NFL Gamecocks Update: Practice squad: QB Dylan Thompson will return to 49ers and Damiere Byrd makes Panthers’ practice squad. Great news and not unexpected for either.
On the Injury Front: USC’s Connor Mitch, Brandon Wilds Suffering Injuries Against UNC. Read it all. Also - As far as QB Connor Mitch, it's probably a good bet he will start against UK, but the injuries to WRs Deebo Samuel and Terry Googer, along with RB Brandon Wilds are pretty concerning for our next contest.
Garnet & Cocky: Sanders Early posts Shon Carson: The Unexpected Hero and The Impact of Cody Waldrop's Injury. I knew Cody was injured at practice but I hadn't realized he hadn't played a down in the nCar game.
Spurs & Feathers: Previewing the Kentucky football team. A good overview of the Wildcats' personnel changes since last season.
KentuckySports.com: Cats have to get better against the run.
Vaughtviews: Steve Spurrier on UK: "Their athletes are fast and quick, quarterback has played a bunch and they’re a real solid team."
247: Sunday with Spurrier: Gamecocks 'fortunate' to beat UNC by John Whittle.
The Rubber Chickens: The Transitive Property Report – Week 1.
O'Burg Times & Democrat: Dig in for an odd year at QB for USC - commentary by the Post & Courier's Gene Sapakoff.
Gamecock Cereal: Sean Kelly aka The Playmaker? Love that he audibled into the trick play.
GamecocksOnline: Men's Golf Ranked No. 7 in Golfweek’s Preseason Countdown. Impressive.
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