1. South Carolina Football: Why SEC East Crown Rests Solely on Connor Shaw

    Connor Shaw is the unquestioned key to South Carolina's SEC East title chances. While South Carolina will boast one of the premier defenses in the country and one of the top running ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 2 years ago 2,604 reads 21 comments

  2. South Carolina Football: What Marcus Lattimore Must Do to Win the Heisman Trophy

    There are no magic numbers for a player to win the Heisman trophy. There is no "to do" list, so this is a difficult assignment. A player must show that he's the greatest player on the field on any given season in order to win the coveted trophy...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 2 years ago 3,061 reads 2 comments

  3. How South Carolina Football Will Fill the Void of Every Drafted Player

    South Carolina lost some substantial talent in the draft. The Gamecocks will have to find ways to replace these great players...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,298 reads 1 comments

  4. South Carolina Football: Justice Cunningham Is Mr. Underrated at Tight End

    There is a reliable, hard-working offensive player who has great size and soft hands. He can catch the football, block like a demon and outwork defenders. He's made clutch catches and fancy catches, and he is available in a pinch...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,484 reads 5 comments

  5. South Carolina Football: The Gamecocks' 5 Most Intimidating Players

    There are some players that opposing teams just want no part of. There are some offensive players that can give hits as well as defensive players. These guys are players that defenders dread playing...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,525 reads 23 comments

  6. South Carolina Football: Breaking Down Who Replaces WR Alshon Jeffery

    South Carolina's most pressing question on offense heading into 2012 isn't the status of Marcus Lattimore. It's who replaces Alshon Jeffery. There is a "motley" crew of players coming together to try to do this...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,250 reads 7 comments

  7. South Carolina Football: Why Expectations for the Gamecocks Are Soaring

    Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! Nope. Chuck Testa. Well, actually it's the Gamecocks soaring expectations. They have never been this high...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,076 reads 4 comments

  8. South Carolina Football: Connor Mitch a Major Win for Gamecocks

    It's early, but South Carolina has already won something versus Alabama, LSU and a handful of other elite schools from around the country...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 7,493 reads 11 comments

  9. South Carolina Football: 5 Freshmen Who Could Start in 2012

    Jadeveon Clowney and Marcus Lattimore were high-impact freshmen who either started or played significant roles in their respective rookie seasons. In 2012, South Carolina has a deeper team...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,687 reads 1 comments

  10. South Carolina Recruiting: Gamecocks Should Look at Swansea LB Byron Johnson

    It's 2007, and I am watching about 50 students running around a basketball court, performing various drills and doing their best to impress...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,560 reads 10 comments

  11. South Carolina Football: 1 Word for Every Projected Offensive Starter

    Word Noun— /w?rd/? Words, plural A single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with others (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,040 reads 2 comments

  12. South Carolina Gamecock Marty Markett: From Walk-on to the NFL

    In August of 2009, Marty Markett, a track star, decided to walk on to the University of South Carolina football team. On April 28th, 2012, Marty Markett signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,327 reads 3 comments

  13. South Carolina Football: Recapping the Nine New NFL-Bound Gamecocks

    The Gamecocks had an excellent draft for the program with six players selected. These players are the first wave of many who will be joining the professional ranks in the coming drafts...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,197 reads 1 comments

  14. Melvin Ingram: NFL Career with San Diego Already Off to a Great Start

    When Melvin Ingram slid past the Panthers (my personal wish for him), Seahawks (What were they thinking?), Jets (also, what were they thinking?), and every other team leading to the San Diego Chargers (via NFL...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,316 reads 15 comments

  15. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks Finally Earning the Respect of Their Peers

    I never thought I would see the day when the Gamecocks are fully entrenched in the discussion for the SEC's best team...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,345 reads 39 comments

  16. South Carolina Football: Tanner McEvoy Has Potential, But Hold Your Horses

    I see you over there, Team McEvoy . Since the young quarterback/athlete signed with South Carolina in 2011, the "Tanner McEvoy for starting quarterback" train has left the station...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,893 reads 20 comments

  17. South Carolina Football: Brandon Shell, Next Gamecock Superstar

    Measuring in at 6'7" and 331 pounds, Brandon Shell has first-round NFL draft size. He's also related to NFL Hall of Famer Art Shell, which gives him a first-round pedigree. Luckily for South Carolina Gamecocks fans, he's also got first-round ability...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,661 reads 3 comments

  18. South Carolina Gamecocks Football: 8 Post-Spring Game Thoughts

    I had a pretty solid idea of what sort of team the Gamecocks had for this year. After watching the spring game, I actually think the team may be better than advertised in some areas, and have some work to do in others...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 109 reads 2 comments

  19. South Carolina Football: Spring Game Shows a Pass-Happy Gamecock Team?

    I take a very simple approach to the spring game. It's a great deal of fun, but it is fairly worthless in the grand scheme of things. It's just a chance to show off individual player growth...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,742 reads 0 comments

  20. South Carolina Football: The Top Remaining NFL-Caliber Gamecocks

    With the draft right around the corner, people are talking about their favorite collegiate players and how they may fare on draft day. The Gamecocks are looking to see Melvin Ingram, Stephon Gilmore, and Alshon Jeffery go highly...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 834 reads 2 comments

  21. South Carolina Football: Stout Defense and Power Running Offense Key to 2012

    South Carolina's offense has the capability to be a multi-dimensional beast. If Connor Shaw makes the jump that many people are saying he is capable of, then the Gamecock's could boast one of the most dangerous offenses in the SEC...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,146 reads 1 comments

  22. South Carolina Football: 10 Reasonable Goals for the 2012 Season

    South Carolina has a big season coming up. For once, the program isn't marred in a negative mindset. This year, South Carolina knows it can compete. The program has definitely turned a corner...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,153 reads 1 comments

  23. South Carolina Football: Byron Jerideau the Next Melvin Ingram?

    Flashback to February 2011. Jadeveon Clowney signed with South Carolina, and everyone immediately penciled him in as the starting end opposite Devin Taylor. Meanwhile, Melvin Ingram was a good player, but he was nothing more than a rotational guy...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,294 reads 43 comments

  24. South Carolina Football: Alshon Jeffery's Speedy 40-Time Proves Critics Wrong

    Alshon Jeffery finally ran the 40-yard dash. That is, the event he was supposedly hiding because of his "slow" speed. He ran it in 4.47 seconds, after ESPN's Kevin Weidl initially timed him at a 4...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 8,506 reads 7 comments

  25. South Carolina Football: 10 Ways You Know You're a Gamecock Fan

    There are many ways to spot a Gamecock fan. It could be the colors of his shirt. The flags the person flies. The way he or she talk about sports. It could be something a little bit more...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 942 reads 13 comments