The news dropped Thursday the NCAA had rescinded the proposed ban on coaches traveling the country and hosting satellite camps far afield. Will Muschamp and his staff already had a plan in place to take advantage.
Former Gamecocks coach coach Steve Spurrier left a massive legacy in the SEC. That extends to the draft, as as the annual event opens Thursday, the SEC Network posted a graphic showing the 17 first rounders that played for Spurrier ranked behind only Nick Saban’s 19.
With one day to go before the start of the NFL Draft, Pharoh Cooper’s projected status is all over the place. That’s why the former South Carolina star is trying to pay as little attention as he can to the countless mock drafts and analyst opinions available this week.
The University of South Carolina Athletics Department held its annual Gamecock Gala on Monday evening at Colonial Life Arena. The event honored the University’s student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2015-16 campaign.
Which South Carolina draft class was the best? Considering how many players were drafted in that year, how many embarked on lengthy pro careers and how many possessed star power, what group is considered the top?
Two longtime South Carolina football support staff members – team chaplain Adrian Despres and equipment manager Chris Matlock – lost their jobs in the transition from former coach Steve Spurrier to new coach Will Muschamp. This is far from a Gamecocks issue. This is what happens at every college every time there is a coaching change.
South Carolina co-defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson, whose focus is defensive backs and corners, identified the spot where the group needed to improve the most in the spring. It’s playing press coverage in the line, something Will Muschamp said the team can only play if the defensive backs improve in a big way.
He was out there, running sprints and lifting weights like the rest of them. The opportunity was there so might as well accept it, right? But Garrison Gist didn’t approach South Carolina’s Pro Day as a make-or-break.