1. A New Era in South Carolina Gamecock Football Has Begun

    ATLANTA -- If you blinked you may have missed it. ESPN didn’t catch it and I don’t believe Steve Spurrier realizes yet either. Gamecock fans were treated to a performance never seen before...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 3 years ago 1,546 reads 15 comments

  2. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Florida Gators: Tide Will Drain the Swamp

    It’s early October and the lines are being drawn in the sand. Not that long ago, the SEC was dominated by two teams: Florida in the East and Alabama in the West. Now both teams have strong challengers in their division...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 3 years ago 522 reads 17 comments

  3. South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers: Fight to the End

    ATLANTA, Ga - As they left the Georgia Dome, something down deep spoke quietly that it wasn’t their time, yet...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 3 years ago 1,359 reads 28 comments

  4. Will Auburn Beat Clemson--Which Tigers Find New Ways to Win

    I was a guest on an upstate South Carolina radio station last night, and the host asked me about the Auburn-Clemson game...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 3 years ago 3,573 reads 52 comments

  5. Georgia vs South Carolina Will Be a War; Winner Advances, Loser Gets Downgraded

    The Georgia-South Carolina game is going to be a war. This year more than ever, there is so much on the line for both teams. For Georgia, their head coach is fighting for his job...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 3 years ago 529 reads 1 comments

  6. Georgia Bulldogs Football: Why UGA Will Dominate Boise State

    ATLANTA, Ga- I pity the Boise State football players. They're coming into Atlanta, Georgia believing they are the favored team for Saturday night...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 3 years ago 5,943 reads 40 comments

  7. Oregon Game Is Must-Win for Les Miles and the LSU Football Team

    ATLANTA, Ga —There is no possible way anybody could have predicted the events that unfolded in Baton Rouge in August 2011...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 3 years ago 295 reads 5 comments

  8. Tough Couple of Weeks for the Georgia Bulldogs in Recruiting

    There is a whole lot of football talent in the state of Georgia for 2012. Recruiting players is like riding a roller coaster. Some weeks are good, some are bad. But the last two weeks have been disappointing for the Georgia Bulldogs...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 3 years ago 3,863 reads 32 comments

  9. SEC Football: Easier to Get in Trouble, More Difficult Not to Get Caught

    This week, I’ve been at the hospital with an 18-year-old and his family after he was involved in a high-speed car accident. At this time, we are still praying that he will regain feeling below his waist...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 3 years ago 307 reads 0 comments

  10. Saban Landing Behind Enemy Lines: Georgia Ain't Done with Dillon Lee

    ATLANTA, GA —First round win goes to Nick Saban . Took a top Georgia recruit right out of the backyard of Mark Richt. Four-star linebacker Dillon Lee a t 6’4” 220 lbs committed to the Crimson Tide...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 3 years ago 2,725 reads 33 comments

  11. Jadeveon Clowney: What's His Best Choice, Tide, Tigers or Gamecocks?

    ATLANTA, GA —One year ago, I wrote a story about Marcus Lattimore’s final two choices. The story got a lot of Internet activity, and we talked about it on sports radio ...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 3 years ago 2,041 reads 33 comments

  12. Cam Newton Story: Media Hype, Unidentified Sources, No Proof Yet Of Wrongdoing

    ATLANTA, Ga --I’m not sure if I have ever seen a college sports story take on such a life as the Cam Newton story. I believe there is a whole lot of speculation going on and too much connecting of the dots...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 4 years ago 1,233 reads 16 comments

  13. South Carolina Coaches Must Put Team in Position To Win, Players Must Execute

    ATLANTA, Ga --South Carolina gave away the Kentucky game. Bad coaching, poor execution and another loss to a less talented team. It’s one thing to get beat by another team...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 4 years ago 158 reads 8 comments

  14. South Carolina Coaches Must Put Team In Position To Win; Players Must Execute

    South Carolina gave away the Kentucky game. Bad coaching, poor execution and another loss to a less talented team. It’s one thing to get beat by another team. It’s a completely different feeling when a team loses it all by itself...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 4 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  15. South Carolina vs. Auburn: Newton vs. Garcia and Lattimore vs. Dyer

    ATLANTA, Ga- Our Southern Football TV show is headed down to Auburn, Alabama for one of the biggest SEC games of the season...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 4 years ago 1,922 reads 5 comments

  16. Georgia's Damon Evans Won't Survive Scandal

    ATLANTA, Ga - Every once in a while there is a story that appears in the media that is a tragedy. Unfortunately, the events surrounding Georgia Athletic Director Damon Evans fit this category...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 4 years ago 3,371 reads 15 comments

  17. What If.....We Had an SEC Football Reality TV Show?

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 4 years ago 396 reads 3 comments

  18. Early Notice: Tennessee Volunteers Have More Changes Coming

    ATLANTA, Ga—SEC football is a tough business. When things aren’t going well, someone has to be fired. Winning is important, but perception is everything...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about 4 years ago 943 reads 10 comments

  19. SEC Expansion: Right Idea, Wrong Strategy

    ATLANTA, Ga—Talk about a dramatic June. I’m still suffering a hangover from what could have been in college football. For a very short time, there was the hope of four super conferences...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 4 years ago 853 reads 23 comments

  20. Urban Meyer Snatches Momentum Back For His Florida Gator Team

    ATLANTA, GA—Urban Meyer’s back! It doesn’t surprise me one bit that Urban Meyer struck out at an Orlando Sentinel beat reporter. Meyer’s response was predictable...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 4 years ago 450 reads 7 comments

  21. Behind The Scenes With Marcus Lattimore

    I wrote the story about Marcus Lattimore, making my points that recruits should stay in-state if given the choice. The closer to home, the more parents can be involved.  http://bleacherreport...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 4 years ago 3,465 reads 4 comments

  22. Best of 2009 SEC Football by Jay Holgate

    This is my journey following SEC football in 2009. I took all the pictures and experienced many awesome things on the field, in the press box and just being with SEC fans. I love SEC football...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 4 years ago 882 reads 3 comments

  23. Marcus Lattimore's Big Decision: Auburn or South Carolina?

    Every once in a while, there comes a story that grabs our attention and we can’t let it go until it’s been finalized.  The Marcus Lattimore story grabbed me.  The Byrnes athlete has burned up the record books in the Upstate of South Carolina...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about over 4 years ago 2,532 reads 15 comments

  24. The SEC Championship Game: No. 1 Florida Gators vs. No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide

    ATLANTA, GA —Last week, I predicted an upset weekend for Thanksgiving.  South Carolina and Georgia knocked off the two best teams in the ACC, Miss...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 5 years ago 1,047 reads 17 comments

  25. Prediction: South Carolina, Kentucky, Arkansas Pull Upset Games for Thanksgiving

    Original Story Published on SEC Sports Report ATLANTA, Ga —It’s rivalry weekend.  The final SEC games of the regular season don’t need any more hype but I see this as Upset Weekend ...

    Jay Holgate Written by Jay Holgate about almost 5 years ago 506 reads 2 comments