#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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High School Football Scoreboard for Week 8

The high school football season in South Carolina is down to two more regular season games, so region titles and playoff spots are being clinched by the week. As for some of the top games around the state, Clinton and AC Flora were knocked out of the ranks of the unbeaten with close losses to …

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Drama queens: #Clemson wins another thriller 17-14 at Syracuse (AUDIO)

What Clemson lacks in on the field excitement right now they make up for with stomach-churning finishes. The Tigers won a second straight game when the opponent couldn’t finish the job edging Syracuse 17-14 Friday night at the Carrier Dome. Two weeks ago, at Death Valley, Clemson saw Boston College drive to their 11-yard line …

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#Gamecocks reward Staley with lucrative new contract (updated with AUDIO)

The USC Board of Trustees Friday approved a new seven year, 22.4-million-dollar contract for women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. According to the University, the new contract will make Staley “the highest paid African-American head coach in her sport and one of the highest paid women’s basketball coaches in the country.” Staley has been coach of …

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#STRecruiting Notebook 10-15

Basketball recruiting continues to stay hot with the early signing date a month away. 6-5 Desmond Claude of New Haven, CT took an official visit to Xavier Thursday. He is expected to take an official visit to USC this weekend. He also has visited Rutgers officially.

#STRecruiting: Sapp gets #Clemson offer, plans announcement next week

Outside of Bulldog Nation, no one was probably happier over TE Oscar Delp’s decision not to go to Clemson than TE Josh Sapp of Greenville. Delp committed to Georgia Wednesday, actually with USC his second choice. But Clemson tried to hang in there with him until the end, and Dabo Swinney wasn’t going to offer …

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#CCU HC Jamey Chadwell talks Chanticleer football on #SportsTalk (AUDIO)

After a historic 2020 football season in which the Chanticleers won the Sun Belt regular season title and earned the program’s first bowl appearance, many were wondering what Coastal Carolina football would do for an encore. Well so far, the second act has been as good, if not better than the first. CCU is off …

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#STRecruiting Notebook 10-13

USC missed on two top targets on Wednesday. TE Oscar Delp of Cumming, GA announced a commitment to Georgia picking the Bulldogs over the Gamecocks, Clemson and Michigan. Clemson is expected to move with an offer to Greenville TE Josh Sapp now that Delp is off the board, and Sapp is likely to commit quickly …

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Coordinators’ Corner: Satterfield and White regroup after Tennessee loss (AUDIO) #Gamecocks

During Saturday’s 45-20 loss at Tennessee, USC had an opportunity to perhaps swing momentum in the Gamecocks favor. Trailing 14-0, the Gamecocks embarked on a 10-play drive to the Volunteers one-yard line. Two plays later, defensive lineman Jordan Burch threw an interception into the end zone and Carolina’s hopes were dashed on “Rocky Top”. Wednesday …

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Talking Tuesday #Clemson hoops version (AUDIO)

The ACC worked in its basketball tipoff function in Charlotte in the midst of all the football talk on Tuesday. The season is just a couple of weeks away, and Clemson coach Brad Brownell sounded upbeat about his team, which lost standout forward Aamir Simms but added three freshman recruits and two transfers. The Tigers …

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Talking Tuesday: Beamer previews the #Gamecocks and Commodores (AUDIO)

South Carolina returns home this week for its annual “State Fair Game” as the Vanderbilt Commodores visit Columbia for a 4pm kickoff on the SEC Network. After last Saturday’s loss at Tennessee, the Gamecocks are still in search of their first SEC victory since a 30-22 defeat of Auburn last October. USC has dropped nine …

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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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#STRecruiting: Stokes feeling locked in with Wolverines

Hammond RB CJ Stokes is one of the state’s top prospects, and he’s working hard to help his team to another state championship. At the same time, he’s put his recruiting on the back burner. And Stokes can afford to do since he committed to Michigan in mid-June. “Right now, I’m really more focused on …

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