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2014 Season Preview

Everything you need to watch Carolina vs. A&M

Everything you need to know about the Gamecocks' season opener against the Aggies.

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Listen as we preview South Carolina's season-opening matchup with the Texas A&M Aggies.

The Final Cockdown: No. 1, Damiere Byrd

Speedy wide receiver looks to break out in final season.

The Final Cockdown: No. 1, Rico McWilliams

RS sophomore corner seeks breakthrough season.

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Gamecocks legitimate national championship contender

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Paul Myerberg of USA Today puts the Gamecocks fourth in his pre-season poll, and dubs them a legitimate contender for the national championship.

Bill Connelly previews the Gamecocks

SBNation put together a season preview for every team the Gamecocks play this year. Here they are in one nice, easy-to-find location.

Big changes in South Carolina's A&M depth chart

Five new starters and a handful of position changes headline the shake-ups in the Gamecocks' first depth chart of the 2014 season.

The Final Cockdown: No. 7, Shon Carson

RS junior tailback provides quality depth.

Final Cockdown: #8, Kaiwan Lewis

The New Jersey junior is poised to lead a--wait for it--experienced group of linebackers!

Defensive Back Rankings

Which SEC teams have the best secondaries?

The Final Cockdown: No. 10, Skai Moore

Sophomore linebacker looks to build on impressive freshman season.

The Final Cockdown: No. 11, Pharoh Cooper

Sophomore will play increased role in offense after prolific freshman season.

The Final Cockdown: No. 12, Brison Williams

Senior safety/corner will be looked to for leadership.

Here's a GIF of Steve Spurrier eating watermelon

Steve Spurrier stepped into the background of Dylan Thompson's post-practice interview and took a large bite of watermelon.

The Final Cockdown: No. 13, Tyler Hull

Can embattled Gamecocks punter retain starting job?

Latest on position battles at cornerback, safety

Following practice on Thursday morning, Lorenzo Ward provided updates on his young secondary.

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How does Mike Davis stack up against Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon?

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Cian Fahey of Rotoworld breaks down Mike Davis' film, comparing and contrasting him with Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon and assessing his value as an NFL prospect.

The Final Cockdown: No. 14, Ali Groves

RS freshman corner seeks to make it back from injuries and compete for playing time.

Over/unders for Mike Davis' 2014 stats right here

Bovada has released over/unders and odds for a few key counting stats, including rushing yardage and touchdown totals for South Carolina's Mike Davis.

How will the Gamecocks utilize the 3-4?

Get to know the 3-4 defense and how the Gamecocks might use it.

Freshman quarterback stood out on Tuesday morning

Steve Spurrier was pleased with the performance of the offense during practice on Tuesday morning. In particular, one freshman quarterback caught his eye.

Which true freshman will see the field in 2014?

Carolina has five freshmen with a chance to see immediate playing time.

The Final Cockdown: No. 17, Dylan Thompson

Battle-tested former backup gets his chance to be "the guy."

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Nosovitch: "I'm sticking around"

The sophomore quarterback-turned-tight end/wide receiver has decided to stick with the Gamecocks.

Nosovitch: "I'm sticking around"

Sophomore quarterback Brendan Nosovitch has decided not to transfer from South Carolina.

SEC Power Poll Ballot: Runningbacks

Who has the best runningback groups in the SEC?

The Final Cockdown: No. 20, T.J. Gurley

Will talented junior get back to form after 2012 knee injury?

Spurrier updates the status of Nosovitch, Blue

Steve Spurrier answered questions about Brendan Nosovitch, Joe Blue, and the SEC Network following practice on Thursday morning.

The Final Cockdown: No. 21, Marcquis Roberts

Roberts provides depth at linebacker.

Nosovitch at practice, might stay after all

Buried on the depth chart in Columbia, the former three-star signee has decided to seek better opportunities elsewhere.

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Dylan Thompson explains his Thor shirt

Senior quarterback Dylan Thompson talked to the media about his Thor shirt, errant snaps from the centers, and the toughness of the 2014 Gamecocks.

The Final Cockdown: No. 22, Brandon Wilds

RS junior tailback provides proven backup.