#Gamecocks coaching search spit-blog December 6th and final

The University of South Carolina officially commenced the search for its 36th head football coach November 15th with the announcement that Will Muschamp had been relieved of his duties after 58 games. So, let the spit-balling begin. There’s nothing more common to a coaching search than the media and fans spewing out the names of …

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Dale Jr. set to get back behind the wheel at Darlington (AUDIO)

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. met with the media Friday at Darlington Raceway for the first time since he and his family were involved in a fiery plane crash in mid-August. Earnhardt said, “It’s good to be doing something normal. We’ve been taking some time to ourselves. Things have been very good. My wife loves to be …

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#Gamecocks lose tight end Pollard to neck injury

Senior tight end Kiel Pollard, who was expected to be a major contributor for USC again this season, announced today on Instagram he is having to give up the sport due to a neck injury he suffered in practice last week. Pollard stated in his post he thought he would be able to return within …

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#ACCKickoff: Dabo Swinney previews #Clemson (AUDIO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has been all smiles throughout yesterday’s Clemson Media Outing and Wednesday’s #ACCKickoff. He has everyone reason to be confident about repeating a the conference champions and pursuing his third national championship. Swinney did spend some time, however, discussing the trouble that divisional foe Syracuse has given his team the last …

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#ACCKickoff: Tanner Muse and John Simpson (AUDIO)

Clemson safety Tanner Muse and guard John Simpson joined Dabo Swinney Wednesday in Charlotte at the ACC Kickoff. Muse is entering his senior season with the Tigers and is expected to be one of the team’s defensive leaders while Simpson is anchoring an offensive line absorbing the loss of Mitch Hyatt. Since Muse was last …

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ACC Network will feature #Clemson Championship documentary

ACC Media Days in Charlotte kicked off with announcements regarding the new ACC Network. The network will launch August 22nd and will feature a Clemson documentary as part of its programming. Greatest Ever: The 2018 Clemson Tigers, a 30-minute recap of the National Championship winning Tigers will be a part of the programming exclusive to …

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Swinney and Radakovich look ahead to the Fall (AUDIO)

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney and Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich met with the media at the conclusion of the Clemson Media Outing and Media Olympics, Tuesday. Coach Swinney echoed his defensive coordinator’s thoughts on linebacker James Skalski from earlier in the day. Both Swinney and Brent Venables are excited to see Skalski in …

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#STRecruiting: #Clemson pulls TE away from Florida State

Long time Florida State fan TE Sage Ennis (6-4 225) of Tallahassee camped at Clemson earlier this month, earned an offer from the Tigers, and that changed his entire approach to his recruiting. Florida State is is rebuild mode, and Clemson is on top of the college football mountain. That’s too much for Ennis to …

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#STRecruiting Weekend Notebook (UPDATE Saturday Night)

USC commitment OL Issiah Walker visited UCF Saturday. He was at Florida Friday. 2022 WR Jaleel Skinner of Greer camped at USC Saturday and said he’s “real close” with USC. However, he doesn’t plan a commitment anywhere until his senior season. 2023 QB Raheim Jeter of Greer was offered by USC Saturday. He was in …

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#STRecruiting: Huge offensive lineman commits to #Gamecocks

OL Jazston Turnetine (6-8 340) of Hutchinson JC, KS and Ellenwood, GA has given USC an answer for its left tackle position for 2020 and ’21 with his commitment to the Gamecocks Sunday while on his official visit. Gamecock offensive line coach Eric Wolford offered Turnetine in February and the Gamecocks were the team to …

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#Clemson with eight on pre-season All-ACC Team; Howell named pre-season Player of the Year

Eight Clemson players were voted onto the pre-season All-ACC Team at last week’s ACC Kickoff in Charlotte. The full team was released Tuesday morning. The Tigers dominated on the defensive side with six selections. North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell was voted the pre-season Player of the Year by a wide margin over Miami quarterback D’Eriq …

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#STRecruiting: Greene Jr. recaps what he calls another great visit to #Clemson

One of the top uncommitted prospects in attendance at the Clemson cookout Sunday afternoon was WR Andre Greene Jr. (6-3 180) of Richmond. It was his second time on the Clemson campus this summer. He camped under the watchful eyes of Dabo Swinney and Tyler Grisham in early June. And this time, the visit just …

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#STRecruiting: Jackson to get final visit with #Gamecocks before decision

USC is preparing to host one final recruiting event Saturday before the quiet period ends that day and practice begins the next week. The Gamecocks have invited several of their commitments, numerous juniors and sophomores and a couple of 2022 targets for a cookout. The uncommitted ’22 prospects include Dutch Fork WR Antonio Williams, DT …

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#STRecruiting Notebook July 26th (UPDATED Monday Night)

Sumter DE Davin Jackson will visit USC Wednesday afternoon. He was at NC State Sunday. He will have ACL surgery Thursday and will announce a commitment Sunday night around 8:00 PM. The Wolfpack and USC have been two high up on his list. Jackson camped at USC and Clemson in June, and it was after …

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No Surprise, #Clemson the favorite once again in ACC Football

Clemson is an overwhelming preseason favorite to claim its seventh consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference football title, according to a preseason poll of 147 media voters. The Tigers, who posted a 10-2 record last season while earning a postseason playoff berth for the sixth consecutive year, were also chosen as likely Atlantic Division winners. North Carolina was picked …

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Preseason Conference Football Polls for the #SunBelt and #SoCon

The Sun Belt Conference announced its 2021 Preseason All-Sun Belt Football Teams, individual awards and Preseason Poll last Tuesday.  Coastal Carolina redshirt sophomore quarterback Grayson McCall was dubbed the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Troy junior linebacker Carlton Martial was named the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. McCall was the Sun Belt “Player …

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#STRecruiting: Delp recaps Sunday afternoon visit with #Clemson

Clemson put the wraps on its major recruiting efforts leading into pre-season camp Sunday with a cookout that involved most of the 2022 commitments and some remaining major targets for the class. One of the key figures on hand was TE Oscar Delp of Cumming, GA. Delp has become Clemson’s primary focus for the tight …

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#STRecruiting Notebook July 25th

The dead period is over, and a one-week quiet period began Sunday, and just like when a quiet period began June 1st, some prospects are scrambling to get in one or more visits before football practice begins in August. Clemson is hold its annual cookout for commitments and uncommitted primary targets Sunday. Three of the …

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#Gamecocks Kingston fills second opening on his staff

USC baseball coach Mark Kingston had to fill two spots on his staff this month after losing pitching coach Skylar Meade to Troy as the head coach and assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Trip Couch to Arizona for a similar role. Earlier this week Kingston hired Justin Parker from Indiana to replace Meade, and Saturday he announced …

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#STRecruiting Notebook July 23rd

USC target RB target Jaylon Glover of Lakeland, FL has set August 6th for his commitment announcement. Glover has had a top five of USC, Florida, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Utah. In June he made official visits to USC, Georgia Tech and Florida State and unofficial visits to Tennessee and Florida. Glover rushed for …

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SEC Media pick #Gamecocks near the bottom of the East; three named to the pre-season All-SEC Team

The SEC Media have spoken, and they have projected USC to finish 6th in the East this coming football season. The Gamecocks are coming off a 2-8 season and are starting over with new head coach Shane Beamer. They did receive one vote to win the league title. The only team below the Gamecocks in …

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#SunBelt Media Day: Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell and players (TE) Isaiah Likely and (LB) Silas Kelly (AUDIO)

A year ago had you told anyone that Coastal Carolina would turn into “America’s Team” in college football, you might have raised some eyebrows. However, following an undefeated regular season and the program’s first bowl appearance, no one is batting an eye about the Chanticleers chances this fall. On Thursday, head coach Jamey Chadwell; sporting …

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