Dabo Swinney: The University in this state always has been and always will be Clemson and it's right here in Clemson, South Carolina. I'm proud of who we are. I know who we are at Clemson. I know where we're going (12.1.11)
Athlon: 2012 SEC Schedule Analysis. h/t FW! UGA has the easiest schedule in the conference and South Carolina has the toughest schedule of any Eastern division team. Purely coincidence, Gamecock Fans. Uncle Mike Slive likes some nephews more than others, and if he gives your cousin 10 presents, while you get just two, you should shut up and open what's in front of you. Expected narrative from Birmingham: Uncle Mike loves you all equally - for the most part. Expected narrative from the Classic City politburo - Athlons R anti-Dwag haterz 2!
The Big Spur: Won Anyway . (Free content) Justin King writes an inspiring season recap. If he keeps this up, I'm almost ready to forget the post-ECU "A Leader Emerges" video.
AJC: Steve Spurrier lands Atlanta football star for South Carolina Gamecocks. Write up on USC's latest verbal commitment, K Nicholas St. Germain. Seems like a very nice young man. Welcome aboard, Nick.
Marietta Daily Jounral: McEachern kicker joins fellow Indians at South Carolina Read. A write up on St. Germain from his local paper.
Gamecock Central: David Clonniger gives his Report Card on USC-Nebraska. (Free content)
Gamecock Central: Gamecocks in the NFL - Playoff Edition. (Free content). Checking up on some old friends.
Fox Carolina: Capitol One Bowl game T-shirts are hard to find in Upstate. Slow news day!
Lady Gamecock Basketball
The State: Chris Dearing writes that Defense leads way for Staley’s Gamecocks .
Gamecock Anthem: Gamecocks host #24 Vanderbilt. (Free Content) A good test for Dawn Staley's squad as SEC play opens; the team motto is "We Believe." Count me in.
John Swofford Suicide Watch News
ESPN ACC Blog: Clemson collapses on ACC's biggest stage. Now you've done it - Heather is pissed!
Cocky Country: New Year, Same Old Dabo. Katie twists the knife. And she posted it at the half, too.
Mr. SEC; Report: AU’s Dyer Filing Paperwork To Enroll At Arkansas State. The rumor that Michael Dyer is following Gus Malzaahn back to the "Natural State" (which is by way of digression the worst state nickname of all time) has been percolating for several days. Keep in mind it's still all rumor, but it's got to be a major distraction for the Chiz.
Track 'Em Tigers: Jay Coulter posts: Transfer Rumors Swirl Around Dyer.
Go Vols Extra: Derek Dooley clears the air; asks for patience in hirings. Nothing to see. No need for concern. Move along. These were not the
droids recruits you were looking for.
Mr SEC: Some historical perspective from John Pennington: SEC-Big Ten Bowl Rivalry Turned During UF-OSU BCS Title Game . And, my, has it turned.
SDS: Jon writes about SEC Bowl Game Studs Through Six Games .