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Weekend discussion: Which unit is most critical to the Gamecocks’ success?

Weekend discussion: Which unit is most critical to the Gamecocks’ success?

Offense, defense, or special teams? This weekend’s subject for debate is a bit of an open-ended one, since it can be taken in multiple different directions: Which unit do you think will be most important for South Carolina this season, and/or which unit would you like to see improve the most? South Carolina coach Will Muschamp is known first and foremost as a defensive guru, and that reputation has borne itself out during his tenure in Columbia so far. But is it sustainable for the Gamecocks to keep relying on their defense to get them out of jams, much like they did last year in several...
thestate Aug 16, 2018

Can T.J. Brunson get 100 tackles? ‘I’m sure I’ll eclipse that’

Only once in the past 11 seasons has a South Carolina football player recorded more than 100 tackles in a season. Gamecocks linebacker T.J. Brunson is pretty confident it will …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

Three names standing out at punt return for USC — and why Jamyest Williams isn’t one

From a group of six, a trio of contenders is emerging in the crowded field for the job of South Carolina punt returner. While All-American candidate Deebo Samuel has kick …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

When Beyoncé and Jay-Z leave, Gamecocks might have to replace Williams-Brice field

South Carolina officials are prepared to replace the entire playing field at Williams-Brice Stadium a week before the Gamecocks football team’s season opener if damage caused by next week’s concert …
South Carolina lands pledge from four-star cornerback D.J. Daniel

South Carolina lands pledge from four-star cornerback D.J. Daniel

The Gamecocks scored an unexpected and big-time #SpursUp Coach Will Muschamp and the South Carolina Gamecocks got a nice surprise on Thursday afternoon when Georgia Military College cornerback D.J. Daniel committed to the program. The 6-foot, 180-pound Daniel is a four-star prospect and ranked the No. 12 junior college player in the country, third at his position, according to 247Sports. While the Gamecocks were the first to offer him, he also held offers from Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, and Kentucky, the latter two of which were in his final three. According to recruiting analysts, the...
thestate Aug 16, 2018

Gamecocks Mike Peterson: ‘If I’m a guy with CTE or whatever, so be it’

Mike Peterson played in the NFL for 14 seasons, which gives him a valuable weapon when he’s recruiting high school players for South Carolina’s football team, but it also gives …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

Commitment surprise! Four-star defender picks Gamecocks over homestate Georgia

Will Muschamp went into the state of Georgia and snatched a four-star defender away from his alma mater. Georgia Military College cornerback D.J. Daniel picked the Gamecocks over his homestate …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

‘Every DB plays every position’ in South Carolina’s secondary

South Carolina football safety Steven Montac and coach Coleman Hutzler talk about the Gamecocks' emphasis on versatility among their defensive backs, with players regularly shuffling between positions. …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

D.J. Wonnum on his battles with younger brother in practice for USC

South Carolina football defensive lineman D.J. Wonnum talks about what it has been like to face off against his younger brother, Dylan Wonnum, who plays on the offensive line for the Gamecocks, in practice. …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

T.J. Brunson set to lead USC’s defense with his position and personality

South Carolina football linebacker T.J. Brunson and coach Mike Peterson talk about how the junior will lead the Gamecocks defense in 2018, partially because of his quiet example, partially because of his role at middle linebacker. …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

He played with two NFL all-pros. He thinks one Gamecock can play the role they did

South Carolina defensive ends coach Mike Peterson went back to his playing days. He was fielding a question about defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw, not a player he directly coaches, but …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

Scenes from the Gamecocks’ Thursday football practice

South Carolina football practices Thursday, Aug. 16 in preparation for the 2018 season. …
thestate Aug 16, 2018

A different look, more observations from South Carolina’s Thursday practice

South Carolina football opened the first three periods to media for the final time this August camp. A few observations from the padded practice. ▪ USC broke out the white …
2018 Opponent Preview: Tennessee

2018 Opponent Preview: Tennessee

The Vols are hoping they have their ticket back to relevance in the form of new coach Jeremy Pruitt. After finally getting a well-deserved bye week, the South Carolina Gamecocks return to action when they welcome the Tennessee Volunteers to Columbia on Oct. 27 for the teams’ traditional date on Halloween weekend. As is fitting for the occasion, extremely weird and horrifying things tend to happen in this game. Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp also boasts some interesting voodoo over the Vols: He’s never lost to them as a coach. Can that magic continue? Last meeting: It’s at this point...
Gamecocks in MLB/MiLB Weekly Update

Gamecocks in MLB/MiLB Weekly Update

Each week we’ll look at how former South Carolina baseball players are doing in the major and minor leagues Welcome back to our weekly look at how some former South Carolina baseball playaers are doing in the pros. Here’s this week’s update. First, the guys playing for MLB teams: Jackie Bradley Jr. - Boston Red SoxIn 107 games, has a batting average of .218, with 77 hits, 11 home runs, and 47 RBIBatting average ⬆️ since last week Sam Dyson - San Francisco GiantsIn 58 appearances, has pitched 56.0 innings with an ERA of 2.89ERA ⬆️ since last week Grayson Greiner - Detroit...

Gamecocks Player News

  • Jake Bentley

    Jake Bentley

    Jake Bentley: Shi Smith can be a ‘Deebo-like’ playmaker

  • Deebo Samuel

    Deebo Samuel

    Three names standing out at punt return for USC — and why Jamyest Williams isn’t one

  • Jamyest Williams

    Jamyest Williams

    Three names standing out at punt return for USC — and why Jamyest Williams isn’t one

  • Hayden Hurst

    Hayden Hurst

    The two players who answered a Gamecock assistant’s biggest concern of the offseason

  • Bryan Edwards

    Bryan Edwards

    There’s a big difference in South Carolina’s punt practice this fall

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