John Whittle: Gamecocks look to get ground game going. "Spurrier has promised that redshirt freshman David Williams will get the football this week against East Carolina."
The Rubber Chickens: ‘Boning Up on ECU. "The college football season starts this Saturday." I wish.
Charlotte Observer: East Carolina ready to get physical against Gamecocks. "'I’ve been hearing they want to run the ball and things like that, and we’re happy they want to run the ball,' said East Carolina inside linebacker Zeek Bigger. 'We’ll be there for that and we’ll show them that we can stop the run."
Gamecocksonline: Cory Burkarth & Andy Demetra Preview South Carolina-East Carolina and Gamecocks Make Final Preparations for ECU."[Brison] Williams is considered day-to-day according to Ward with a bruised right arm. 'He hurt his forearm in a field goal rush situation,' said Ward, 'but he's getting better every day.'"
Bleacher Report: East Carolina Pirates vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Odds, Prediction. "The Gamecocks might be angry heading into this one, and that doesn't bode well for an East Carolina team that has to replace three starters along the offensive line and seven starters on defense."
August Chronicle: Gamecocks in need of turnaround. "The resounding defeat to the Aggies exposed some uncomfortable truths about the Gamecocks program."
Gamecock Cereal: Rixon explains How South Carolina gave up 680 yards.
Yahoo! Sports: No. 21 South Carolina seeks spark to running game.
GoUpstate: Big game doesn't prove satisfying to USC's Jones.
isportsweb: South Carolina Football: Gamecocks set sights on ECU.
MrSEC.com: What!? Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin Plays The "No Respect" Card. John also has an editorial about SEC cupcakes.
AJC: Bulldogs happy to get rare early bye. They're just born under a lucky star, I guess. Also - Dylan Thompson strives to provide leadership for South Carolina.
ESPN SEC Blog: Well, I'm glad we got that settled - Georgia coach Mark Richt: Trash-talking letter to a Clemson fan is 'bogus'. Round up the usual suspects. Also - SEC Week 2 predictions and Teams with the most to prove in Week 2.
Athlon: SEC Week 2 Preview and Predictions.
CBS Sports: SEC Predictions: Week 2. "Fun Fact: Spurrier is 6-0 against teams from the state of North Carolina during his career at South Carolina."
NBC CFT: 11-year-old boy signs with Army, joins Black Knights. Go Army!