Football

‘We want to make a statement on our campus’: UofSC student-athletes call for social justice amid recent events

SoCon postpones fall conference competition

Fate of college football hangs in the balance as players plead to play this season

Gamecocks Offensive Coordinator Mike Bobo accused of racial insensitivity by former players

Fall sports on hold for Newberry College as SAC suspends competition

Clemson ranked No. 1 in preseason Coaches Poll

Continued Coverage

  Sen. Graham ‘disappointed’ in cancelation of 2020 Palmetto Bowl

  SC State’s Pough believes MEAC suspending fall sports was best decision for all involved

MEAC suspends fall season, SC State won’t play football in 2020

Clemson athletics asks for fan input on college football season

Benedict football season on hold as SIAC suspends fall sports

CIAA to suspend 2020 fall sports season due to COVID-19

Two Tigers, former Gamecocks’ coach among candidates for 2021 College Football Hall of Fame class

Three names synonymous with college football in the state of South Carolina are on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.

South Carolina adds four-star linebacker commitment

Trenilyas Tatum is now the highest-ranked member of the Gamecocks’ class.

T.J. Brunson comes off the board

Linebacker T.J. Brunson was selected with the No. 238 pick overall in the seventh round of the NFL Draft.

D.J. Wonnum drafted by Minnesota

The South Carolina edge rusher D.J. Wonnum was the No. 117 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft on Saturday.

Edwards suffers injury, will miss NFL Combine

Berry named new head coach of Benedict football program

13 players to represent S.C. college football programs at NFL Combine

  Hammond QB Muschamp signs as preferred walk-on at father’s alma mater

Sacrifices and aggressive play paved path for Chiefs DB, ex-Clemson standout Breeland to Super Bowl

After LSU fan starts GoFundMe to buy Clemson mascot new outfit, money raised will be used to save wild tigers worldwide

  Former S.C. State standout Brown overcomes doubt to reach Super Bowl with Chiefs

Belief provides the biggest blessing for former Lake Marion Gator Alex Brown.

  ‘It’s good to wait sometimes’: Shell thankful for Pro Football Hall of Fame nod

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Donnie Shell has been selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former SC State standout played for the Steelers from 1974 to 1987.

Tee Higgins makes NFL decision

Higgins led the Tigers with 59 catches for 1,167 yards with 14 touchdowns this season.

Shaw can provide Gamecocks quarterbacks firsthand knowledge

There is no doubt the program’s all-time winningest quarterback will be a mentor of the signal callers on the roster.

Lattimore posts note about stepping away from role at Carolina

In a role reversal, Marcus Lattimore has handed the ball off to Connor Shaw.

Odell Beckham Jr. seen handing wads of cash to LSU players following National Championship football game (video)

College athletes currently do not get paid for playing sports, but that didn’t stop Odell Beckham Jr. from dishing out what appeared to be his own money.

Lattimore leaving Gamecocks coaching staff, to be replaced by Connor Shaw

Multiple sources confirm Marcus Lattimore is stepping down as Director of Player Development.

Fromm leaving UGA for NFL Draft

Georgia QB Jake Fromm made his NFL Draft decision Wednesday afternoon on social media.

Tua Tagovailoa announces he’s entering the NFL Draft

Tua Tagovailoa made the announcement Monday morning at a press conference at the Mal Moore Athletic Facility.

Clemson, LSU partner to save tigers

Tigers United is a collaborative effort between Clemson, LSU, Auburn and Mizzou, schools that all use the tiger as a mascot.

  LSU defeats Oklahoma, 63-28 in CFP Semifinal; will now face Clemson

No. 1 LSU (14-0) is headed to its fifth national after defeating No. 4 Oklahoma (13-1) on Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Coaches take part in press conference ahead of College Football Playoff Semifinal

Hear from head coaches Ed Orgeron (LSU), Ryan Day (Ohio State), Dabo Swinney (Clemson) and Lincoln Riley (Oklahoma).

Gamecocks agree to second home-and-home with ACC foe

South Carolina announced a home-and-home series with Virginia Tech for 2034 and 2035.

Jake Bentley announces grad transfer destination

Former South Carolina quarterback and 2020 grad transfer Jake Bentley announced on Monday evening he has decided to spend his final year of college football at Utah.

Report: South Carolina set to hire Mike Bobo as OC

Mike Bobo is back in the SEC, according to a report.

SC State’s Pough named MEAC Coach of the Year, 9 Bulldogs earn MEAC honors

South Carolina State’s successful season has not gone unnoticed by those around the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

White fired as Benedict head football coach after 5 years

Benedict has parted ways with head football coach Mike White.

Bama QB Tua Tagovailoa’s hip surgery successful, expected to make full recovery

Tua Tagovailoa suffered a serious hip injury against Mississippi State during Saturday's football game.

Gamecocks AD issues statement in support of football coach Will Muschamp

As speculation on a change in leadership surrounds the Gamecocks’ football season, the university’s athletic director is standing by the coach.

Gamecocks reserve DB Jamel Cook has been dismissed

South Carolina Gamecocks football reserve defensive back Jamel Cook has been dismissed from the football program, according to head coach Will Muschamp on his Sunday night teleconference.

  Pough becomes all-time wins leader at SC State, Bulldogs down Morgan St.

Oliver “Buddy” Pough now stands alone as the winningest coach in South Carolina State history.

UofSC leaders call for support of Hilinski’s Hope after controversial headline by The State newspaper

Quarterback Ryan Hilinski struggled in week 3 against Missouri and the paper ran the headline: “Hilinski Hope Sinks.”

  Parents of Gamecocks QB hope special moment in Saturday’s game will raise awareness on mental health

Ryan Hilinski and his family have a mission that stretches far beyond the football field.

Sunday night injury report; final word on Jake Bentley

South Carolina football quarterback Jake Bentley is out for the season. The senior received a second opinion on the Lisfranc fracture in his left foot and the results confirmed what was initially feared, the Bentley will need season-ending surgery on his foot.

  UofSC prepares traffic, security plan for first home game of season

The Gamecocks will open their season Saturday at noon against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers.

  SC State senior Taylor finds purpose for playing on the gridiron with the Bulldogs

South Carolina State senior Alex Taylor is thankful to be back on the football field.

Gamecocks picked to finish fourth in SEC East

The preseason poll from SEC Media Days was released on Friday morning.

Edwards, Kinlaw named preseason All-SEC

South Carolina Gamecocks seniors Bryan Edwards and Javon Kinlaw were named preseason All-SEC on Friday morning.

Gamecocks are not Clemson’s ‘little brother’

Want to get South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp to tighten his fist and give a terse answer? Ask him about the status of Clemson football as it relates to the Gamecocks.

NFL draft: Former Clemson CB selected by Raiders

Former Clemson defensive back Trayvon Mullen was selected by the Oakland Raiders with the 40th overall pick in the second round on Friday.

Lawrence drafted by Giants, setting Clemson 1st-round pick record

Former Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence was selected by the New York Giants with the No. 17 overall pick, marking a school record with three first-round selections on the night.

NFL draft: Former Clemson DE selected with No. 4 overall pick

Former Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell was selected with the fourth overall pick by the Oakland Raiders Thursday.

NFL draft: Former Clemson DT selected in first round by Dolphins

Former Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins was selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 13th pick in the first round.

How South Carolina’s quarterbacks performed in the spring game

All four scholarship quarterbacks logged snaps on Saturday during the South Carolina Gamecocks spring game.

  ’Eye of the Tiger:’ Clemson football receives 2019 National Championship rings

Clemson beat Alabama back in January 44 to 16 to win their second national championship in three years.

SC State to hold Garnet & Blue Spring Game April 13

The South Carolina State Bulldogs will hold their Garnet & Blue Spring Game on April 13 at noon.

Former SC State star Harper inducted into MEAC Hall of Fame

Dwayne Harper, a former standout at Orangeburg-Wilkinson and South Carolina State, is now one of five new inductees in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame.

  SC State releases 2019 football schedule

With head coach Buddy Pough returning to coach South Carolina State in his 18th season, the Bulldogs will look to capture their first MEAC championship since 2014.

  Gamecocks excited about ‘game changer’ football operations center

For months now, South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp called the Cyndi and Kenneth Long Family Football Operations Center “a game changer.” Since opening the doors to the new facility, that sentiment has been echoed by recruits and school officials alike.

WATCH: Clemson football equipment manager greeted by NFL commissioner at Super Bowl LIII after ticket surprise

Clemson Tigers football equipment manager David Saville is living his best life.

NCAA: Missouri gets postseason bans, probation after former tutor completed coursework for athletes

The NCAA has levied a postseason ban for three Missouri athletic programs after a former tutor completed classwork for 12 student-athletes.

Bama QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Alabama Quarterback Jalen Hurts announced on Wednesday that he is transferring to the University of Oklahoma.

Clemson’s Ferrell declares for 2019 NFL Draft

On Thursday, Clemson junior defensive Clelin Ferrell announced his decision to forgo his senior year and make the jump to the NFL.

Dexter Lawrence to forgo senior year at Clemson to enter NFL Draft

Dexter Lawrence will not be returning to Clemson to help the Tigers defend their crown as national champions.

  TIDE ROLLED: Tigers complete perfect season, rout Alabama for second title in three years

The Tigers held the Crimson Tide scoreless in the second half to come away with a 44-16 win over Alabama.

  WATCH: Clemson National Championship winner’s press conference

Before they head back to Clemson and celebrate with a Saturday parade, the team will be a part of a champions press conference at noon on Tuesday.

  President Trump congratulates Clemson on National Championship against ‘powerful Alabama’

No. 2 Clemson defeated No.1-ranked Alabama 44-16 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. This is Clemson’s second championship in three years.

No. 2 Clemson dominates top-ranked Alabama 44-16

It’s Clemson’s third claimed national title and its first since 2016, which also came against Alabama.

Lawrence, two Tigers suspended for failed drug test to miss national title game

Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and two other Clemson players will miss the College Football Playoff National Championship Game this Monday against Alabama.

Cincinnati rallies past Virginia Tech 35-31 in Military Bowl

Michael Warren runs for career-high 166 yards, scores go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 left in Military Bowl to carry Cincinnati past Virginia Tech 35-31, ending Hokies' run of 25 consecutive winning seasons

  Carolina and Clemson fans in downtown Columbia react to bowl game results

It was a disappointing day for USC fans as the Gamecocks took a 28 to 0 loss to Virginia.

  Gamecocks fall 28-0 to Virginia in Belk Bowl

With a balanced offensive attack, the Cavaliers shut out the Gamecocks 28-0 at Bank of America Stadium to win the 2018 Belk Bowl.

Tigers, Irish vie for spot in national championship game in Cotton Bowl

For the fourth time in five years, the Clemson Tigers find themselves in the hunt for a national championship.

Gamecocks, Cavaliers to battle in the Belk Bowl

Winners of four of their last six, USC secured bowl eligibility for the third straight year under Will Muschamp and hope to end the year on a high note.

  Former O-W star Huggins ready to fill in for Lawrence on defensive line

Albert Huggins will be asked to help fill the void left by suspended defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence.

  Clemson officials confirm suspensions for Lawrence, two other Tigers upheld for Cotton Bowl

According to Clemson athletics director Dan Radakovich, the Tigers received confirmation from the NCAA on Thursday evening.

Plans for A.J. Turner’s short, long-term future

Gamecocks head coach Will Muschamp said on Tuesday after the team’s arrival to the Hilton City Center Hotel in downtown Charlotte that Turner would feature exclusively on the defensive side of the ball against Virginia.

Allen-Williams ready to finish career with Gamecocks ‘on my terms’

South Carolina linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams is set to take the field for USC against Virginia in this weekend’s Belk Bowl. It’s a goal he set for himself after being injured.