1. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks' Road to the BCS

    South Carolina's chances of earning a BCS bowl berth after Saturday's 23-21 loss at Tennessee are iffy at best, but under certain wild scenarios, it could happen...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 6,012 reads 38 comments

  2. Tennessee Ends South Carolina's BCS Chances, Why Steve Spurrier Is to Blame

    One loss may have been okay, but two won't do. South Carolina couldn't take care of business Saturday against Tennessee, and the Vols' 23-21 upset victory may have dealt a death blow to the the Gamecocks' SEC East title chances...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 9,416 reads 83 comments

  3. South Carolina QB Connor Shaw Flying Under the Radar

    South Carolina's Connor Shaw is not generally regarded as one of the better quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference. He's not even regarded as the best player on his own team...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 2,712 reads 9 comments

  4. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Tennessee Volunteers: Complete Game Preview

    Tennessee is a 3-3 football team with the victories coming against the likes of Austin Peay , Western Kentucky and South Alabama, but it lost out to Georgia in overtime 34-31...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 10,007 reads 54 comments

  5. South Carolina Football's New Path to the SEC Championship Game

    Missouri's 41-26 upset of Georgia on Saturday puts an entirely different spin on the race in the SEC East, and it's a good one for the Gamecocks...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 12,039 reads 45 comments

  6. South Carolina vs. Arkansas: Jadeveon Clowney, Defense Finally Finish

    Note to South Carolina defense: It's OK to exhale. That includes you, Jadeveon Clowney . Battered, beleaguered and belittled after a series of four consecutive subpar performances, ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 3,088 reads 4 comments

  7. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Arkansas Razorbacks: Complete Game Preview

    Arkansas' season has been easy enough to follow thus far: Three straight victories over soft, non-conference competition followed by three consecutive losses once the competition got tougher...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 5,862 reads 12 comments

  8. South Carolina's Spurrier Finding Different Ways to Win

    COLUMBIA, S.C.—South Carolina was trailing Central Florida 10-0 on the road at halftime, with starting quarterback Connor Shaw on the bench with a sprained shoulder...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 3,944 reads 3 comments

  9. South Carolina's Defense Struggles Against Kentucky, Time for Coaches to Panic

    COLUMBIA, S.C — A strange odor seemed to permeate Williams-Brice Stadium Saturday night. It was the air of desperation, and South Carolina's defense reeked of it...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 7,364 reads 60 comments

  10. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Complete Game Preview

    South Carolina and Kentucky play Saturday in what should amount to little more than a scrimmage for the Gamecocks. A good scrimmage is exactly what South Carolina needs...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 4,344 reads 42 comments

  11. South Carolina Football: How Offense Changes with Dylan Thompson at QB

    Connor Shaw is out, Dylan Thompson is in and South Carolina's offense will be radically different moving forward with the change at quarterback...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 1,516 reads 4 comments

  12. South Carolina's Win over Central Florida Was Better Than It Looked

    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier was right to be concerned. UCF is better than most people realize, and South Carolina's 28-25 victory over the Knights Saturday at Bright House Networks Stadium was better than it looked...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 3,483 reads 64 comments

  13. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Central Florida Knights: Complete Game Preview

    Upset alert! Upset alert! You can bet the cry will go out among some college football sages who think the Gamecocks will be prime for an upset playing at unbeaten Central Florida...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 5,729 reads 27 comments

  14. South Carolina Football: Why Jadeveon Clowney Should Move Inside

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's coaches have been scratching their heads while trying to come up with a way to keep teams from running away from defensive end Jadeveon Clowney ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 5,116 reads 25 comments

  15. South Carolina Football: Can Offense Carry Gamecocks in SEC Play?

    COLUMBIA, S.C.—Apparently, South Carolina's woes on defense aren't something the Gamecocks are going to fix overnight...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 1,530 reads 36 comments

  16. South Carolina: 10 Weaknesses Spurrier Must Address in Bye Week

    Through three games, South Carolina is 2-1 and has given its fans plenty of reasons to smile. The Gamcocks' offense has played well enough to win in every game and has shown balance between the run and the pass...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 6,318 reads 24 comments

  17. South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt: Jury Is Still out on Gamecocks' Hyped Defense

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The jury's still out on South Carolina's defense. A week after getting shredded for 536 yards in a 41-30 loss to Georgia, it was all the Gamecocks could do to hold on for a 35-25 victory over Vanderbilt...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 3,847 reads 30 comments

  18. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Complete Game Preview

    South Carolina plays host to Vanderbilt well aware that a loss would all but crush the Gamecocks' SEC East title hopes. The Commodores gave the Gamecocks all they could handle last year before South Carolina rallied for a 17-13 victory...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 4,858 reads 92 comments

  19. South Carolina Football: Gamecocks' Blueprint to Earning a BCS Berth

    Even before the season started, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier pointed out that winning the early-season matchup with Georgia really hasn't meant much in determining the SEC East winner...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 5,811 reads 127 comments

  20. South Carolina vs. Georgia: Jadeveon Clowney, Front 7 Fail in Gamecocks' Loss

    ATHENS, Ga. — Once the rock starts rolling downhill, it's hard to stop. Just ask South Carolina...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 4,885 reads 55 comments

  21. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Georgia Bulldogs Complete Game Preview

    South Carolina has beaten Georgia in three consecutive football seasons, but only has one SEC East title to show for it, with the Bulldogs winning the last two...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 11,883 reads 99 comments

  22. South Carolina vs. Georgia: Schedule Finally Gives Gamecocks Edge in SEC East

    South Carolina enters Saturday's game against Georgia riding a three-game winning streak against the Bulldogs, but Gamecock coach Steve Spurrier believes a victory over their SEC East rivals isn't necessarily the key to winning an SEC Championship...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 10,494 reads 39 comments

  23. South Carolina Football: RB Mike Davis, O-Line Steal the Show in Week 1

    After South Carolina's final scrimmage of fall camp, coach Steve Spurrier was disgusted by the play of his offensive line to the point that he labeled them "soft" Somewhere along ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 2,473 reads 8 comments

  24. South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Complete Game Preview

    South Carolina and North Carolina used to meet annually when both schools were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, but meetings between the two border rivals have been rare since South Carolina left the league after the 1970 season...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 9,729 reads 23 comments

  25. B/R's South Carolina Lead Writer Weighs in on 2013 Season

    A high school English teacher told me that I wrote well and that I should consider a career in journalism. Being a young man not prone to long periods of introspection, it seemed as good a choice as any...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 5 years ago 881 reads 0 comments