1. South Carolina Gamecocks: Akeem Auguste Comes Full Circle at Outback Bowl

    The Outback Bowl. Tampa, Florida. A familiar scene for senior cornerback Akeem Auguste . In a way, the setting to an anti-climatic finish to a breakout freshman year back on New Year's Day 2009...

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  2. South Carolina Football: 5 Biggest Roster Holes for Gamecocks to Fill in 2013

    I'm not a huge Counting Crows fan, but this time of year I'm always reminded of the lyric "A long December and there's reason to believe, maybe this year will be better than the last...

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  3. South Carolina Football: Revisiting Previous 3 Outback Bowls for Gamecocks

    Tampa might not be Tatooine to the South Carolina Gamecocks, but it's still as familiar a location for season-ending bowl games as the planet of twin suns is to major plot points in the Star Wars universe...

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  4. South Carolina Football: How Will Spurrier Replace Lattimore and Miles?

    With the conclusion of the 2012 season, the South Carolina Gamecocks will say goodbye to one of its most reliable go-to players in Kenny Miles, creating quite the roster spot to ...

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  5. South Carolina Football: 6 Reasons Dylan Thompson Should Start in 2013

    Dylan Thompson had already given South Carolina football fans plenty to talk about before the Gamecocks went to Death Valley to play in-state rival Clemson...

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  6. Outback Bowl 2013: South Carolina vs Michigan, TV Info, Predictions and More

    New Year’s Day brings an intriguing matchup as the No. 10 South Carolina Gamecocks and the No. 18 Michigan Wolverines head down to Tampa, Florida for the Outback Bowl in a game showcasing two of the most recognizable stars in college football...

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  7. South Carolina Football: Why Shaw Should Start for the Gamecocks in Bowl Game

    Although some might say otherwise, fans of South Carolina football collectively held their breath when it was announced one hour before the game that Dylan Thompson would start in place of Connor Shaw against rival Clemson last weekend...

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  8. South Carolina Football: BCS Bowl Game or Not, a Great Season for Gamecocks

    You couldn ’t have asked more from the South Carolina Gamecocks on rivalry weekend in college football ...

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  9. South Carolina vs. Clemson: Why Kenny Miles Will Have Success Against Tigers D

    When it comes to the South Carolina and Clemson rivalry in college football, there is no shortage of history or storylines —especially when it comes to the Gamecocks’ senior running back, Kenny Miles ...

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  10. South Carolina Gamecocks: Successes and Opportunities from Week 12 vs. Wofford

    The South Carolina Gamecocks were deadlocked with FCS opponent Wofford for three quarters before pulling away to a 24-7 victory over the Terriers last Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium...

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  11. Wofford vs. South Carolina: Complete Game Preview

    When we saw the South Carolina Gamecocks last week, they took the field against an Arkansas program that had handily defeated them for the past three seasons by a combined score of 118-64...

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  12. South Carolina Football: D.J. Swearinger Makes Big Plays but Draws Big Penalties

    If D.J. Swearinger has proved anything during the 2012 college football season, it is that he loves to hit from his position in the South Carolina Gamecocks secondary. Sometimes that love to hit draws the yellow laundry on the field...

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  13. South Carolina Football: Why Lorenzo Ward Is Invaluable to the Gamecocks

    You cannot begin to define why South Carolina Gamecocks football has been successful this season without mentioning the name Lorenzo Ward...

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  14. South Carolina Football: 6 Reasons the Gamecocks Are Built for 2013 Success

    The 2012 college football season for the South Carolina Gamecocks has been reminiscent of a six-reel Saturday matinee, with plenty of dramatic ups and downs and a third act still waiting to be spliced in...

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  15. South Carolina Gamecocks: Mike Davis' Golden Opportunity in Lattimore's Absence

    The brass ring speech is one of the biggest cliches in sports, as well as in life: To be able to reach the pinnacle of success and opportunity through hard work and determination...

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  16. Mississippi State Football: Don't Count Out Underdog Bulldogs Against Alabama

    The last couple of weeks in the SEC has been all about South Carolina and the three game gauntlet they ran against Georgia, LSU, and Florida en route towards a possible SEC Championship...

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  17. South Carolina Football: Were Gamecocks Overrated or Just Outclassed?

    You have to love headlines like that. Pure instigation for the South Carolina Gamecock fans out there and ammunition for their constituent haters. I.e., University of Georgia fans...

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  18. BCS Rankings 2012: Is Florida's Resume Actually Better Than Alabama's?

    With the BCS rankings going into its second week for the 2012 season, a growing sentiment is that the Florida Gators have the better resume compared to No. 1 Alabama, who they unfortunately do not have on their schedule this year...

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  19. South Carolina Football: Grading the Offense and Defense from the Florida Game

    You could not have asked for a bigger game situation for South Carolina this season. After becoming the darling of the national media and seemingly a national title contender, the ...

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  20. Ohio State vs. Penn State: Why This Is the Real Big Ten Championship Game

    It is always a testament to great coaching when a team disqualified from postseason play can still have a successful year...

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  21. College Football Polls 2012: Grading Week 8 AP and Coaches' Polls

    Week 8 in college football started with the Oregon Ducks on upset alert along with their No. 3 ranking in the first BCS poll. Of course all indications of a road loss to Arizona State were dashed with a convincing 43-21 victory...

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  22. South Carolina vs. Florida: Post Game Grades for Gamecocks Loss vs. Florida

    When it rains it pours, Gamecock Nation... Despite holding Florida to 21 points on only 29 yards (that one makes you fart twice when you read it), the South Carolina Gamecocks became their own worst enemy at exactly the wrong time in the wrong place...

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  23. South Carolina Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Florida

    There aren't many more ways to hype Saturday's game between South Carolina and Florida other than saying it's a game with everything at stake for the Gamecocks...

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  24. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks, Gators Set for College Gameday Rematch

    South Carolina's loss to LSU in Baton Rouge might have knocked the Gamecocks out of the No. 3 ranking in the country, but it certainly wasn't the death knell for their season...

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  25. South Carolina Football: Grading the Offense and Defense from the LSU Game

    Let's face it, grading the South Carolina Gamecocks over the last few weeks has been a little too easy. That can happen when you're 6-0. But now, the Gamecocks are 6-1 after coming up short against LSU in Baton Rouge, 23-21...

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