1. Week Seven College Football Picks: Texas-Oklahoma Edition

    As more and more teams are stripped of their undefeated status, the jockeying at the top of the polls continues to change. The top 10 gets some serious battles this weekend. Let’s take a look at this week’s picks...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 462 reads 8 comments

  2. Chris Smelley's Career Day Leads Gamecocks over Rebels

    For the second week in a row, Chris Smelley held off Stephen Garcia in the fight for the starting quarterback job. After his performance Saturday night, he might just keep the job for a little longer...

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  3. Week Six College Football Picks: Pitt-USF Edition

    After a terrible week last week, I’m back with 14 more games on tap. Things get started with two interesting games tonight.Pitt at USF (Game of the Week)Look for USF to follow the blueprint others have used against Pitt—contain LeSean McCoy..

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 525 reads 5 comments

  4. Sun Belt Update: FAU Owls Going in Reverse

    After last season’s successful year that ended in a bowl win over Memphis, FAU and its crotchety head coach, Howard Schnellenberger, appeared to be heading for a breakout season in 2008...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 432 reads 7 comments

  5. South Carolina-Ole Miss: Stephen Garcia in, Kenny McKinley Out

    As South Carolina reenters SEC play, the Gamecocks essentially begin a new chapter in their season. The Head Ball Coach, Steve Spurrier, has strongly implied that redshirt freshman quarterback Stephen Garcia will in fact get the start against Ole Miss...

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  6. Urban Meyer: Outcoached and Outclassed

    After Saturday’s gut-wrenching home loss to Ole Miss, University of Flordia Head Coach Urban Meyer had this to say: "We didn't play Florida football...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 2,070 reads 33 comments

  7. Stephen Garcia Sparks Gamecocks to Victory

    Earlier in the week, Steve Spurrier said every offensive spot was up for grabs in practice.While three skillplayers grabbed starting spots—running back Brian Maddox and wide receivers Joe ...

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  8. Week Five College Football Picks: Alabama-Georgia Edition

    Coming off a 9-2 record last week, I’m ready to take a crack at 11 more games in Week Five. The games start with Thursday night Pac-10 action.USC at Oregon StateUmm...USC wins again. Big shocker...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 1,187 reads 12 comments

  9. Vanderbilt, the Top 25 Bids You Adieu

    Well, the Vanderbilt Commodores are a ranked team.Number 21 to be exact. Not for long, fellow droogs. Commodore faithful can rest easy for almost two more weeks since Vanderbilt has a bye week this coming Saturday...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 665 reads 18 comments

  10. In Defense of Steve Spurrier: The State of the Gamecocks

    After an early season loss to Vanderbilt, the Spurrier haters came in with the typical “It’s not long before Spurrier hits the links permanently” rhetoric...

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  11. Week 4 College Football Rants: The FSU Debacle Continues

    Oh, to be a Florida State fan. What’s worse: seven turnovers, three total points, 12 completed passes on 36 attempts, or a third loss in a row to Wake Forest? All are terrible, ...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 524 reads 3 comments

  12. Week Four College Football Picks: LSU-Auburn Edition

    Eleven more games on tap for this week. It gets started with an interesting Thursday night matchup. West Virginia at Colorado (Upset Special)The Buffs have only allowed 118 rushing yards in two games...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 303 reads 2 comments

  13. College Football Week Three Picks

    Ten more games on tap for Week Three. On Friday:Kansas at USFThree reasons why I like USF in this one: 1.) The Florida humidity, 2.) The swarming Bulls’ defense, and 3.) A home crowd that will be at its absolute best for an ESPN audience...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 395 reads 9 comments

  14. College Football Week Two Picks

    Last week I was nearly 100 percent on my picks—and by nearly 100 percent, I mean 7-12, good for 58 percent.I might add, however, that even though my pick for Tennessee to win didn’t work out, it’s always fun to watch the Vols lose...

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  15. SEC West: Week One Thoughts

    Auburn, LSU, and Alabama all won convincingly in their season openers, making the chase for the West crown look more exciting with each passing second. Here are some highlights from the SEC West week one games...

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  16. SEC East: Week One Thoughts

    The SEC East looked great in Week One. Here are some highlights of the season openers. Florida Two years ago, Urban Meyer called his running backs “trash...

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  17. Steve Spurrier and South Carolina: Season Outlook

    Expectations in Columbia, S.C., are higher than ever. That said, Steve Spurrier has not gotten his Gamecocks over the hump quite yet. Now in year four of the Spurrier project, many people are projecting big strides from South Carolina this year...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 757 reads 10 comments

  18. College Football Week One Picks

    I’m back from the dead, fellow droogs. And I’m here to pick some Week One games. Let’s get it started on Thursday night:NC State at South CarolinaLet me see—NC ...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 703 reads 5 comments

  19. George O’Leary and UCF: Time to Come Clean

    Back in March of this year, on the 18th to be exact, University of Central Florida (UCF) freshman wide receiver Ereck Plancher died after a conditioning workout, continuing the ugly trend of amateur and professional athletes dying on the fields they love.

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 1,372 reads 70 comments

  20. Howard Schnellenberger and the FAU Owls: Time to Put Up or Shut Up

    In Tampa this past Thursday and Friday, football coaches from the state of Florida met for the annual Florida Sports Writers Association Media Days...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about almost 6 years ago 1,471 reads 58 comments

  21. Lakeem Jackson Is Darrin Horn's First Commitment for South Carolina

    Darrin Horn has nabbed his first target for the 2009-2010 season: Lakeem Jackson, a 6'5" All-State swingman from Christ School in Arden, North Carolina.In Jackson, Horn is getting an all-around dynamic player...

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  22. Five Reasons Florida Won’t Win the National Championship—or the SEC

    Last week I explained how the Georgia Bulldogs would not be able to live up to the lofty expectations set by experts across the country. This week, it’s the Florida Gators’ turn...

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  23. Five Reasons Georgia Won’t Win the National Championship—or the SEC

    After Georgia claimed their Sugar Bowl trophy this past January, the entire nation seemed to jump on the Bulldog Bandwagon...

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  24. My Town Rocks: Columbia, South Carolina

    Columbia, South Carolina: the University of South Carolina. The Dirty Dirty. Seersuckers and Spurrier. Five Points and The Vista. Pimiento cheese and grits. The Palmetto tree. Highway 378 and fried chicken...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about 6 years ago 1,419 reads 19 comments

  25. Darrin Horn: Putting His Stamp on Gamecock Basketball

    When Darrin Horn took the job as head coach of the South Carolina basketball team roughly two months ago, he knew he faced a long road ahead...

    Tim Pollock Written by Tim Pollock about 6 years ago 871 reads 7 comments