1. South Carolina Football: Steve Spurrier One of the Keys to Frank Martin's Hire?

    Steve Spurrier has gone and done it. He's made South Carolina a reasonable location for great coaches to coach. Before Spurrier, it was always a shock to hear big names tied to university jobs...

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  2. South Carolina Football: Melvin Ingram's ESPN Sports Science Clip Is Insane

    OK, I have never done this before, but I feel compelled. A video review? Who would have thunk it? Who has not seen Melvin Ingram 's absolutely insane Sports Science video on ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,760 reads 3 comments

  3. South Carolina Football: the Gamecocks' 5 Most Athletic Players

    A successful team needs a wide range of players. It needs players with heart, character and intelligence. But sometimes, a good old-fashioned athlete will do. South Carolina is loaded with athletic players...

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  4. South Carolina Football: Is 2012 the Gamecocks Best Chance Yet for SEC Title?

    Since 2010, the Gamecocks have been preaching consistency, improvement and toughness. Each year, the preseason expectations get bigger and bigger. In 2010, the expectation was to win the SEC East, and it happened...

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  5. South Carolina Football: Building the Perfect Gamecock

    Imagine, if you will, a world where scientists can splice together the genes of people all over the world. There would be Frankenstein-style folks all over the world. If I had that power, I know exactly what I would do...

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  6. Which Gamecocks Will Lead the Team in Total Yards?

    South Carolina's offensive machine will be set to roll in and out of Columbia in 2012. With Connor Shaw leading the show and a potentially healthy Marcus Lattimore, the team has a chance to do some very special things with the ball...

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  7. South Carolina Football: 10 Benchmarks for Spring Success

    The spring signifies the beginning of a new football season. Teams start with a fresh slate, excited about the prospects of a new year and new goals. They also start with a new slate of questions to be answered and issues to be resolved...

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  8. South Carolina Football: Bruce Ellington Chooses Basketball over Football

    Bruce Ellington has made it official . He will not return to the football team in 2012. He will instead focus solely on basketball. For me, it's a baffling decision. Basketball Coach Darrin Horn is on the thinnest of ice...

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  9. South Carolina Football: Could Ace Sanders Blossom into a Star Receiver?

    Ace Sanders is not a huge man. At a generous 5'8" and 173 pounds, Sanders is one of the smaller men on the Gamecocks roster. His statistics aren't eye-popping either...

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  10. South Carolina Football: Jadeveon Clowney Headed for Monster 2012 Season

    Jadeveon Clowney is an athletic freak of nature, no doubt. He now weighs close to 270 pounds and still runs close to a 4.5 forty. He's the team power clean champion and is one of the most athletic people in the world...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,942 reads 3 comments

  11. South Carolina Football: 5 Players Who Could Break out in 2013

    South Carolina isn't lacking in talent. However, there are some hidden gems on the roster that are just waiting to burst onto the scene. All of the players on the team deserve to be on the team and some are ready to prove themselves in a big way...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,119 reads 1 comments

  12. South Carolina Recruiting: The Top 2013 In-State Recruits Who Can't Slip Away

    South Carolina has done a remarkable job grabbing the in-state talent that it desires. With Stephon Gilmore, Alshon Jeffery, Marcus Lattimore, Jadeveon Clowney and now Shaq Roland ...

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  13. South Carolina Football: Updating Gamecock Performances from the NFL Combine

    The combine is an interesting place to be for an athlete. You produce at a high level for three to four years, then one day of poking, prodding, and drilling can seem more important than all of that...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 6,563 reads 3 comments

  14. Bruce Ellington Must Choose South Carolina Football over Basketball

    Bruce Ellington is a two-sport star for the University of South Carolina. However, his star is beginning to fade. The reason? South Carolina's horrible basketball situation, and his lack of improvement as a basketball player...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,291 reads 15 comments

  15. South Carolina Football: 20 Best Defensive Players in Gamecocks History

    The South Carolina Gamecocks have had their fair share of excellent defenders. They have been known as a defensive team as of late. The success isn't limited to recent players, though...

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  16. South Carolina Football: Will the Passing Game Be a Strength in 2012?

    South Carolina comes into the offseason with myriad questions. One of the most pressing is how the passing game adjusts with the loss of Alshon Jeffery. Nationally, the opinion on it is rather sour...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,972 reads 9 comments

  17. South Carolina Football: Predicting and Grading the Offensive Starters for 2012

    South Carolina's offense finished the season on a high note. Can they maintain the great end-of-season pace in 2012? Where are the major changes? How good are the Gamecocks at each position? Short answer: The Gamecocks are loaded...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 5,984 reads 4 comments

  18. South Carolina Football: Are Dixon Brothers Ready to Shine for the Gamecocks?

    Last year, in what turned out to be the precursor to the Jadeveon Clowney pickup, the Dixon brothers (Gerald G. and Gerald Jr., who are actually half-brothers) committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks as a tandem...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,706 reads 0 comments

  19. South Carolina Football: The Gamecocks' Chances of Beating Each Scheduled Team

    South Carolina will continue to have success in 2012. The question on everyone's mind is how much success the team will have...

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  20. South Carolina Football: 10 Greatest Gamecock Players in NFL History

    South Carolina may not have the deepest NFL history. They may not have a powerhouse historical college program. However, they have developed some very good NFL talent and are increasing the number of NFL players that they produce year by year...

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  21. South Carolina Football: The Offseason to-Do List for the Gamecocks

    South Carolina had a fantastic 11 win season. Ok. It's over with. Time to move on. Every team has a 'to do' list when it comes to the offseason, but some have more on it than others...

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  22. South Carolina Football: Could Connor Shaw Be SEC's Best Quarterback in 2012?

    Connor Shaw finished 2011 with an absolute bang. In his last three starts, he threw for 657 yards, eight touchdowns and only one interceptions. He also rushed for 239 yards with three touchdowns...

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  23. South Carolina Football: Melvin Ingram Should Be a Top 10 NFL Draft Pick

    Melvin Ingram has a body of work that most defensive ends would only dream of. He has a skill set that is unprecedented for a 6'2", 280-pound man. He is fast. He is powerful...

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  24. South Carolina Football: Recruiting the Most Telling Sign of Program Growth

    South Carolina football has entered a new era of success as a program, and there is one major factor that reveals just how successful the Gamecocks are on the verge of becoming...

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  25. South Carolina 2012 Signing Day Results: Grading the Class

    South Carolina's recruiting class lacked sizzle, sparkle and drama. That's quite all right with the head ball coach; there aren't any holes in this class. There is one project-type player, and the rest can contribute—some right away...

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