1. South Carolina Footbal 2011: Six Players Who Will Be Better Than Advertised

    South Carolina has hype, obviously. I have written about it, heard about it and frankly, I am tired of it. With that comes the usual assortment of star players written about over and over again...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,607 reads 4 comments

  2. South Carolina Football: Does Steve Spurrier Think His Team Is Overrated?

    Uh oh, here we go. Steve Spurrier doesn't think South Carolina deserves the No. 12 ranking in the AP poll and coaches poll. Or does he? No one knows...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,023 reads 3 comments

  3. South Carolina Football: 10 Observations from the 2nd Gamecock Scrimmage

    South Carolina had its second practice scrimmage on Wednesday, August 17th, and it was a great indicator of how well this team handles coaching...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,385 reads 9 comments

  4. South Carolina Football 2011: Football Team Improves in the Classroom

    While South Carolina football has improved on the football field a great deal since the Lou Holtz and era, Spurrier has improved something else. It happens to be off the field...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 514 reads 0 comments

  5. South Carolina Gamecocks: 7 Observations from Saturday's Scrimmage

    The Gamecocks are looking to have a tremendous season... and it all starts with the first scrimmage leading up to the actual depth chart rankings...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 3,342 reads 23 comments

  6. SEC Expansion: Clemson, You Don't Want to Leave the ACC

    Clemson to the SEC? That's a laugher...a big fat laugher. Does Clemson really want to do that? They are a mediocre ACC team; a mid-tier team in a mid-tier conference...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 5,249 reads 94 comments

  7. South Carolina Football: Why the Gamecocks Are Better Than Your Team, SEC Fans

    I want to begin by saying this is partially tongue in cheek, and I mean no disrespect. South Carolina could go 14-0 and win the national championship, or it could go 8-4 and lose the East to Georgia or Florida...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 3,037 reads 42 comments

  8. South Carolina Football 2011: Byrd, Carson and Clowney Add Scary Speed

    "America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed," Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936. OK, so we all know that Eleanor Roosevelt did not say this, and it is a quote from the hilarious Talladega Nights ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,983 reads 2 comments

  9. South Carolina Football 2011: Analyzing the Gamecocks Linebackers

    Wow, July has been a busy month. I apologize for my delay in analyzing the rest of the team. I will get the rest up soon, just in time for a final hurrah and overall analysis...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,264 reads 2 comments

  10. South Carolina Football: No. 12 Gamecocks Fairly Ranked in Coaches Poll?

    South Carolina fans finally know where the team will start the season, thanks to today's unveiling of the USA Today Coaches Poll. They will begin the season ranked No. 12, just outside of the top 10...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 3,063 reads 23 comments

  11. South Carolina Football 2011: Jadeveon Clowney "Too Fast" at First Practice

    To open this article, a quote from South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier: "He plays too fast out here," Spurrier said, laughing. "We've got to teach him the practice speed...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 5,960 reads 67 comments

  12. South Carolina Football: 5 Reasons Why Gamecocks Will Win the SEC

    Read that title. Now read it again. Read it backwards. Yes...I did mean to leave the East word out of it. In 2011, South Carolina has the firepower to win the SEC. It's just science...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 8,428 reads 89 comments

  13. South Carolina Football: SEC Media Days Put Gamecocks in the Spotlight

    The SEC Media Days have come and gone like they does every year. Usually, South Carolina coaches and players come, talk a bit about what they need to do to reach the next level and discuss the potential of the program...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 480 reads 3 comments

  14. South Carolina Football: Undrafted Gamecocks Finally Land on NFL Teams

    Earlier in the year I posted a piece discussing the fact that the NFL draft was full of disappointment for many of the Gamecocks who were a part of it...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,054 reads 2 comments

  15. Sidney Rice and Johnathan Joseph Top NFL Free Agency

    South Carolina has made another huge step in establishing the legitimacy of its program... and while it may not be much of an impact to the 2011 Gamecocks, who according to most media ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,592 reads 2 comments

  16. South Carolina Football 2011: Stephen Garcia Finally Embracing Leadership Role

    "Word on the streets" is that there is a new sheriff in town in Columbia...and he happens to be an old sheriff. Wait, what? Quarterback Stephen Garcia has apparently turned the page on his old lifestyle, and this time for good...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,621 reads 10 comments

  17. South Carolina Football: QB Brendan Nosovitch Commits to the Gamecocks

    The hits keep on coming for a Gamecock team that is gathering steam for the 2012 recruiting trail. Brendan Nosovitch, the Gatorade Player of the Year (as a junior) in Pennsylvania and the quarterback that both Steve Spurrier and G...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 5,496 reads 38 comments

  18. South Carolina Football 2011: Gamecocks Land Shaq Roland, Continue SC Dominance

    South Carolina lands its biggest target of the 2012 recruiting class on Saturday with the verbal commitment of Lexington wide receiver Shaq Roland. Shaq is the state of South Carolina's No...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,228 reads 6 comments

  19. South Carolina Football 2011: Gamecock Recruiting Class of 2012 Shaping Up

    South Carolina's football recruiting class of 2012 is shaping up to potentially be a very big one... again...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 4,556 reads 13 comments

  20. South Carolina Football 2011: Can the Team Find a Spot for Scott Wingo? Please?

    Look, I am not sure if Scott Wingo can do ANYTHING with a football. However, this man is the most clutch player I have ever seen in any sport...ever. I don't care if he is just listed as Scott Wingo, waterboy...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,408 reads 4 comments

  21. South Carolina Football 2011: Analyzing the Gamecocks' Defensive Tackles

    Phew. I am almost finished with my position by position analysis of every player on the South Carolina post-spring depth chart and incoming impact freshmen. While I am relieved that this project is almost over, there are a few areas to go...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,380 reads 8 comments

  22. College Football '11: South Carolina in Uncharted Territory; Can It Handle Hype?

    As a South Carolina football fan, I am continually amazed at how many times the Gamecocks are popping up on various news sites for various awards...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 3,509 reads 42 comments

  23. South Carolina Football 2011: Analyzing the Incredible Defensive Ends

    One of the most talented groups on the team happens to be the smallest number of players listed on the spring depth chart. There is a reason for that... a BIG reason. A "No. 1 recruit in the country and his best friend" big...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 3,649 reads 6 comments

  24. South Carolina Football 2011: Weak Tight End Group Will Need to Step Up

    In 2010, South Carolina's weakness was obvious heading into the season. The offensive line was a mess, and it took great coaching and a few players stepping up for it to become a cohesive unit...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,359 reads 3 comments

  25. Miami Heat 2011: The Frustration of Being a True Heat Fan

    What a year to be a Miami Heat fan. First, the excitement of the formation of the Big Three. Then the season of growth. Then the post season discovery of a decent rotation, and then, finally, a trip to the NBA Finals...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 7,530 reads 117 comments