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South Carolina Football: How Steve Spurrier Opened Georgia Recruiting Pipeline

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has always had a simple philosophy when it comes to recruiting the talent-rich state of Georgia.
"I’ve always said they can’t all go to Georgia," Spurrier said. "So if we’re next in line, we’re going to get some very good players.”
Recruiting the state of Georgia didn't start with Spurrier's arrival.

South Carolina Football: Breaking Down the Top 2015 Target at Each Position

Even with all eyes on the 2014 South Carolina football season, some of the focus will shift to the 2015 recruiting class. 
The Gamecocks have a golden opportunity to haul in some elite recruits. South Carolina has already landed top prospects, but there is still work to be done. 
Steve Spurrier's staff will be out on the recruiting trails looking to fill in the roster with great talents. 

South Carolina Football: 5 Things Standing in the Way of an SEC Championship

Each of the last three seasons, South Carolina has finished 11-2, including 6-2 in the SEC, but it hasn't been quite enough to get the Gamecocks into the conference championship game.
South Carolina should be well positioned once again to challenge for an SEC East title and a shot at the championship.
The talent is more or less in place for another big year, there are questions surrounding the other teams in the SEC East and the schedule sets up favorably.

Former USC QB Stephen Garcia: Gamecocks Will Play in SEC Championship Game

South Carolina spring practice is wrapped and who better to break down the biggest stories than former Gamecocks QB Stephen Garcia?
Fifth-year senior QB Dylan Thompson has some huge shoes to fill now that Connor Shaw has left for the NFL. Thompson knows the system, but does he have the skills to lead South Carolina over the hump to reach the SEC Championship game?

South Carolina Football: Spurrier's 4 Biggest Concerns Post-Spring Practice

South Carolina's spring practice season is in the books now. It was a fairly quiet spring, which leaves some concerns. 
Head ball coach Steve Spurrier kept the annual Garnet and Black Spring Game as a relaxing contest where younger players earned some reps, and the projected starters coasted through the motions. 
Some of the concerns with the Gamecocks were not addressed much in the spring game because these will be concerns right through the heart of the season. 

South Carolina Football: Top 5 Performers from the Gamecock Spring Game

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier got almost everything he wanted out of Saturday's spring game.
The coaches got to see how the younger players performed in game conditions while providing a fun and entertaining day for the fans.
The only negative came on the injury front. Tailback Shon Carson suffered a shoulder injury.

South Carolina Football: Steve Spurrier Not Giving Anything Away in Spring Game

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Black team beat the Garnet team, 28-10, in South Carolina's annual spring football game, but don't take it seriously.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier certainly doesn't.
For Spurrier, it's all about putting on a good show for the fans, avoiding injuries and having a little fun along the way.
Spurrier's casual approach was highlighted by his "off the bench" play.

South Carolina Football: Complete Spring Game Preview

Gamecocks fans, football season is finally here.
Well, sort of. 
South Carolina ends its spring season with the annual Garnet and Black spring football game, and it's the first dose of big-stage South Carolina football since the 2013 season's bowl game. 
The Gamecocks have been hard at work this spring trying to find answers to fill the defense and turn the offense into a finely tuned machine. 

Steve Spurrier Ready for Run at SEC Title, but Not Before Golf Season

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina finishes up spring practice with its annual spring game on Saturday, and then the Gamecocks will enter the voluntary offseason workouts phase of their preparation for the 2014 season.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier will enter a different phase as well.
He calls it “golf season.”
“I don’t play at all during the football season,” Spurrier said. “So it’s my time to get out and enjoy golf, although I don’t play nearly as much as people seem to think I do.”

4 Unanswered Questions Heading into South Carolina's Spring Game

It's almost time for the Gamecocks' football season to really get back on the radar as South Carolina's spring game approaches. 
This Saturday, the Gamecocks will showcase how they have progressed throughout the spring in the Garnet and Black game. 
While the team has made long strides this spring, there are still some unanswered questions lingering around this football team. 
These questions have been the persistent topics throughout the offseason, and some could get answered during the spring game. 

South Carolina Football: 5 Players to Watch in Spring Game

What: South Carolina spring game
When: Noon ET, April 12.
Where: Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina's spring game is Saturday, and although a lot of the established starters will take most of the day off, it's a great time for younger players to make an impression on the coaching staff.
Invariably, there will be a few "spring game heroes" who are never heard from again, but it's also not uncommon for a previously unknown talent to use the game as his personal coming-out party.

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