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South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer and the Gamecocks open the season on Saturday against Georgia State.

South Carolina's Beamer, Rattler start season against Georgia State

Georgia State (0-0) at South Carolina (0-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+) Line: South Carolina by 12 1/2 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE? South Carolina needs to get off to a …

South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler is part of a loaded group of Southeastern Conference signal callers.

Stacked: SEC QB talent goes well beyond Young, Bennett

The Southeastern Conference has a national championship quarterback, a Heisman Trophy winner and a collection of promising passers both new and old. The group is headlined by Alabama's Heisman winner, Bryce Young, and Stetson Bennett, who led …

South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler is excited to kick off his first season with the Gamecocks on Saturday after transferring from Oklahoma.

Rattler Ready: Ex-Oklahoma QB excited for Gamecocks debut

COLUMBIA - Former Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler is anxious and excited, confident and poised - and more than ready to take the field with his new team at South Carolina. After helping the Sooners win the Big 12 Conference title in 2020, …

South Carolina's live mascot has a new name, as the rooster formerly known as "Sir Big Spur" will now be named "The General" after Revolutionary War General Thomas Sumter.

South Carolina names live mascot after Thomas Sumter

South Carolina announced the new name for its live mascot on Monday, a moniker that is very familiar to those from Sumter.The Gamecocks’ live mascot will now be known at “The …

Cleveland Browns defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will have his number retired at South Carolina prior to their season opener against Georgia State next week.

South Carolina to retire Clowney's No. 7 jersey

COLUMBIA (AP) - Cleveland Browns defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will have his college jersey retired at South Carolina's season opener with Georgia State on Sept. 3. The school announced the retirement of Clowney's No. 7 on Friday. "We are …

Former South Carolina quarterback Phil Pettyy, who led Lou Holtz's teams to two Outback Bowl wins has died at age 43.

Former South Carolina QB Petty dies at 43

Phil Petty, a three-year starting quarterback for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks football squad from 1999-2001, has passed away at the age of 43. "Phil Petty typified what a Gamecock truly is," said South Carolina Athletics Director …

Alabama head coach Nick Saban speaks during Southeastern Conference Media Days on Tuesday in Atlanta.

Saban: Alabama players topped $3 million in NIL money

ATLANTA (AP) - Nick Saban has been vocal about his issues with the status quo in name, image and likeness deals and their use in recruiting. But it's not like Alabama's coach and his players haven't benefited, too. Saban said Crimson Tide players …

Former Lakewood standout and current South Carolina defensive end Tyreek Johnson is hoping to compete for a spot in the defensive line rotation after spending most of his collegiate career battling injuries.

Lakewood grad Johnson healthy and looking to take the next step at South Carolina

The road through college football has been far from easy for Tyreek Johnson. The 6-foot-3, 265-pound Lakewood High School product has been no stranger to injury related-adversity. It started with a torn labrum his senior year of high school, …

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, center, is angry at ESPN for not inviting her star forward, Aliyah Boston, right of Staley, to the ESPYs on Wednesday.

Staley upset Gamecocks' Boston not invited to ESPYs

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina's Dawn Staley has called out ESPN and its ESPY awards show for not inviting national player of the year Aliyah Boston to its ceremonies on Wednesday night. Staley mused publicly on social media how the people who …

Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during SEC Media Days on Monday in Atlanta.

Sankey: SEC won't panic over conference expansion race

ATLANTA - The Southeastern Conference is a leading player in the dramatic changes to the national football landscape. New Louisiana State coach Brian Kelly likens them to a game of musical chairs, and warns there's not enough chairs for every …