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USC Gamecocks 2011 overview
August 12, 2011 – 11:29 pm | No Comment

SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS
Last year: 9-5, 1st in SEC East
Head coach
Steve Spurrier — at South Carolina: 44-33, 6 seasons; 186-72 in 21 seasons as a head coach
Returning starters: 13; 7 offense, 6 defense
Players to watch
DE Jadeveon …

Gamecocks continue practice Thursday
August 12, 2011 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Gamecocks continue practice Thursday | Test

The South Carolina football team continued its fall practice slate on Thursday morning at the Bluff Road practice fields.

Gamecocks work early Wednesday
August 11, 2011 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Gamecocks work early Wednesday | Test

The South Carolina football squad worked out in full gear for about two hours on Wednesday morning under sunny skies and warm and humid conditions at the Bluff Road practice fields.

USC briefs: Women’s soccer ranked No. 21
August 11, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
USC briefs: Women’s soccer ranked No. 21 | Test

South Carolina head women’s soccer coach Shelley Smith’s squad will open the 2011 season as the nation’s No. 21 team, according to the preseason coaches poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Wednesday.

Spurrier feeling good about Gamecocks
August 10, 2011 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Spurrier feeling good about Gamecocks | Test

Steve Spurrier has waited a long time to feel this good about South Carolina.

Spurrier, starting his seventh season, said this will be his strongest team yet with the Gamecocks, a versatile, speedy group that can score when they need to and stop others from answering back. And maybe just bring him what he’s wanted since his return in November 2004 — a Southeastern Conference championship.

Garcia pondered transfer during spring
August 9, 2011 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Garcia pondered transfer during spring | Test

After five suspensions, South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia thought it was finally time to leave. Then came the flood of support from teammates, convincing him to stay despite his tattered reputation.

Tigers’ McCullough one of two in-state signings last week
August 9, 2011 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Tigers’ McCullough one of two in-state signings last week | Test

Two more in-state prospects made commitments last week, with tight end Jay Jay McCullough of Nation Ford picking Clemson, and offensive lineman T.J. Jones of Myrtle Beach choosing Kentucky.

South Carolina briefs: Gilmore on watch list
August 9, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
South Carolina briefs: Gilmore on watch list | Test

South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore is one of 50 players selected to the watch list for the 2011 Paul Hornung Award, it was announced Monday.

USC trustees approve Hyman, Holbrook contracts
August 6, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
USC trustees approve Hyman, Holbrook contracts | Test

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved a contract amendment for athletics director Eric Hyman and a contract extension for associate head baseball coach Chad Holbrook on Friday.

Greg Oliver: Some questions to ponder for college football season
August 5, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Some questions to ponder for college football season | Test

It’s hard to believe, but the 2011 college football season is only about a month away. Once it begins, expect to see games virtually every night of the week from September all the way through early January.

Gamecocks open fall camp
August 4, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Gamecocks open fall camp | Test

Fans got their first glimpse of the 2011 edition of the South Carolina football team Wednesday night, as the squad worked out at the Bluff Road practice fields.

USC’s Mangus to lose $14,600
August 3, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
USC’s Mangus to lose $14,600 | Test

G.A. Mangus found out Tuesday urinating in a Greenville street will cost him more than a trip to jail and a fair amount of ridicule.

Recruiting Roundup: Gamecocks close July with a bang
August 2, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Recruiting Roundup: Gamecocks close July with a bang | Test

South Carolina closed out July with a bang by landing three commitments last week.

South Carolina’s Garcia, Mangus cleared for practice
August 2, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
South Carolina’s Garcia, Mangus cleared for practice | Test

Associated Press
COLUMBIA — South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia is officially back on the Gamecocks — again.
Coach Steve Spurrier said Monday that Garcia had completed the obligations he was asked to do for returning to the …