Gene Sapakoff column: Forget a game plan on defense for Saturday's game against Chattanooga; South Carolina needs an extra week of tackling drills to shore up a glaring weakness bad enough to set new records.
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
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
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson's football winning machine will go on but the Tigers will never be able to duplicate the combined leadership of Hunter Renfrow and Christian Wilkins
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.
Gene Sapakoff: Why defensive coordinator Brent Venables is happy with the progress of his Clemson defense going into the college football stretch drive, starting with a big game at Boston College
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.