1. South Carolina Versus Vanderbilt: 5 Keys to a Gamecock Victory

    Vanderbilt has made huge gains in 2011 and have already become a noteworthy team in the SEC. Beating UConn and Mississippi were big wins for this team...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 3,958 reads 13 comments

  2. South Carolina Football: So Much for Having the "Best Fans in the World"

    As always—a pre-warning. This is a rant. This is a vent—it may offend, but you know what? I just don't care. South Carolina football fans have widely been recognized as some of the greatest and most loyal fans in all of sports...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,619 reads 44 comments

  3. South Carolina Football: Upon Further Review, Midshipmen Pretty Good

    How in the world was that team a 17-point underdog to South Carolina? Watching that team play was hard to do. I can't imagine what it was like on the field...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 802 reads 6 comments

  4. South Carolina Football: The Navy Irony for the Gamecocks

    I was so excited about this years football team way before I took a second glance at the schedule. ESPN had them as a dark horse candidate for the national championship, and there were two Heisman candidates on the roster...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 965 reads 2 comments

  5. South Carolina vs. Navy: 5 Keys to a Gamecock Victory

    Navy. Why Navy? The very name of the team brings shivers down the spines of longtime Carolina fans. I wasn't even born for that game, and the outcome is legendary among South Carolina fans my own age...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 3,192 reads 13 comments

  6. South Carolina Versus Georgia: Upon Further Review, Defense, QB Struggling

    Ok, so I guess I get two "duh" awards in one week, right? After watching the Gamecocks beat the Georgia Bulldogs on my TiVo for the second time last night, I noticed a disturbing trend...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,040 reads 12 comments

  7. South Carolina Football: Melvin Ingram Deserves a Medal for His Game Performance

    In my entire life, I have never seen a performance quite like the one Melvin Ingram put on at Sanford Stadium. It was a epic masterpiece of epic epicness. With two touchdowns, he scored as many times as Stephen Garcia...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,234 reads 6 comments

  8. South Carolina Football: The Season Begins "Fo' Real" Against Georgia Today

    I woke up this morning at 5 o'clock. My eyes popped open and I sat straight up. I was almost giddy with anticipation. If you think that I am a 10-year-old on Christmas morning, well, you'd be pretty damn close...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 289 reads 1 comments

  9. South Carolina Football: Damiere Byrd Suspended Four Games, NCAA Drops Ball

    Really? REALLY?? We all know that the NCAA is almost a criminal organization with its own set of rules and standards, but this is just way beyond silly...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,358 reads 18 comments

  10. South Carolina Football: Reinforcements Arrive! Holloman and Auguste to Play

    Thank goodness. Devonte Holloman and Akeem Auguste are expected to play this Saturday, albeit in backup roles due to excellent play by their replacements against ECU. While C.C...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 540 reads 4 comments

  11. Stephen Garcia vs. Aaron Murray: Who Would You Rather Have on Your Team?

    Stephen Garcia and Aaron Murray are probably two of the most different quarterbacks you could ask for. Stephen Garcia is a gritty, tough, proven winner who has an ugly throwing motion, but enough heart to fill an ocean...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,693 reads 13 comments

  12. South Carolina Football: Why the Gamecocks Need to Demolish the Bulldogs

    South Carolina versus Georgia is a huge game. Can I get the "duh" award for this week? South Carolina needs this win to get a leg up on the SEC East race, and Georgia needs this win to avoid an 0-2 start and Mark Richt needs this for his job...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,761 reads 29 comments

  13. South Carolina vs. Georgia: 5 Keys to a Gamecock Victory

    Georgia and South Carolina both have a great deal to prove heading into this weeks big game. South Carolina must prove that quarter number one of the ECU game was an aberration and ...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 3,451 reads 4 comments

  14. South Carolina Football: Really? Why All the Panic over One Bad Quarter?

    Consider this another one of my infamous vent pieces. I don't understand why these ridiculous Gamecock fans and media talking heads are already panicking! South Carolina beat East Carolina the way they were supposed to, and did it running away...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,077 reads 8 comments

  15. South Carolina Football: Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down for the Matchup Against ECU

    There are lessons to be learned every week in college football , and that is some of the beauty of the sport. There are players who will step up and players who will step down every week...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 77 reads 14 comments

  16. South Carolina Gamecocks: 5 Positive Signs from the Win over ECU

    First of all, I will say that the first half of the ECU-SC game was my personal nightmare scenario. Watching a team so hyped up fall so early would be crushing. Connor Shaw played poorly...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,433 reads 6 comments

  17. South Carolina Football 2011: Why Connor Shaw Starting Is Not Shocking

    OK, I admit it. I am mildly surprised that Connor Shaw is starting the ECU game...especially after I made such a bold statement about Stephen Garcia...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 808 reads 3 comments

  18. South Carolina Football: Jadeveon Clowney- the Clowninator Chronicals- Part 1

    As Jadeveon Clowney arose from a tube, shaking off his electronically induced slumber, he thought to himself: "Hm. I am better than most people in this life." He looked to his left...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 924 reads 7 comments

  19. South Carolina Football: Can You Feel It? It's Finally Here

    South Carolina fans, rejoice. After months of waiting, hyping, prognosticating and preseason rankings, our favorite month of the year is finally here. September. It's football time in the Carolinas, and all across the SEC...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 517 reads 6 comments

  20. South Carolina Football 2011: Defensive Back Injuries Are Making Me Panic

    I try to be fairly professional with this at times, and I try to stay somewhat along the line of healthy bias and away from fan fantasy (see my Garcia article for fan fantasy...yech)...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 739 reads 10 comments

  21. South Carolina Football: Steve Spurrier's Legendary Visor Is Still Respected

    ESPN's recent analysis and interviews with Pac-12 coaches reveals that Steve Spurrier still has a bit of his legendary magic left...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,530 reads 3 comments

  22. South Carolina Football Kickoff 2011: Why East Carolina is a Must-Win Game

    South Carolina opens its 2011 football season with incredible hype and an underdog opponent in East Carolina. That doesn't mean Game 1 will be easy. In fact, it won't...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 2,202 reads 8 comments

  23. South Carolina Football: 5 Gamecock Reserves Who Will Play Like Starters

    The Gamecocks have something that they never have before: depth. There are legitimate battles across the board for starting spots. However, just because you are relegated to the No...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 3,820 reads 1 comments

  24. Stephen Garcia Prediction: 4,000 Yards, 35 Touchdowns, 1st-Team All-SEC in 2011

    Bank on it. The man who has been scrutinized, suspended for petty things, hated by fans and foes alike and benched multiple times will be one of the nation's best quarterbacks in 2011...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 7,207 reads 9 comments

  25. South Carolina Football: 5 Keys to a Gamecock Victory over East Carolina

    It feels GREAT to be back in season form. This is the third year I have written my five keys pieces, and it is my favorite piece to write because I get to research and learn about so many teams, while really piecing together my opinion...

    Alex Roberts Written by Alex Roberts about 3 years ago 1,860 reads 3 comments