South Carolina Gamecocks News
9-15-14: One game into the 2014 season, South Carolina looked lost. The Gamecocks looked awful in a 52-28 home loss to Texas A&M, which snapped their 18-game home winning streak. Well, that’s a different story now. South Carolina survived a slugfest and hung on to nip Georgia, 38-35 this past Saturday. Mike Davis had just 66 yards on 17 carries, but backup Brandon Wilds ran for 93 yards. Steve Spurrier’s team travels to Nashville to take on a weak Vanderbilt squad.
9-9-14: Steve Spurrier earned his 200th win as an SEC head coach Saturday as the Gamecocks beat East Carolina 33-22. It wasn't an easy game as his team trailed by six points twice in the first half before taking control. Running back Mike Davis rebounded from last week to rush for 101 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Quarterback Dylan Thompson threw for 266 yards and a touchdown. The Gamecock pass defense was exploited again this and they will need to be clicking on all cylinders next weekend when they play host to AP No. 6 Georgia.
9-4-14: Coming into their game against Texas A&M last Thursday, the Gamecocks were ranked #9 in the AP Top 25 poll. If you ask me, that was way too high for a Steve Spurrier team that continues to get overhyped year in and year out. Well, the Gamecocks were run out of their own stadium in the season opener, losing for the first time at Williams-Brice They lost badly 52-28, giving up nearly 700 yards to the Aggies, including a school-record 511 passing yards to quarterback Kenny Hill. Running back Mike Davis is questionable for Saturday’s game against East Carolina. This is the first time South Carolina begins a season 0-1 since going 0-11 in 1999.