Gene Sapakoff column: Back-to-back games against Auburn and LSU once looked treacherous for South Carolina, now with a chance for a rare season sweep against teams with Tigers nicknames.
Gene Sapakoff column: No. 15 Auburn and quarterback Bo Nix found out Saturday what happens when you try and pick on South Carolina's 'elite' cornerback Jaycee Horn
Gene Sapakoff column: Joe Hamilton, who went from tiny Alvin, S.C., to stardom and Heisman Trophy contention at Georgia Tech in 1999, has his own Atlanta radio show and isn't bitter about being ahead of his time as an NFL quarterback.
Gene Sapakoff column: It's not just your imagination, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne are the best combo package in college football history and Heisman Trophy voters might add emphasis
Gene Sapakoff: Brevin Galloway, the College of Charleston's leading scorer, has benefited from Clemson football success as shared by his brother, Tigers tight end Braden Galloway.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson had some big shoes to fill on defense after the 2019 season but proved vs. No. 7 Miami that new contributors are ready for prime-time
Gene Sapakoff column: Kirk Herbstreit is perhaps college football's most prominent TV analyst and will call Saturday night's showcase Miami-Clemson game during prime-time on ABC. He also has two sons on Dabo Swinney's top-ranked team.
Gene Sapakoff: Clock mismanagement in a two-touchdown loss to a No. 3-ranked team isn't as important for the South Carolina Gamecocks as moving forward with a new approach.
Gene Sapakoff column: A Miami upset Saturday at Death Valley would send notice that the ACC is no longer a one-program conference, ignite a rivalry and eventually pay off for Clemson.
Gene Sapakoff column: The Gamecocks are 0-2 to start one of the toughest South Carolina football schedules ever. But maybe the secondary made significant progress within its toughest test of the season.
Gene Sapakoff column: Adoption of something like Dabo Swinney's P.A.W. Journey at Clemson would make a great way for South Carolina universities and high schools to help less-privileged students.
Gene Sapakoff column: With South Carolina set to play at Florida this week, West Ashley High School graduate Garrett Chisolm looks back at the Gamecocks' 2010 trip to Gainesville, in which he helped celebrate the program's only SEC East title during a season marred by personal tragedy.
Gene Sapakoff column: South Carolina's place in the SEC East has largely been determined by its competitive relationship with Tennessee, and so it goes after Saturday night's SEC opener for both teams
Gene Sapakoff column: Finally, it's here, SEC football kickoffs, and 14 teams have reasons to believe something good can come from a long wait and a coronavirus-shortened season.
Gene Sapakoff column: Transfer quarterback Collin Hill is the right pick to start the season for the Gamecocks but he's dealing with an iffy cast of receivers after leaving Colorado State.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence suffered his first college loss to LSU in January and in a 2-0 start looks like the driven example of what Nick Saban talked about after Lawrence tamed Alabama a year earlier.
Gene Sapakoff: No. 1-ranked Clemson is 2-0 and looks sharp on the field but gameday management could use some tweaks as the Tigers and other schools learn from having fans attend COVID-era football games.
Gene Sapakoff column: Late roster changes, mysterious injury reports and a lack of uniform COVID-19 reporting policies are just some of the things that make wagering on college football in 2020 a great way to lose money.
Gene Sapakoff column: Is Will Muschamp on the hot seat? Is South Carolina's head coach in trouble if the Gamecocks go 2-8? Not necessarily and only maybe.
Gene Sapakoff column: If it seems like Travis Etienne is the best running back in college football at churning for extra yards after contact, you're not imagining things.
Gene Sapakoff column: There were highlights and concerns coming out of the first Saturday or ACC football but Clemson dominance remains a constant
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson and South Carolina coaches agree that college football during the coronavirus pandemic means roster depth likely will be tapped as never before
Gene Sapakoff column: Notre Dame's one-year dip into full ACC football status doesn't necessarily mean the Fighting Irish beat out North Carolina, Miami or Virginia Tech — or some other underrated team — for a December date with Clemson.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson hasn't had stellar tight end play since Jordan Leggett left after helping the Tigers win the 2016 national championship, but that changes this season with the unleashing of Braden Galloway.
Gene Sapakoff column: The Las Vegas Raiders play their first-ever NFL game on Sept. 13 in Charlotte against the Carolina Panthers, very near where team owner Mark Davis was born, or so most people think.
Gene Sapakoff column: The roar of the crowd, the tailgating, the band ... OK, the band. And a few fans. With tailgating generally discouraged. But a Thursday tour of the South Carolina Gamecocks' Williams-Brice Stadium indicates college football, against all odds, will happen. At least for a while.
Gene Sapakoff column: Sam Hartman started for Wake Forest as a freshman, lost his job last season to Jamie Newman and with Newman transferred to Georgia, is back in the Deacons' starting lineup and "excited" about facing No. 1 Clemson.
Gene Sapakoff column: A not-so-typical annual prediction rundown for state college football teams, including high hopes, low expectations and vacancies on the Preseason Prediction Bus.
Gene Sapakoff column: Political football is more than a mixed metaphor this election cycle; whether or not to play college football during the coronavirus already has become a major issue.
Gene Sapakoff column: South Carolina hoped for a balanced 2020 attack with freshman running back MarShawn Lloyd and improved quarterback play but with Lloyd out for the season it's time to showcase the athleticism of Dakereon Joyner and Luke Doty
Gene Sapakoff column: While schools are starting to announce plans for fans at 2020 college football games, the best approach is extra-cautious to start and a player-friendly system allowing the entertainers on the field to profit from their efforts toward saving athletic departments and universities from red ink.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson doesn't just have a national championship contender warming up for a 2020 season that might or might not happen, it's one of Dabo Swinney's deepest and favorite teams.
Gene Sapakoff column: College football fans deserve more than all the mixed signals on COVID-19 policy, player safety, conference schedule plans and coaches' salaries. Among other things.
Gene Sapakoff column: Daniel Brooks, a rising senior at Bishop England High School, has spent the summer growing (he's already 6-8, 245) and adding fire to his scary fastball (already 94 mph), which means he projects as an early-round prospect for the 2021 Major League Baseball draft
Gene Sapakoff column: The Citadel, Charleston Southern, S.C. State, Furman, Wofford and other FCS programs would be much better off in the long run with a permanent move to spring football as the Power Five conferences are about to cut them out of fall money games.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is more than just 'the face of college football,' his leadership during a tumultuous summer has long-term impact potential
Gene Sapakoff column: April Shell has the honor of presenting her father, S.C. State graduate and former Pittsburgh Steelers star Donnie Shell, for his Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement.
Gene Sapakoff column: While Major League Baseball has postponed games when just a few players test positive for the coronavirus, South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp says his Gamecocks could play a game with as many as 30 COVID cases.
Gene Sapakoff: The South Carolina-Clemson football rivalry will come to an end in 2020 after 111 consecutive seasons. Tentatively. Probably. Maybe. Or not. Here are some ways the Gamecocks and Tigers might clash before New Year's Eve.
Gene Sapakoff column: Former Clemson basketball players and coaches are pitching in with a golf tournament to aid former Tigers star Sharone Wright, who lost a leg to a staph infection and has battled cancer.
Gene Sapakoff column: John Swofford leaves big shoes to fill but great timing leaves the ACC with at least eight great candidates for a major diversity hire as its new commissioner.
Gene Sapakoff column: Coastal Carolina was looking forward to a breakthrough football season with a big-money opener at South Carolina and a rare home game against a Power Five opponent, but what happens if none of that happens?
Gene Sapakoff column: As more NFL players express COVID-19 concerns, college football players should be encouraged by coaches to speak out on safety issues involved with staging a 2020 season.
Gene Sapakoff column: South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley this summer has taken more of an activist role, but a recent social media clash with former governor Nikki Haley and criticism of USC's athletic department diversity shows progress is a major challenge.
Gene Sapakoff column: COVID-19 spikes and liability concerns make a 2020 fall college football season less likely; a 2021 spring plan isn't perfect but looks better with a short season and an eight-team playoff
The University of South Carolina, called out by a South Carolina Press Association attorney on Tuesday for failing to respond to The Post and Courier's Freedom of Information Act query about Title IX and sex assault violation information filed in March, responded Wednesday. There were no relevant cases, a USC spokesperson said.
Gene Sapakoff column: 2020 college football season decisions mean dominoes falling that will impact all college sports at all levels.
Gene Sapakoff column: Travis Etienne has spent most of his time at Clemson in one shadow or the other and now he is overlooked as college football's top 2020 Heisman Trophy candidate