win for two reasons. Not just to get to the SEC Championship game, but to prove to everyone out there that they are for real...

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  8. College Football 2010: When Is Medocrity Not Enough?

    In college football people tend to classify schools as the have's and the have nots. South Carolina was a have not for quite some time, but have never been considered a have...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 909 reads 14 comments

  9. College Football 2010: Steve Spurrier's Last Chance at South Carolina?

    Steve Spurrier has done some good things in South Carolina. He hasn't had a season below .500, but he also has dealt with end-of-season collapses...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 1,913 reads 28 comments

  10. College Football 2010: Pressure on South Carolina Gamecocks from Baseball Win?

    First off, congratulations to the South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team, coaches and families, as well as Gamecock fans. Now the pressure is on the South Carolina Gamecocks football team...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about 4 years ago 2,312 reads 11 comments

  11. College Football Realignment: The SEC Still Top Dog

    am honestly amazed that people now think the SEC will be a second or third tier conference. It truly doesn't matter how many teams a conference is going to have, it's still its power ...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 2,321 reads 45 comments

  12. College Football Realignment: New Name for the Pac 10?

    While it's safe to say that the Pac 10 will look absolutely nothing like it has before, neither will the logo. Obviously you can't have 16 teams in the Pac 10...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 1,734 reads 2 comments

  13. Gamecock Thoughts: Three Months and Counting To Kickoff

    The college football conference expansion is basically everyone trying to catch the SEC and it's taking up all the news...

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  14. Phil Steele High on South Carolina, Ranks Gamecocks No. 21

    Phil Steele had South Carolina at No. 21 on his preseason top 25. Some may think that's a stretch, but there are several head scratchers on his list...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 1,171 reads 6 comments

  15. 2010 NCAAF Preview: Who's the QB of the Future for the South Carolina Gamecocks?

    Take Stephen Garcia out of the equation. Of the "backups" on the South Carolina roster, which quarterback can you label the future? Zac Brandise and Garcia are both in their junior year; everyone else is a freshman or a sophomore...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 689 reads 8 comments

  16. 2010 NFL Draft Report Card: Carolina Panthers

    The rumors around John Fox and his future with the Carolina Panthers range from he's leaving after 2010 to with a good season he could be signed to a contract extending well into the future...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 4,297 reads 35 comments

  17. Garnet and Black Game: Where Do the Gamecocks Stand?

    This isn't about predictions or expectations. This is simply what happened at the Garnet and Black game this past Saturday, April 10th. It is also talk about who to watch and what to watch for...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 525 reads 6 comments

  18. South Carolina Gamecocks: 5 Burning Questions in 2010

    In the picture above the Head Ball Coach looks a little less than thrilled. If the answers to the following question are no, or even undecided at the end of the season that look could continue to be pasted on the face of Steve Spurrier...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 669 reads 1 comments

  19. South Carolina Gamecocks Have Football Schedule Befitting a Champ

    Some are beginning to consider the South Carolina Gamecocks a legitimate contender to challenge Florida for the SEC East in 2010. Their schedule isn't an easy one; it's an SEC schedule...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 1,340 reads 11 comments

  20. Jimmie Johnson: NASCAR Slayer

    Just a warning to possible Jimmie Johnson fans out there, this isn't an article of flattery. He truly is a NASCAR slayer, but he isn't slaying his fellow competitors, he's slaying NASCAR itself...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 701 reads 6 comments

  21. What Lies Ahead for Steve Spurrier and South Carolina?

    Having not made the annual April trip to the Garnet and Black game, everything to be said is merely a guess, therefore instead of true guesses we can stick with what ifs and maybes...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 675 reads 8 comments

  22. For Carolina Panthers, the Winds of Change are Blowing Hard

    For the wheel’s still in spin And there’s no telling who that it’s naming. For the loser now will be later to win For the times they are a-changing...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 912 reads 6 comments

  23. Carolina Panthers Can't Let Julius Peppers Walk

    If the Carolina Panthers let Julius Peppers walk into free agency it will be their biggest mistake yet. If that is what happens though, it's nobodies fault but their own. They backed themselves into this corner...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 1,199 reads 10 comments

  24. Marcus Lattimore a Gamecock Who's Ready To Win

    When Marcus Lattimore stood at the podium of his church, the Silver Hill Memorial United Methodist Church he certainly made some Gamecock fans, even those in the know, hold their breaths...

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  25. National Signing Day 2010: Marcus Lattimore a Gamecock

    On Tuesday Feb. 2, Marcus Lattimore broke some hearts, but he also made a lot of people very, very happy.  Marcus Lattimore became a part of a growing trend in South Carolina—top recruits choosing to stay home...

    DJ Batchler Written by DJ Batchler about over 4 years ago 801 reads 13 comments