1. South Carolina Football: Top 12 Individual Game Performances of 2011

    One of South Carolina's finest seasons ever is now in the books. With 10 wins and the potential for 11 in a great bowl game, this team came together even with massive injuries and drama...

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  2. South Carolina Football: Jadeveon Clowney and A.J. Cann Earn All-American Honors

    South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and center A.J. Cann have made the CBS Freshman All-American team. Jadeveon Clowney is the big-ticket name...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,103 reads 3 comments

  3. South Carolina Versus Nebraska: South Carolina Opens as 1-Point Favorite

    South Carolina has opened as a one-point favorite over Nebraska. This doesn't surprise me, because playing in the SEC really does carry significant weight when it comes to team hype...

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  4. South Carolina Football: A Way-Too-Early Look at 2012's Starters

    Can South Carolina improve upon this year's 10-win season next year? Sure they can. The Gamecocks come back in 2012 with a loaded team again, with some new faces that should add a great deal of talent to the group...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,440 reads 16 comments

  5. South Carolina Football: Steve Spurrier Deserves SEC Coach of the Year Honors

    The headline says it all. With all due respect to Les Miles, Steve Spurrier deserves to be the SEC Coach of the Year, and possibly the national Coach of the Year. I can't even remotely understand why he isn't in the discussion...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,597 reads 51 comments

  6. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks Capital One Bowl-Bound, SC Fans Rejoice

    What a perfect way to end a great season. South Carolina received an invitation to play in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, in what should be one of the most prestigious non-BCS bowl games out there...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,996 reads 10 comments

  7. New Mexico Bowl 2011: Key Matchups for Wyoming Versus Temple

    The 8-4 Wyoming Cowboys and the 8-4 Temple Owls open up the bowl season in the New Mexico Bowl on December 17th. These are two very different teams. Temple loves to run a great deal and the Owls play tough, hard-nosed defense...

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  8. South Carolina Football 2011: Congrats, Dabo Swinney... SC Beat You Twice Now

    "What? No they didn't!" -Clemson Fan Oh yes they did. Dabo Swinney is a master at all kinds of things... losing important games, screaming a great deal, praying in public, and modeling the latest K-Mart Clemson-wear...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 4,386 reads 35 comments

  9. South Carolina Football 2011: Is This Gamecock Team the Best SC Team Ever?

    In Gamecock land, there are two popular trains of thought. There are those who think that the 1984 South Carolina Gamecock team is the best South Carolina team of all time...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 6,338 reads 20 comments

  10. South Carolina Football: Predicting South Carolina's All-SEC Players

    As the All-Conference and All-American awards start coming in, South Carolina should have quite a few players on the roster for the All-SEC awards. South Carolina has many impact players and they all deserve spots on this list...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,551 reads 5 comments

  11. South Carolina Bowl Destinations: Where Will the Gamecocks Land?

    The way South Carolina has played and the record they have accrued (10-2), you would assume South Carolina will be in good position to go to a solid bowl game. They will, but it may not be the one the fans really want to see...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 6,578 reads 16 comments

  12. South Carolina vs. Clemson: Top 5 Performers in the 34-13 Tiger Beat Down

    South Carolina's recent stranglehold on the in-state rivalry against the Clemson Tigers continued with a resounding 34-13 victory. The game really wasn't close, and the Tigers looked lost for most of the game...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,270 reads 10 comments

  13. South Carolina vs. Clemson: Keys to a State Championship for a 3rd Year

    With all due respect to Adam Garrett, who provides five keys to victory for South Carolina against Clemson , I have to finish my regular season's five-keys series anyway...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 826 reads 13 comments

  14. South Carolina Versus Clemson: Defensive Line Gives SC Edge over Tigers

    Tajh Boyd has proved a great deal over the course of his first full season as a starter. He has proven to be a valuable Clemson Tiger, a touchdown-maker and a good leader. He's also proven that when you rattle his chain, he plays like Stephen Garcia...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,001 reads 4 comments

  15. South Carolina vs. Clemson: Top 2 Freshmen in the Country Take the Field

    I don't think that there is any question who the top freshman offensive player and the top freshman defensive player are. It's not even close. On offense, it is Clemson's phenom Sammy Watkins, who's a threat in every aspect of the offensive game...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,179 reads 2 comments

  16. South Carolina Versus Clemson: Battle of the 9-2's Has Potential to Be Special

    The state of South Carolina has been a general feasting ground for states looking for great recruits. Often, the great South Carolina players leave the state for other, bigger named programs...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,486 reads 12 comments

  17. South Carolina Football: Should South Carolina Run an Option Offense in 2012?

    South Carolina has all the pieces to have quite an offense in 2012. If, you know, it changes its entire offensive philosophy and coaching style. The Gamecocks are showing flashes of being a brilliant option style offensive football team...

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  18. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks Go 5-0 in SEC East, Have Much to Celebrate

    So, it looks like Georgia will win the SEC East, barring a miracle game against Kentucky. Congrats to the Bulldogs on a great turnaround season and beating Auburn, a team that South Carolina couldn't beat at home...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,440 reads 64 comments

  19. South Carolina vs. Florida: 5 Keys to an SEC East Championship

    For the second season in a row, I get the pleasure of writing a piece titled "Five keys to an SEC East Championship". As a Gamecock fan, it feels good. Really good, considering our history...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,274 reads 29 comments

  20. South Carolina Football: Connor Shaw Cleared to Start Against Florida

    Thank goodness. According to ESPN , Connor Shaw feels fine and will be set to face the Gators on Saturday. This is huge news for the Gamecocks, who would be reeling with another injury...

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  21. South Carolina Football: Bruce Ellington May Be Key to Salvaging the Season

    Leading up to the Florida game, I thought South Carolina was pretty much guaranteed to win. However, with the injuries mounting, my confidence is beginning to waver. If Connor Shaw can't go Saturday, it may be completely crushed...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,610 reads 5 comments

  22. South Carolina Football: Injuries Finally Catch Up to Gamecocks

    2011, which was such a season of promise, is quickly falling down into what has become a nightmare season...

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  23. South Carolina Football: Why the Gamecocks Are Simlar to LSU and Alabama

    The Gamecocks are 7-1 and playing football with a crushing defense and a ball-control rushing offense. Sounds similar to two other programs playing football in the SEC west, does ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,718 reads 39 comments

  24. South Carolina vs. Arkansas: 5 Keys to a Gamecock Victory

    In a game that I am calling the most important of the Gamecock's 2011 season, South Carolina travels to Arkansas to take on the suddenly vulnerable-looking Razorbacks...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,569 reads 7 comments

  25. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks Learning to Win Without Lattimore

    Last year, there was a pretty clear way to stop the South Carolina Gamecocks. Knock Marcus Lattimore out of the game, and bam, the game is yours. Ask Kentucky or Florida State...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about over 2 years ago 773 reads 1 comments