7:03 AM EDT, Fri October 19, 2018
thestate 15 hours ago

Williams-Brice louder than Alabama’s Bryant–Denny? One prominent SEC QB thought so

The crowd Missouri quarterback Drew Lock faced by the end of his game at South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium had thinned out a little. Heat, rain and finally lightning put a …
thestate 17 hours ago

One South Carolina freshman who should see a lot more playing time going forward

The South Carolina football team’s pass defense struggled in a big way against Texas A&M. Coach Will Muschamp said if players don’t do what’s needed, they stand a chance of …
thestate 23 hours ago

South Carolina football’s midseason report card

Halfway through South Carolina’s football season, here are The State’s marks for how South Carolina has done: Quarterbacks This probably could be a low C for Jake Bentley alone if …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

Latest injury update has some good news, some bad for Gamecocks

South Carolina’s defensive line should get some reinforcements soon, but the Gamecocks secondary continues to struggle on the injury front. The good news is junior defensive end D.J. Wonnum is …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

He’s tries to dunk on Chris Silva in practice. Meet the USC freshman raising eyebrows

Chris Silva, the undisputed best dunker on South Carolina’s basketball team, has had competition this preseason. Keyshawn Bryant stands 6-foot-6, weighs 190 pounds and has no fear in challenging the …
Gamecocks in the NFL: Johnathan Joseph, Alshon Jeffery find the end zone

Gamecocks in the NFL: Johnathan Joseph, Alshon Jeffery find the end zone

A look at how former South Carolina players fared in the league last week. DB Johnathan Joseph, Texans: Joseph had a huge day for Houston, finishing third on the team with six tackles, five of them solo, and grabbed an interception he returned for a touchdown, along with another pass defended. .@JJOE2424 TO THE HOUSE!#BUFvsHOU pic.twitter.com/UKDWFQLgQe— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 14, 2018 WR Alshon Jeffery, Eagles: Jeffery put in work for Philadelphia against the New York Giants, pulling in eight receptions for 74 yards and two touchdowns as the Eagles cruised to...
thestate Oct 17, 2018

South Carolina will have ‘entire staff’ out recruiting for 3 days this week

South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp is a man with plans, and those don’t shift easily. His team has its open date this weekend, and that means getting the whole …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

When he came to USC, he barely spoke English. Now Chris Silva shines on SEC stage

Maik Kotsar was about off the hot seat when another reporter stuck a camera in his face. “Maik,” said the 6-foot-9, 223-pound figure who managed to sneak into SEC Tip-Off …
South Carolina forward Chris Silva makes first-team All-SEC

South Carolina forward Chris Silva makes first-team All-SEC

Nice honor for the veteran big man. With the football team’s bye week comes a nice reminder that basketball season is just around the corner. The South Carolina Gamecocks are off to a good start already, with senior forward Chris Silva netting first-team All-SEC honors from the league media. Silva, who was the SEC’s co-Defensive Player of the Year last season, is the Gamecocks’ top returning scorer and rebounder with 14.3 points and eight rebounds per game. The big man led South Carolina in points, rebounds, and blocks (1.4) per game last season, and ranked second nationally with 283...
thestate Oct 17, 2018

Frank Martin: South Carolina ‘just has to be better’ at finishing off close games

South Carolina men's basketball coach Frank Martin discusses the Gamecocks' poor record last year at the end of tight games and says which players will be looked upon to take on a "closer" role this season for USC. …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

Chris Silva says he’s been working on the biggest gap in his game: A 3-point shot

South Carolina basketball forward Chris Silva discusses the development of his 3-point shot and outside game heading into his senior season and in preparation for a potential jump to the NBA at SEC media days. …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

Frank Martin, Chris Silva discuss their relationship, how the All-SEC player changed

South Carolina men's basketball coach Frank Martin and forward Chris Silva discuss how the All-SEC player has developed on and off the court since coming to USC, and how he's still hoping to grow heading into his senior season at SEC media days. …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

South Carolina’s Will Muschamp updates the progress of his freshmen this season

South Carolina football has played at least 10 of the true freshmen on its roster through the first half of the 2018 season. Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp said that’s likely …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

Will Muschamp: This is ‘the No. 1’ reason for South Carolina struggles

South Carolina exceeded expectations on the football team last year in large part because it finished second in the SEC in turnover margin. The Gamecocks of 2018 are on a …
thestate Oct 17, 2018

SEC releases preseason poll, team. Here’s where the Gamecocks, Chris Silva come in

Last year, he was named the league’s co-defensive player of the year. This year, he starts with preseason recognition. The SEC on Wednesday released both its preseason media poll and …

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