Clowney A Consensus All-American

University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues to garner postseason accolades. He was named first team All-American by both the Associated Press and ESPN.com on Tuesday. Clowney set new South Carolina standards for sacks in a season with 13, tackles for loss in a season with 21.5 and sacks in a single game with 4.5 versus Clemson. He has […]

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Clowney named Hendricks Award Winner

The Ted Hendricks Foundation proudly announces the winner of the 2012 Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award is University of South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney. This is the first-time a sophomore has won the award for the nation’s top defensive end.  Clowney claimed nearly two-thirds of the final-round votes, which is a new record as well.  Clowney is a […]

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Two Gamecocks named First Team All-SEC

University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and junior return specialist Ace Sanders were named to the first-team All-SEC squad as selected by the league’s coaches. Clowney is second in the nation in sacks with 13 and tackles for loss with 21.5, both single-season school records. Sanders set the South Carolina single-season record for punt return yards with […]

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Spurrier receives Two-Year Extension

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees has approved a two-year contract extension for head football coach Steve Spurrier. The contract extension keeps the Head Ball Coach in charge of the Gamecock football program through the 2017 season. Coach Spurrier led the Gamecocks to a 10-2 regular season record in 2012, reaching double-digits in wins in back-to-back seasons for […]

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Clowney unanimous AP All-SEC Selection

University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was a unanimous selection to the Associated Press first-team All-SEC squad. Clowney is second in the nation in both sacks (13.0) and tackles for loss (21.5), both single season school records. He is a finalist for the Nagurski, Lombardi, Bednarik and Hendricks awards as well.

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Boyd named ACC Player of the Year

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd was named the overall Player of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday. Earlier Boyd was named first-team All-ACC for the second straight year and is the first Clemson quarterback to be a two-time first-team selection since Steve Fuller in 1977 and 1978. Boyd is the seventh different […]

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Boyd and Freeman named First-Team All-Americans

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd and center Dalton Freeman have both been named first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association.   Both players are the first to make a first-team All-America team at their position in Clemson history. This is just the third time since the American Football Coaches Association began selecting an All-America team in 1945 that the quarterback and center were […]

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Clemson Players named First-Team All-ACC

Clemson had six of the 11 All-ACC players on offense according to the All-ACC team released by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association on Monday.  The six Clemson players who made first-team were quarterback Tajh Boyd, center Dalton Freeman, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, running back Andre Ellington, tight end Brandon Ford and offensive tackle Brandon Thomas. This is the first […]

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Clemson honored for Graduation Success Rate

Clemson is one of 18 schools to be honored by the American Football Coaches Association for its graduation success rate of at least 90%. Each year the AFCA presents an academic achievement award to the school with the highest Graduation Success Rate and announces an honorable mention list. Stanford and Northwestern both recorded Graduation Success Rates of 100% for the […]

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West-Oak Football Coach Resigns

WGOG reports that West-Oak High School head football Coach Jay Brannon has resigned.  Earnestine Williams, Director of Human Resources for the School District of Oconee County confirmed the resignation.  In late October, Brannon’s West-Oak Warriors completed an 0-10 season.  He is expected to remain a teacher at West-Oak High School.  Brannon was the seventh head coach in the school’s history, […]

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