Optimism is high at SC State where Buddy Pough is about to enter his 16th season needing just 12 more wins to surpass Willie Jeffries as the school’s all time winningest coach. A strong defense led by stalwart linebackers Darius Leonard and Dayshawn Taylor will be key to the Bulldogs’ success. And there are plenty […]
The South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame will induct seven new members May 15th at the Columbia Convention Center. Seven different colleges in the state are represented with Clemson landing a pair of its former athletes on this year’s list.
Former Rutgers DE Marques Ford (6-4 235) will play this season at Jones County JC, MS. The one time Tennessee commitment redshirted last season then left in January after the coaching change. He has offers from Ole Miss, Syracuse, Mississippi State, Texas A&M and Cal and he said he’s getting interest from USC as well. […]
The NFL Draft ended Saturday with Clemson preeminent in the state with a total of nine selections.
Three more members of Clemson’s 10th ranked defense were selected in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday evening. Kevin Dodd, MacKensie Alexander and T.J. Green were all selected, giving Clemson four drafted players within the first two rounds, all defensive players. It is the first time Clemson has had four players taken […]
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. […]
We’ve covered every angle of Clemson and USC’s spring practice schedule all the way up to their respective spring games. Now that the dust has settled in Columbia and the upstate, we decided to turn our attention to the FCS programs across the state to get a feel for how their springs went as well. […]
By: Justin Stevens Before football season starts in South Carolina, SportsTalk will be touring around the state to preview all of the in-state schools that house a football program. SportsTalk’s Phil Kornblut headed down to Bulldog country in Orangeburg, SC to visit South Carolina State University for Stop number two on our Palmetto Pigskin Tour. Kornblut sat down with […]
Story by Rixon Lane After capturing their first FCS college football national championship in 2010, the Eastern Washington Eagles have claimed the top spot in The Sport Network’s FCS preseason Top-25 poll. Appalachian State comes in at the number two slot. William & Mary ranks 3rd, Georgia Southern 4th, and Delaware is ranked 5th. Wofford […]
South Carolina State’s second preseason workout Wednesday evening, conducted under somewhat cooler temperatures, was a very good one, according to Bulldog head coach Buddy Pough. “It was a good night for us,” said Pough, following the approximately two hour session. “The weather was very cooperative, almost like a cooling trend and I think it made […]