South Carolina Rumors & News

  • Jamyest Williams commits: Gamecocks land one of nation’s best

    The State "South Carolina landed a commitment from one of the top cornerbacks in the country on Saturday as Grayson High’s Jamyest Williams committed to the Gamecocks during a ceremony at his high school. Williams is rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 8 cornerback in the country and the No. 55 overall..." August 27

  • Report: South Carolina reports 23 NCAA or SEC infractions, nine involving football team

    SEC Country "South Carolina has run into trouble. The school’s athletic department reported 23 NCAA or SEC violations in the past year, as revealed by the Associated Press. The report states that 22 of the infractions were classified as Level III, which is outlined by the NCAA as violations that are ”..." August 23

  • Hamsah Nasirildeen to South Carolina: Gamecocks Land 4-Star OLB Prospect

    Bleacher Report "Hamsah Nasirildeen is one of the most interesting recruits in the 2017 class, making his commitment to South Carolina an intriguing fit. Adam Friedman of reported Nasirldeen's commitment. Matt Connolly of The State confirmed the news. Nasirildeen will come into college as an..." August 16

  • Former South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to play himself in new movie

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore is about to hit the big screen. Lattimore will make his acting debut in the Christian film "Faiths Song". The film, set to hit screens this fall, was shot in various locations in South Carolina, according to The State. He'll play himself as a..." July 20

  • Lou Holtz Carried Around Crown Royal at the Republican National Convention

    The Big Lead "Former ESPN analyst and Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz is a Donald Trump supporter. He was in attendance for Day 1 of the Republican National Convention, sporting an ear-to-ear smile and some free swag. Here he is carrying around a bottle of Crown Royal. It’s images like this that restore one’s..." July 19

  • South Carolina offensive lineman charged with DUI

    The State "South Carolina sophomore Christian Pellage has been indefinitely suspended and will miss at least one game after being charged with DUI on Friday. Pellage is suspended from all football activities until his case is resolved, per USC athletic department policy. Players are set to report on Aug...." July 15

  • Former South Carolina QB Mitch announces transfer to James Madison

    The Score "Former South Carolina starting quarterback Connor Mitch has declared via Twitter that he will be joining James Madison as a graduate transfer. Mitch opened the season as the GameCocks' starting quarterback in 2015 and started the first two games of the season before missing the rest of his..." June 28

  • Top-rated in-state receiver joins Gamecocks’ 2017 class

    The State "The new South Carolina football coaching staff is looking for playmakers, and former Union County coach and Gamecocks quarterback Steve Taneyhill believes USC is getting a major adrenaline boost with the commitment Saturday of wide receiver Shi Smith. “He is fast, that breakaway speed that very..." June 11

  • USC’s Skai Moore to miss 2016 season with neck injury

    The State "Senior linebacker Skai Moore, South Carolina’s leading tackler each of the last three seasons, will miss the 2016 season due to a herniated disc in his neck. Moore, a 6-foot-2, 218-pound Cooper City, Fla., native, will have surgery Friday in Charlotte and will undergo a Level 1 fusion,..." May 31

  • South Carolina's Connor Mitch to transfer

    The State "South Carolina’s quarterback competition was whittled down by one Friday. Junior quarterback Connor Mitch, who won last year’s preseason competition for the starting quarterback job, will graduate from the university this summer and transfer to another school to finish his playing career, the..." May 21

  • South Carolina picks up 4-star athlete Shawn Smith

    The State "South Carolina picked up a wide receiver commitment Saturday at part of a recruiting cookout held on campus. Brunswick (Ga.) High wide receiver Shawn Smith committed to Will Muschamp and the Gamecocks for the Class of 2017. " April 30

  • Report: NCAA blocks Marcus Lattimore from joining South Carolina football

    Sportsnaut "Marcus Lattimore, who was slated to join Will Muschamp’s staff at South Carolina, has been blocked by the NCAA from this position because his presence would be considered an “unfair” advantage in recruiting, per David Cloninger of The State. “Lattimore, who will graduate from USC next month,..." April 16

  • High school junior QB Jake Bentley to join South Carolina for 2016 season

    ESPN "Jake Bentley, the second-ranked quarterback and the 33rd-ranked player in the ESPN Junior 300, announced on Twitter he would be forgoing his senior year of high school and enroll to play at South Carolina over the summer with the rest of the Gamecocks' 2016 recruiting class. "I am announcing..." April 06

  • Will Muschamp on Kirby Smart: 'I'm looking forward to whippin' his ass'

    Alabama "When it comes to Kirby Smart, Will Muschamp is looking forward to "whippin' his ass." Let's be clear about this: The two coaches are friends, not that it matters much. However, when Muschamp's South Carolina Gamecocks meet Smart's Georgia Bulldogs on Oct. 8 in an SEC East showdown,..." April 05

  • South Carolina's D.J. Smith to undergo thumb surgery

    The Score "South Carolina safety D.J. Smith will miss the remainder of spring practice as he undergoes thumb surgery, head coach Will Muschamp announced. The junior saw action in all 12 games last season, primarily on special teams, but began to see more time at strong safety. " March 30

  • Report: South Carolina QB Perry Orth to miss rest of spring ball with broken collarbone

    SEC Country "South Carolina’s quarterback situation just got much more puzzling. Redshirt senior quarterback Perry Orth sustained a broken collarbone during Saturday’s spring scrimmage, according to a report from’s Chris Clark. He is scheduled to undergo surgery and is expected to..." March 27

  • DB Chris Moody does 180 on transfer, will stay with Gamecocks

    College Football Talk "Back in January, Chris Moody announced that he would be transferring from South Carolina and playing his final season of college football elsewhere. Two months later… Tuesday afternoon, Moody was back in his Gamecocks uniform and working with his teammates as the first spring practice sans..." March 24

  • Jake Bentley to South Carolina: Gamecocks Land 4-Star QB Prospect

    Bleacher Report "South Carolina bolstered its offensive future Thursday when quarterback Jake Bentley committed to its 2017 recruiting class. The 6'4", 215-pound signal-caller is a 4-star prospect, per 247Sports' composite rankings, and he's the No. 104 overall player, the No. 6 pro-style quarterback and the..." March 24

  • Gamecocks say QB Lorenzo Nuñez out ‘week or so’ with hyperextended knee

    College Football Talk "It appears the demise of one of Lorenzo Nuñez‘s knees has been somewhat exaggerated. Over the weekend, the South Carolina quarterback sustained a knee injury that initial reports suggested could sideline him for the remainder of spring practice. In confirming that Nuñez did indeed suffer a..." March 23

  • Wide receiver D.J. Neal transferring from Gamecocks

    The Post and Courier "South Carolina is losing a promising young wide receiver who started three games for the Gamecocks last season. D.J. Neal, a rising sophomore from Atlanta who caught eight passes for 104 yards last year, is transferring. USC confirmed the departure Tuesday night, after Neal thanked well-wishers..." March 03