Frank Martin Delivers A+ Rant

Friday, February 15th, 2013

We haven't heard much from fiery coach Frank Martin this season, his first at South Carolina. That's largely because the Gamecocks suck, thus eliminating any reason to pay him much heed. But on Thursday night we finally got some vintage Martin intensity precisely BECAUSE the Gamecocks suck. Following South Carolina's 64-46 ...

Steve Spurrier takes shot at Dabo Swinney, confirms Marcus Lattimore is alive

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore's knee injury Saturday made national news not just for the cringe-worthy video but also for the outpouring of love from celebrities, professional athletes, fans and even coaches of USCe's in-state rivals. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney's praise for Lattimore was unexpected but very nice of ...

LSU vs. Florida: Fun with statistics from the (second) worst game ever

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

  Back in 2007, the UCLA Bruins and Oregon Ducks played what I posited at the time was the worst game ever. Many other stinkers have been played in the five years since, but Saturday's tilt between the seventh-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks and the second-ranked Florida Gators may have stolen the ...

Connor Shaw: South Carolina QB Not Expected to Miss Any Time

Friday, August 31st, 2012

After injuring his throwing shoulder Thursday night at Vandy, South Carolina starter Connor Shaw appears OK to go next week against East Carolina. In their 17-13 win over Vanderbilt, the South Carolina Gamecocks used a very Steve Spurrier-like three quarterbacks. However, it was for somewhat un-Spurrier-like reasons. Shaw appeared to injure ...

McD’s Week 11 College Football Picks

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

What I'm watching: 12 pm: Flipping between Nebraska/Penn State for the train-wreck-watching and Okie State/Texas Tech for the O-fence. 3:30 pm: TCU/Boise State - At least, until Boise pulls away. This game has gotten intense what with all the BCS meetings and non-AQ's eating their own. 8pm: Stanford/Oregon - like everyone else.

The South Carolina Gamecocks Aren’t Dead Yet

Monday, October 17th, 2011

The South Carolina Gamecocks got their first bit of real bad news for the 2011 season on Sunday: stud running back, and focal point of the offense, Marcus Lattimore is done for the year with torn knee ligaments and cartilage damage. Getting rid of drunken master/quarterback Stephen Garcia seemed to have ...

Week Seven College Football Roundup: Oh, The Bee-Manity!

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Illinois, Georgia Tech, Michigan and Baylor all lost on Saturday. God, Georgia Tech?!? They were playing Virginia! The Perfect Offense couldn't lose to Virginia! Innocence...slowly being...ripped...away. Three of those four schools were handed their first loss of the year. Baylor lost their second, but this was the one that took them ...

McD’s Week Seven College Football Picks

Friday, October 14th, 2011

What I'm watching Saturday: 12 pm: Baylor/Texas A&M - I know I'm supposed to be a Big Ten honk, being an Indiana grad and all, but after I watch the first quarter of the IU/Wisky game and the Hoosiers somehow give up 42 unanswered points again, I'm done with the B1G ...