Jadeveon Clowney knows he has a good shot at winning the Heisman Trophy, Justin Hunter is going pro, Dabo gets a front row seat to a drum circle of cows, plus lots of recruiting news.
Leading the charge in today's daily feed are some tweets emanating from Monday night's post-practice press availability:
Jadeveon Clowney told us he doesn't plan on getting a insurance policy next year. I'm guessing someone at least attempts to change his mind.— SportsTalk (@sportstalksc) December 17, 2012
Chaz Sutton sent in NFL paperwork, just to see what scouts say for him in '14. Not going anywhere.— David Cloninger (@DCAtGCKCentral) December 17, 2012
Michigan chose to wear white jerseys as the home team, so USC will go with all-garnet.— David Cloninger (@DCAtGCKCentral) December 17, 2012
Jadeveon Clowney on Heisman: "It’s a possibility. I just keep playing my game, and I probably have a shot at winning next year."— Josh Kendall (@JoshatTheState) December 18, 2012
Clowney: "Probably if I'll be the No. 1 pick in the draft, I'll still buy fake earrings and tell people they're real."— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) December 18, 2012
Clowney: "My teammates be like, 'Man, why don't you drive your car?' Man, you know how much gas costs?" Usually hitches rides.— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) December 17, 2012
Dabo Swinney watching a Chick-fil-A cow drumline
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Early enrollment is becoming the norm in SEC recruiting
UGA's '13 class illustrates that more high school football prospects are choosing to graduate early to enroll in college. Fueled at both ends, it's a trend likely to continue.
USC makes top eight with Georgia lineman
Junior OL Orlando Brown Jr. of Marietta, GA Sunday revealed his top eight schools: South Carolina, Alabama, Michigan, Oregon, Ohio State, Iowa, Florida and Georgia. At 6'8'' and 339 pounds, Brown is a massive offensive tackle prospect, rated 4 stars by 247 Sports.
Wiggins to visit USC in January
DB Shaq Wiggins of Tyrone, GA remains committed to Georgia 100 percent but will take four more official visits to include USC. Could the Gamecocks repay the Bulldogs the favor of flipping Brendan Langley?
USC back in the mix with Cooper
USC was the leader for WR Corey Cooper of Raleigh back in early April, but Cooper committed to the Cardinals in July. After deciding that Papa John's stadium was just a little too far from home, Cooper decommitted and is opening back up his recruitment.
2014 DT Poona Ford visited the Gamecocks for bowl practice (subscription required)
The most recent offer handed out by South Carolina was to 2014 defensive tackle Poona Ford, who made the trip to Columbia on Sunday afternoon for bowl practice.