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Noland rescues #Gamecocks with last-minute drive (AUDIO)

For most of Saturday’s game, the homecoming crowd in attendance at Williams-Brice Stadium were anxious, frustrated or downright miserable. But that was before Zeb Noland strutted onto the field and led South Carolina on a last-minute drive to pull off a 21-20 comeback victory over Vanderbilt. Noland was 5 for 8 for 75 yards and …

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Talking Tuesday: Swinney readies #Clemson for trip north (AUDIO)

Clemson, fresh off a bye week, is preparing for its trip north to square off with the Syracuse Orange, Friday. The Tigers (3-2, 2-1) have won three straight against Syracuse since dropping a 27-24 decision at the Carrier Dome in 2017. Clemson won 41-6 in its last trip to the dome in 2019. D.J. Uiagalelei …

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#Gamecocks flirt with disaster before conquering Troy 23-14 (AUDIO)

South Carolina nearly slipped on a banana peel on its way to win no. 3, Saturday, but regained its balance in time to put Troy away 23-14 at Williams-Brice Stadium. The self-inflicted wounds included ten penalties for 93 yards, a dropped pass on fourth down, a muffed punt, poor handoff exchanges and a premature celebration …

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#Gamecocks come up short against Kentucky, 16-10 (AUDIO)

South Carolina’s offense never found its groove against Kentucky in a 16-10 loss at Williams-Brice Stadium, Saturday. The Gamecocks forced three turnovers (two fumbles, interception) but weren’t able to capitalize against Mark Stoops’ stout defense. After Kentucky opened the game with a 75-yard touchdown drive, South Carolina’s defense rallied to allow just three field goals …

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Defense carries #Clemson past Georgia Tech in wild affair (AUDIO)

After enduring a lightning delay of nearly two hours, a lackluster offensive performance, an onside kick and a goal-line stand, Clemson came out on top of a slugfest with Georgia Tech 14-8, at Death Valley Saturday. The Tigers defense remains the headliner, again holding its opponent out of the end zone and forcing seven punts. …

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#Clemson handles SC State 49-3 in Death Valley opener (AUDIO)

Any lingering frustration Clemson was feeling from an opening-game loss was released in a 49-3 win over SC State, Saturday. The Tigers got Justyn Ross, Lyn-J Dixon, Kobe Pace and Will Shipley going early, resulting in a 28-point 1st quarter. Touchdown runs from D.J. Uigalelei (2), Shipley and Pace put the game out of reach …

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Talking Tuesday: Swinney looks back on #Clemson mistakes and ahead to SC State (AUDIO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media Tuesday ahead of the Tigers’ home opener against SC State. Swinney updated injury news, discussed the critical errors he and his staff saw in film review and shared why he thinks this team still has a chance to be one of the best in in Clemson …

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Shane Beamer Sunday night conference call (AUDIO) #Gamecocks

Shane Beamer addressed the media via conference call, Sunday, to look back on the Gamecocks dominant Game 1 victory and ahead to the challenge of East Carolina. Quarterback Luke Doty and running back Kevin Harris both returned to practice and Beamer said he has every belief they’ll both be available for East Carolina. Although, Beamer …

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#Gamecocks open Beamer era in style with 46-0 victory (AUDIO)

South Carolina pummeled Eastern Illinois 46-0 in Shane Beamer’s head coaching debut. Quarterback Zeb Noland looked right at home in throwing for four touchdowns to four different receivers. ZaQuandre White, starting in place of Kevin Harris (illness), rushed for 133 yards on just a dozen carries. White also led all receivers (39 yards) and punctuated …

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Danny Morrison previews #Clemson-Georgia and ECU-App. State (AUDIO)

Danny Morrison joined SportsTalk to preview the upcoming Clemson-Georgia and East Carolina-Appalachian State matchups. Both games will be played at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium as part of the Duke’s Mayo Classic. The event is under the direction of the Charlotte Sports Foundation. Morrison, the foundation’s Executive Director, has a prominent tie to the Charlotte …

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Swinney heaps praise on DL following #Clemson scrimmage (AUDIO)

Clemson’s first scrimmage of fall camp was moved to the indoor practice facility due to rain, Saturday, meaning the offense didn’t have to contend with inclement weather. But the real disruptive factor was the Tigers’ defensive line. Head coach Dabo Swinney had nothing but acclaim for Brent Venables’ unit following the scrimmage, “Defense played clean …

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Yellow Jackets’ rally leaves #Clemson black and blue

Georgia Tech rallied from a 6-0 deficit to pull off a dramatic come from behind victory and sweep Clemson out of Atlanta, Sunday. The Tigers raced out to a commanding lead with five runs in the second inning and another run in the third. Kier Meredith and Caden Grice led the early onslaught with a …

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