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

Gamecocks picked to finish fourth in SEC East

Edwards, Kinlaw named preseason All-SEC

Gamecocks are not Clemson’s ‘little brother’

NFL draft: Former Clemson CB selected by Raiders

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

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

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

How South Carolina’s quarterbacks performed in the spring game

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

SC State to hold Garnet & Blue Spring Game April 13

Former SC State star Harper inducted into MEAC 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

Clemson’s Ferrell declares for 2019 NFL Draft

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

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

  WATCH: Clemson National Championship winner’s press conference

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

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.

  Lawrence, two other Tigers could miss Cotton Bowl after failed drug tests

The Clemson Tigers could be without three players for this weekend’s Cotton Bowl.

Person killed during attempted robbery of LSU athletes identified

Police are investigating a deadly shooting after a male was killed Saturday afternoon, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Ohio State gets first big W for new coach on signing day

Alabama wraps up another recruiting race title, Ohio St gets a big win

  Clemson prepares for the Cotton Bowl in their first bowl practice Wednesday

The experience of preparing for the playoffs in the three previous seasons does help with how to manage practices and the players. Dabo believes in the Tigers formula to be successful in the postseason.

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets posted when he was 14 and 15

Urban Meyer retires as Ohio State football coach due to health concerns; Ryan Day named replacement

He made the decision after coming to grips with a cyst in his brain that had developed significantly in recent years.

  Clemson named No. 2 team in College Football Playoff

The Clemson Tigers are officially in.

  Clemson seizes fourth straight ACC title with lopsided win over Pitt

Holding Pitt scoreless in the second half, Clemson easily captured their fourth straight ACC title with a 42-10 win over the Panthers in Charlotte.

  SC State AD: No decision made on Pough contract

Football season has come and gone for Pough and the Bulldogs, but his future as head football coach at South Carolina State has not been decided.

Hurricane, bowl bids has Gamecocks, Hokies, Wolfpack playing

Hurricane Florence, bowl season make for odd South Carolina, North Carolina State and Virginia Tech are closing their seasons at home a week later than usual with makeup games canceled by Hurricane Florence.

Clemson stays at No. 2 in College Football Playoff rankings

The Tigers remain No. 2 in the College Football Playoff rankings this week.

Gamecocks to move running back Turner to defensive side of the ball

This week, the Gamecocks are looking into moving another skill player from one side of the ball to the other.

  Muschamp: Bentley should have been recognized by SEC for historic performance

Jake Bentley’s play on Saturday wasn’t just a milestone for him. It was historic. The effort, one would think, would be good enough to take home conference accolades.

  Second-half push helps Tigers win fifth straight over Gamecocks

Clemson pulled away in the second half to capture a 56-35 win over South Carolina giving the Tigers five straight wins over their rivals.

  Gamecocks, Tigers clash in Palmetto Bowl Saturday night

Will Muschamp and his players have gone by the mantra “Each Week Is A Season” since the start of the 2018 campaign. If that is truly the case, this week is the season that fans across the Palmetto State have been looking forward to the most.

  Composure will be key for Gamecocks in rivalry showdown vs. Clemson

If you grew up in South Carolina, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve been told to pick a side in the in-state rivalry.

Clemson remains second in CFP rankings

Another week has come and gone, but Clemson has neither risen or fallen in the College Football Playoff rankings.

LSU, former coach Les Miles agree to $1.5M buyout settlement

LSU and Les Miles have completed a $1.5 million lump-sum settlement that relieves the university of paying its former coach an additional $5 million through 2023

Clemson stays at No. 2 in latest CFP rankings

For the third straight week, Clemson remains within the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings.

College bowl game coming to Grand Strand in 2020

The Grand Strand will be the host city for a new college bowl game in 2020.

  Gamecocks ponder possibilities with potential defensive dynamic duo

Losing one of their top defenders hasn’t been easy and the Gamecocks know his presence will be missed with three games left on their schedule.

  Kickoff time set for USC-Clemson football game

The South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers will renew their Palmetto State rivalry under the lights at Memorial Stadium in Clemson.

Tigers remain No. 2 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Clemson remains the No. 2 team in the playoff rankings following a 77-16 drumming of Louisville at Death Valley

Tigers tomahawk Seminoles in record-setting day at Florida St.

Florida St. mascot Chief Osceola rode Renegade to midfield for the pregame spear plant, threw the flaming spear into the turf at midfield and the spear fell over, snuffing out part of the flame. Things got worse for the Seminoles from there.

Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

Tua Tagovailoa is a star on the field for Alabama football team. Now, it appears, Tagovailoa wants the option to play out the Tide’s season virtually.

Game between Benedict, Fayetteville State canceled due to hurricane

Saturday's game between Benedict and Fayetteville State will not be played due to Hurricane Florence.

Contest between SC State, NC Central postponed due to hurricane

Saturday's contest between South Carolina State and North Carolina Central has been postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Florence.

  Benedict ready to build on last season's success on the gridiron

There's a lot for Tigers head coach Mike White to like with this Benedict team this season. The Tigers have been picked to finish second in the SIAC after coming off a 7-2 campaign a year ago and they're hoping to improve.

Clemson defensive lines makes appearance on SI cover

This week, the Tigers' defensive line takes center stage as they grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.

  Final contract year for Pough not a major focal point for Bulldogs

Buddy Pough strolled from group to group as the Bulldogs worked by positions during the first half of practice.

Bulldogs picked to finish seventh in the MEAC

South Carolina State was picked to finish seventh out of 10 teams in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference this season.

  Swinney 'not surprised' by questions surrounding events at Ladies’ Clinic

Just before Tuesday's South Carolina Coaches for Charity event in Greenville, Dabo Swinney mingled with fans during the annual event. However, the Clemson head coach was somewhat taken aback when members of the media asked him about what took place at the Ladies' Clinic recently held on campus.

SC State’s Leonard taken in second round of NFL Draft

South Carolina State linebacker and MEAC Defensive Player of the Year Darius Leonard was taken in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

Ex-Clemson TE Cunningham passes away at 63

Two-time All-American tight end Bennie Cunningham has died at the age of 63, according to officials at Clemson University.

Pough signs 22 in latest class for SC State

South Carolina State picked up 22 signees on National Signing Day. Bulldogs head coach Buddy Pough and his staff signed seven defensive players, 13 offensive players and two kickers to fill out the needs of his roster.

CFP selection committee gains former Clemson coach, loses Tigers AD

With the 2018 season eight months away, the College Football Playoff selection committee will see a few new faces in the war room.

Tigers release 2018 football schedule

Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers will begin their quest to return to the College Football Playoff next season on Sept. 1.

SC State’s Leonard named to FCS All-America First Team

Darius Leonard was announced as one of three linebackers named to the FCS All-America first team by the Associated Press.

Clemson dominates Miami to clinch ACC title, playoff spot

The Tigers left no doubt that their playoff spot wasn't going to be surrendered with a 38-3 win over the Hurricanes.

Clemson, Miami fans trade verbal jabs ahead of ACC title game

With the ACC title on the line, fans from Clemson and Miami are ready to back their favorite team at Bank of America Stadium.

Clemson drops in AP poll after loss to unranked Syracuse

Clemson's 27-24 loss to unranked Syracuse Friday night dropped the Tigers in the Associated Press Top 25 College Football Poll.

Tigers to face Hokies in primetime matchup

The Clemson Tigers will face reigning Coastal Division champion Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium on Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.

Game between SC State, Charleston Southern canceled due to Hurricane Irma

Saturday's football game between South Carolina State and Charleston Southern has been canceled due to the threat of Hurricane Irma.

SC State motivated to win conference title following subpar season

South Carolina State head coach Buddy Pough put his arms around a few of his players watching drills during the first day of practice. As he and his players stood on Willie E. Jeffries Field at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, he smiled as he instructed the young men on the nuances of the scheme that was being run. It was almost like Christmas for the longtime head coach of the Bulldogs.

The kings in Queen City for ACC Kickoff

The national champions Clemson Tigers took the stage for the ACC Kickoff in Charlotte Thursday.

BLOG: A little College Football Playoff expansion could be good for the game

One of America's favorite sports went from having a computer decide who plays for the coveted crystal football to having a committee determine the best four teams to vie for the CFP trophy.

Clemson National Championship license plate now available

Clemson fans will have the chance to celebrate the Tigers' first national championship since 1981 with a College Football Playoff National Championship license plate.