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Settle down: Spurrier’s ‘work ethic’ comments won’t affect Clowney’s draft stock

Settle down: Spurrier’s ‘work ethic’ comments won’t affect Clowney’s draft stock

Steve Spurrier’s latest comments aren’t doing Jadeveon Clowney any favors, but how much will it really affect his draft stock?

Published February 19, 2014 - 2:25pm

5 First-Year Potential Impact, Busts SEC Draft Picks

5 First-Year Potential Impact, Busts SEC Draft Picks

The SEC dominated the talk of draft night, along with Ryan Tannehill’s wife. And here are five potential impact players in the SEC and five potential busts to keep an eye on next year in the NFL:

Published May 1, 2012 - 10:48am

SDS’ All-SEC NFL Mock Draft

SDS’ All-SEC NFL Mock Draft

Imagine NFL scouts and general managers selecting players from an SEC-only player pool for this year’s draft. Strange right? Take away Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Justin Blackmon from the top picks and what’s left? A bunch of can’t-miss, Sunday-ready defensive stars from the nation’s toughest conference patrolling a backfield — or secondary — near you.

Published March 5, 2012 - 9:00am

Signing Class Report Card: South Carolina Gamecocks

Signing Class Report Card: South Carolina Gamecocks

Steve Spurrier continued to prove why he’s one of the best in the business in the 2011 campaign. Not only did he put together back-to-back 10-win seasons, he did it in 2011 after losing his QB and RB in mid-season. Fortunately for the Gamecocks, they only have to replace a few guys on the offensive side of the ball.

Published February 17, 2012 - 9:16am

6 Gamecocks Invited To NFL Combine

6 Gamecocks Invited To NFL Combine

Including a host of other potential SEC draft picks, South Carolina’s Antonio Allen, Melvin Ingram, Travian Robertson, Stephon Gilmore, Alshon Jeffery and Rokevious Watkins were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this week, an event held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Feb. 24 through March 1.

Published February 9, 2012 - 9:16am

No Surprises In Gamecocks’ 25-Player Haul

No Surprises In Gamecocks’ 25-Player Haul

South Carolina wrapped up its 25-player Class of 2012 signings around 4 p.m. Wednesday headlined by Shaq Roland, Mr. Football in the Palmetto State, as the group’s crown jewel. Like the majority of last season’s class, expect the Gamecocks to redshirt most of these players next season. Roland and Smith could have immediate impacts, as well as defensive end Darius English and cornerback Chaz Elder.

Published February 1, 2012 - 8:37pm

Gamecocks’ Jeffery And Gilmore Taking Their Talents To The NFL

Gamecocks’ Jeffery And Gilmore Taking Their Talents To The NFL

South Carolina star wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and defensive back Stephon Gilmore are both leaving South Carolina early and going to the NFL.

Published January 6, 2012 - 7:39am

Carolina’s Sights Set On Vols’ Quarterback

Carolina’s Sights Set On Vols’ Quarterback

With two weeks to prepare for Tennessee’s limited offense, you have to think South Carolina can win and cover the 4.5 point spread. But history in this match-up says otherwise and it’ll probably come down to which team plays better on defense.

Published October 26, 2011 - 8:38pm

Gamecocks Underrated Defensively

Gamecocks Underrated Defensively

South Carolina is first in the country in forced turnovers with 22 (12 INTs, 10 FR) and has the SEC’s top pass defense at 128.5 yards per game. In wins over Vanderbilt and Kentucky, the Gamecocks didn’t allow the opposition to reach triple digits in total offense and made a number of big, game-changing plays defensively

Published October 13, 2011 - 9:48am

Silver Lining: These Aren’t Your Same Old Gamecocks

Silver Lining: These Aren’t Your Same Old Gamecocks

South Carolina, now 2-0 after Saturday’s victory at Georgia, has beaten a pair of quality bowl teams with sub par efforts, a detail that shows the Gamecocks are a program moving into the elite of college football.

Published September 11, 2011 - 3:45pm