| SEC Rant|| List of players attending draft day in NYC - scrooster on 4/22/14 at 6:35 pm|
Take from it what you may. Not sure which one of these will actually be called to the stage early-on, but these must be the ones that are assuming they will go in the first round.
Eta: 11 from the SEC.
3 from A&M and Bama
1 from LS...
| SEC Recruiting|| Bama owns 10% of the nation's Top 100 with ten months to go. - scrooster on 4/22/14 at 9:06 am|
[link=(http://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/recruiting/alabama-back-at-no1-again/)][b]SDS - Bama dominating early recruiting rankings.[/b][/link]
[quote][i]Excerpted as follows:[/i]
For a good chunk of 2014, Alabama didn’t occupy the nation’s No. 1 recruiting ranking. But in a one-weekend span, ...
| SEC Rant|| Pinkel tweets MIZ bowl rings ... - scrooster on 4/19/14 at 1:34 pm|
[b]Coach Gary Pinkel ?@garypinkel [/b] · 1m
The new bowl rings are in! MIZ! GP pic.twitter.com/9RBDjp4nBk
Cannot get the pic to post in the image tags.
Lemme try this instead.
| South Carolina Sports|| OT: Speaking of A'ja Wilson and Heathwood Hall ... - scrooster on 4/18/14 at 7:14 pm|
My visit there the other day, to see A'ja Wilson commit, brought back some memories of my daughters' days there and one of my oldest daughter's classmates.
I doubt any of you are old enough to remember this, but it is worth revisiting from time to time to keep it in the collective consciousness o...
| Off-Topic Board|| Sort of weird, but she's nice looking and very athletic ... - scrooster on 2/10/14 at 8:38 am|
... and she's a breeder. Brynn Cameron.
It's confusing. Obviously she is not playing with a full deck.
[link=(http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/dish/201309/report-blake-griffin-had-child-brynn-cameron-mother-matt-leinarts-son)]Report: Blake Griffin Had A Child With Brynn Cameron, The Mother Of...
| SEC Rant|| 5 Days and counting, only LSU comes close, grinders need not apply ... - scrooster on 2/9/14 at 10:55 am|
SEC Baseball - anyone start earlier than the 14th? This coming Friday it all begins all over again. LSU ... :cheers:
[b]SCAR baseball bonefides[/b]:
• 2 National Championships – 2010, 2011
• 4 College World Series Runner-Ups – 1975, 1977, 2002, 2012
• 11 College World Series Appear...
| SEC Recruiting|| Dayum, listen to this FL HS coach rail against FSU - scrooster on 2/5/14 at 10:17 pm|
This is damning, and the way he goes about ripping FSU with a laugh ... it's worth listening to. And the longer he goes the better he gets. By the time ten minutes rolls around he's rolling it all up together and making it clear he is going to talk bad about FSU and never will another one of his p...
| SEC Recruiting|| ESPN: SEC Signing Day Wrap-Up - scrooster on 2/5/14 at 7:51 pm|
Excerpted as follows, linked in its entirety above:
There is no question Alabama had the top overall class. The Cri...
| SEC Rant|| UT's refueling station ... - scrooster on 2/5/14 at 12:50 pm|
I gotta admit, that's pretty cool.
SCAR does something similar but not to that degree. I guess we've got some catching-up to do once our nutrition guys see that video.
Anyone else see that on the ESPN recruiting show?
UT has an area they refer to as "the refueling station...
| SEC Rant|| Wake up beatches, it's NSD! - scrooster on 2/5/14 at 4:15 am|
Seems like it's getting more and more anti-climactic every year.
It marks the beginning of the next football season ...
1 - Recruiting season/Signing Day
2 - Spring Practice
3 - Regular season
4 - Bowl season
Any major recruiting surprises today? Flips, last second pickups or losses?
| SEC Rant|| Carolina #1 for tenth straight week. AU, UGA, A&M top ten ... - scrooster on 2/4/14 at 2:39 pm|
[quote][b]COLUMBIA, S.C.[/b] - The University of South Carolina equestrian team is ranked No. 1 for the tenth straight week in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) rankings, it was announced today. The Gamecocks have been ranked No. 1 since Dec. 2, after setting a program record wit...
| SEC Rant|| 12th Man and "Why not us," both stolen from the SEC ... - scrooster on 2/2/14 at 10:35 pm|
Everyone knows the 12th man was stolen from A&M.
"Why not us," which we heard them say eighteen times tonight, was stolen from SCAR and the HBC ... [link=(http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/sec/2004-11-22-south-carolina-spurrier_x.htm)]Spurrier to SCAR, "Why not us?" 11/22/200...
| South Carolina Sports|| National Championships at South Carolina - scrooster on 1/31/14 at 1:18 pm|
Take a shot, in order, name the [u][b]next[/b][/u] five National Championships at South Carolina:
1 - Equestrian (within the next two years counting this one)
2 - Baseball (within the next two years counting this one)
3 - Women's Basketball (within the next three years counting this one)
4 - M...
| South Carolina Sports|| So I'm at breakfast with the boys this morning ... - scrooster on 1/30/14 at 10:44 am|
Thursday morning breakfast we do at the Waffle House by Billy Brice once a month.
Typical conversation about wives, beer, cigars, football, etc.
We took up three tables this morning which kind of surprised me considering the weather - was glad I decided to go.
So we're talking about recruit...
| South Carolina Sports|| Now all we need is A'Ja ... - scrooster on 1/29/14 at 5:52 pm|
Nikki Mccray ?@NikkiMccray15 30s
Congrats to future #Gamecockwbb players Bianca Cuevas and Jatarie White being named to McDonald's All-America Team tonight!
| SEC Rant|| Way back when, when Doug Flutie was the most exciting white QB in world history - scrooster on 1/29/14 at 10:32 am|
... how did Flutie do in the USFL, CFL and NFL? Was he first round multi-millions worthy?
Wasn't that right about the time LBs and DEs were getting bigger and faster and changing the game, taking away from the rambling scrambling Fran Tarkenton type QBs?
Is Manziel better than, or even equal ...
| South Carolina Sports|| Frank McGuire Way - scrooster on 1/27/14 at 12:18 pm|
My wife and I were fortunate enough to be there, and there is a lot missing on this video as far as some of the events, some of the special guests, etc., but this gives you a real good feel for what went down during the formal ceremony.
Here's the crazy thing.
I remember, like it was yesterday...
| SEC Rant|| DLine coaches around the SEC ... - scrooster on 1/26/14 at 11:03 am|
So it's not just the players that make SEC DLines so formidable, but suddenly everyone has come to the realization that the SEC also has some of the finest DLine coaches as well?
UGA's got Rocker now.
UF's got Brad Lawing.
SCAR has Deke Adams.
Bama has Bo Davis now.
Auburn has Rodney ...
| South Carolina Sports|| Lost another guard - scrooster on 1/16/14 at 6:40 am|
#4, Tyrone, the transfer, broken foot, gone for the season....
| SEC Rant|| Highest paid SEC Staffs (not counting HC salary and commissions) .... - scrooster on 1/15/14 at 8:34 am|
Highest-paid staffs in SEC prior to staff changes following the 2013 season
([i]South Carolina's staff will receive a substantial pay raise Thursday morning that will put them in the $3.3 million per year range.[/i])
1. LSU $4.57 million
2. Alabama $4.46 million
3. Auburn $3.5 million
| South Carolina Sports|| Spurrier's salary bumped to $4 million. - scrooster on 1/15/14 at 8:25 am|
[link=(http://www.gogamecocks.com/2014/01/15/519069/spurrier-to-receive-raise-to-4.html)]$4 million dollar raise[/link]
And well worth it IMHO.
The university’s Board of Trustees is set to meet via teleconference at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday to vote on and approve contract extensions and ...
| SEC Rant|| Still not "Clowney Fast:" Georgia's Wiggins arrested for suspended license - scrooster on 1/13/14 at 11:20 am|
[quote]ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins has been released on bail following his arrest for driving with a suspended license.
According to Athens-Clarke County police spokeswoman Hilda Sorrow, Wiggins was pulled over Sunday night for speeding after he was clocked driving 52 mil...
| SEC Rant|| Conference bowl records over the past 5 seasons .... - scrooster on 1/13/14 at 11:03 am|
More dominating than some might have thought it would be, here are the conference bowl records over the course of the past five seasons. Who are the 18 bowl losers from the conference, what year and what bowl?
Big 12 (20-19)
| SEC Rant|| Which programs keep succesful staffs totally intact? - scrooster on 1/12/14 at 9:40 pm|
And which ones may not return next year totally intact, but because of their own choosing and because of an intentional upgrade?
So far SCAR remains totally intact as does LSU, correct? Auburn as well, amirite?
Bama has suffered some losses but is making repairs as they go.
UGA is in flux, ...
| SEC Rant|| Vol fans - what if Saban/Kiffin pulled a Bowden/Scott? - scrooster on 1/11/14 at 11:37 am|
Long story short. Brad Scott is fairly well despised among Gamecock fans as the coach that almost destroyed our program. Brad Scott was, of course, the OC under Bobby Bowden at FSU when they won their '94 MNC. Scott was considered a hot commodity so Mike McGee hired him, (same AD who hired Holtz and...
| SEC Rant|| Special Teams - scrooster on 1/7/14 at 9:21 pm|
Damn ... if ever there was a game to show in the film room to illustrate the importance of special teams - Monday night was it.
Missed chip shot FG ... could'a used those three pts.
Roughing the kicker ... automatic 1st down that led to a score.
Allowed the fake punt ... totally changed mom...
| SEC Rant|| The three teams to finish in the Top 10 in the country over the past 3 seasons? - scrooster on 1/7/14 at 11:22 am|
You've probably already assumed, correctly, that SCAR is one of the three.
Who are the other two?
Three teams finished in the Top 10 the past three seasons ... something that is evidently fairly difficult to do for three consecutive seasons....
| Coaching Changes|| So if Strong goes to Texas, and Boom came from Texas ... - scrooster on 1/3/14 at 10:42 pm|
... will Gator fans regret not hiring Strong when they had the chance, or will they blame that on Urbie sticking around another year or Foley allowing Urbie to stick around another year?..... or whatever, so much drama. (Eta: stop and think about it, Texas and UF basically traded coaches in waiting...
| SEC Rant|| We knew it was coming from Stoops, and here it is ... - scrooster on 1/3/14 at 2:21 pm|
After Oklahoma toppled Alabama in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Thursday, Sooners coach Bob Stoops said he wouldn't have to...
| South Carolina Sports|| Help me to name every early departure, for the NFL, in our history iywp ... - scrooster on 1/2/14 at 12:13 pm|
The first one I personally remember was Monty Means, but I'm almost certain there was one in the 80s under Joe Mo who I am forgetting.
Who are some of the others?