Usually there’s a distinct drop-off when a starting running back can’t play and the team has to turn to the backup.
The weekly roundup of basketball polls, including the personal ballots from The Post and Courier's David Cloninger.
Gene Sapakoff column: Like the late Gainesville native Tom Petty, Florida didn't back down against South Carolina after the Gamecocks ran out of gas on defense and out of an all gas, no brakes attack on offense
The Gamecocks let a 31-14 lead with four minutes to go in the third quarter fizzle into a 35-31 loss to No. 15 Florida Saturday.
Pigskin Picks: Why a dreary day at Boston College is ideal for Clemson, and forecasting an SEC East upset pick. Also Samford at The Citadel and Mississippi State at No. 1 Alabama
Three college football assistant coaches in the Palmetto State have been nominated for the 2018 Broyles Award, one that recognizes a Division I assistant who stands out in a pool of about 1,500 names.
The Florida game is an 'indicator' for the South Carolina football team, says Willie McClendon, former star running back at Georgia and father of Gamecocks offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon.
Even Michael Jordan got involved in Sunday night’s NFL game between the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers.
Nine backups played major roles for South Carolina as injuries hit the Gamecocks hard in their victory over Ole Miss on Saturday.
Pigskin Picks: Including Alabama at LSU, South Carolina at Ole Miss, Louisville at Clemson, The Citadel at Western Carolina and starring the Gamecocks' Wonnum brothers
Gene Sapakoff column: While the SEC has benefited from South Carolina's 2017 Final Four run, the Gamecocks have not. If last year’s 17-16 finish and no postseason appearance was the post-Final Four norm, empty seats eventually will dictate change. If it was part of a short rebuilding phase, CLA will start rocking again soon.
Frank Martin enters his seventh year at USC having had the best run in school history, but also facing a lot of questions.
If South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley responds better to duress than clean slates and clean pockets, it’s time to get creative.
Former South Carolina defensive back D.J. Swearinger had two interceptions in Washington's 20-13 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.
As it was last season, this year's South Carolina pitching rotation will have a lot of new faces among it.
South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley rebounded from a slow start to make several key throws in the Gamecocks' 27-24 victory Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
Tennessee at South Carolina, Clemson at Florida State and The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party are key games for Week 9 of the college football season. With a little mullet mixed in.