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South Carolina football's newest promotional video for the 2014 season, wants to explain to you what a Gamecock is...

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Originally published on SECRant.com

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Im glad to hear bigdaddy weigh in on the "cock" discussion. In fact "peckerhead" was one of the weekend gameday posts I saw as I drove down fraternity row several years back....thanks for jogging my memory..and......Geaux peckerheads!!!!
Reply33 months
Speaking agriculturally, I feel I may be able to shed light on this subject. As most know the male avian that we refer to as chickens are properly called cocks, however that term has been used for many rude and crude terminology limited people the last fifty years, yet South Carolina in an attempt to create something unique about there program continue to use this term today, it always gets a mild smile or depending on the amount of alcohol consumed. A real belly laugh ensues. Alas though they choose the least of two evils and that is the fact they know the one thing a chicken has that no other animal has. His pecker on his head, therefore the term peckerhead, so they settled on cocks, what other choice did they have. Hopefully this clears the discussion up. Go peckerheads.
Reply33 months
Hummmm...I have followed the gamecocks since they entered the SEC and have some other ideas they may use in helping us to understand exactly what a "gamecock" is........I have read many definitions that have been posted by fraternities on game weekends at the BR campus and think they may well have ideas too....I wish I could remember which "cock" posts would help our understanding the most..lol
Reply33 months
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