Saturday's junior day at USC included some prospects from other classes down the line and that included DL Robert Cooper (6-3 350) of Snellville, GA. It was his first chance to see the Gamecocks up close and get a feel for them moving forward. "They didn't offer me but they said they are real close, so the offer is going be based off my spring practice performance," Cooper said. "They said they liked my size and the way I move for a big guy because I'm the quickest and fastest. They like my strength (bench 455, squat 515) and the way I can … [Read More...]
WR Chad Terrell of Dallas, GA was offered Saturday by USC.
OL TJ Moore and OL Eric Douglas of Charlotte attended USC’s junior day Saturday.
WR Austin Connor of Dutch Fork was at USC’s junior day Saturday.
DB Jamyest Williams of Decatur, GA attended USC’s junior day Saturday.
DE Kalvin McCollum of Charlotte attended USC’s junior day Saturday.
USC Saturday offered DB Yusuf Corker of Stockbridge, GA. He also has a Clemson offer.
WR Sage Surratt of Denver, NC was at USC’s junior day Saturday and landed an offer.
USC Saturday offered TE Drake Deluliis of Charlotte.
LB Ellis Brooks of Richmond, VA was offered by USC Saturday.
DB Tank Robinson of Lake Marion made it to USC Saturday for the junior day.
USC coach Will Muschamp was familiar with LB Monty Rice (6-2 223) of Madison, AL when he was at Auburn and he has transferred that interest to USC. Muschamp Saturday offered Rice while he was in Columbia for the Gamecocks' junior day. "All the linebacker coaches, they like my film," Rice said. "Coach Muschamp said wherever you choose, make sure you're not a second option because you're nobody's second option. He said I was versatile and I have a shot to play. They have a lot of linebackers leaving and I'd have a chance to play early. The … [Read More...]
USC's junior day Saturday led to several new offers being handed out by Will Muschamp and one of those went to DB Hamsah Nasirildeen (6-4 205) of Concord, NC. Nasirildeen also plays receiver but he said Muschamp likes him as a safety, and that's the position he prefers. "It was real exciting to get an SEC offer," Nasirildeen said. "Coach Muschamp told me he really liked my film. He saw the talent I had and he wants me to play for him. He like my size and said I can fill holes and I have a natural instinct for the ball." This was the … [Read More...]
Story for SportsTalkSC by Nikki Hood: GREENVILLE – Clemson used a 9-0 run over a four minute span late and put away a pesky Georgia Tech team with a 66-52 win over the Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon in front of 12,232 fans at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The win snaps a two game losing streak by the Tigers. Clemson is now 15-10 overall and 8-5 in the ACC while Georgia Tech falls to 13-12 overall and 3-9 in conference play. The win was the 11th straight win at home in the series with Georgia Tech, dating to Senior Day in 2006. Two free … [Read More...]
This year's Kentucky team might not be ranked among the nation's elite right now but the Wildcats Saturday proved once again to be too tall, too talented and too tough for USC despite not having their coach on the bench for all but the first two and half minutes. In the battle for the outright lead in the SEC, the 21st ranked (by the coaches) Wildcats whipped the 20th ranked (by the coaches) Gamecocks 89-62 before a sellout house at the Colonial Life Arena. It's USC's first home loss of the season. As the score indicates, John … [Read More...]
Story for SportsTalkSC by Nikki Hood: GREENVILLE – Clemson used a 9-0 run over a four minute span late and put away a pesky Georgia Tech team with a 66-52 win over the Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon in front of 12,232 fans at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The win snaps a two game losing […]
Several basketball teams in South Carolina are in position to win conference championships as we hit mid-February. One of those is South Carolina State. The Bulldogs have emerged as a major surprise in the MEAC having won 9 of their last 10 games. They are 9-2 in the league and share the lead with Hampton. […]
This year’s Kentucky team might not be ranked among the nation’s elite right now but the Wildcats Saturday proved once again to be too tall, too talented and too tough for USC despite not having their coach on the bench for all but the first two and half minutes. In the battle for the outright […]
USC athletics director Ray Tanner can exhale a bit now that Christmas is here and he can spend time with family away from the office. He’s earned the vacation after going thru a coaching search of nearly two months that netted Will Muschamp for the Gamecock football team. On top of that, there’s the never […]