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Deebo Samuel Named to Biletnikoff Watch List

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – University of South Carolina junior wide receiver Deebo Samuel has been named to the 2017 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation, Inc. announced today. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player, regardless of position (wide receiver, tight end, slot back, and running back) who…

2017 USC Women’s Basketball National Championship Bobblehead Unveiled

Milwaukee, WI – This morning, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a limited-edition South Carolina Gamecocks Bobblehead to commemorate the 2017 National Championship Season for the South Carolina Women’s team. The bobblehead features Cocky, South Carolina’s Mascot, standing on the 2017 Final Four logo with a replica of the National Championship Trophy. The bobbleheads are available for…

Media picks Gamecocks to finish fourth in SEC East

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – The media attending SEC Football Media Days this past week in Birmingham has picked South Carolina to finish fourth in the Eastern Division, it was announced today. Hayden Hurst (second team tight end), Skai Moore (second team linebacker) and Deebo Samuel (third team wide receiver) were named to the All-SEC teams. Alabama was an overwhelming…

Gastonia sinks Blowfish Thursday night

GASTONIA, NC (Blowfish) — Lexington County was trying to double up on back-to-back wins after the All-Star break as they set their sights on the Gastonia Grizzlies at Sims Legion Park Thursday night. The Blowfish jumped out ahead early but Gastonia stormed back and never relinquished the lead as they knocked off the Fish 11-4. Nearly all of the scoring…

Skai Moore named to Nagurski watch list

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – University of South Carolina senior linebacker Skai Moore is one of 103 candidates named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy preseason watch list, it was announced today. The Nagurski Trophy goes to the nation’s best defensive player, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). Moore, a 6-2, 218-pounder from Cooper City, Fla., returned to the…

The Citadel hires former Gamecock Blake Cooper as pitching coach

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Citadel) – The Citadel has added former professional pitcher Blake Cooper to its baseball staff as pitching coach, head coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday. Cooper authored a stellar career on the mound for the University of South Carolina before being selected in the 12th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks. In his…

A’ja Wilson Invited to USA U23 National Team Training Camp

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – South Carolina forward A’ja Wilson is among 40 elite college athletes, including 22 international goal medalists, to accept invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team Training Camp, which will take place July 31-Aug. 4 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 12-member team that will represent the USA in an inaugural U23…

Knott named to Rimington fall watch list

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — University of South Carolina fifth-year senior Alan Knott has been named to the Rimington Trophy 2017 Fall Watch List, it was announced today. Knott, a 6-4, 290-pounder from Tyrone, Ga., has played in 35 contests over the past three seasons for the Garnet and Black. His 29 career starts as a Gamecock leads the current…