Why Clowney's Ribs Are An Existential Crisis For College Football

Each week during college football season we put the conventional polls to shame by ranking every FBS team from 1-125, by whatever standard we see fit. As always, last week's rankings were not consulted. » 10/09/13 5:32pm 10/09/13 5:32pm

Jadeveon Clowney Shouldn't Play Until He Gets Paid

South Carolina's all-world DE Jadeveon Clowney didn't play this weekend with a muscle strain, or maybe bruised ribs, and also some bone spurs in his foot. He's not been particularly clear on the ailment, or the state of his recovery, and the Gamecocks were surprised and confused that Clowney himself made the call to… » 10/08/13 2:09pm 10/08/13 2:09pm

South Carolina Spiked A TV Program Featuring A Slurring Steve Spurrier

Like most Division I head football coaches, Steve Spurrier is contractually obligated to appear on an eponymous television program every week following one of his team's games. This week's program—a recap of the Gamecocks' narrow win over UCF in Orlando Saturday—is very quickly being erased from existence. We want to… » 10/02/13 10:18am 10/02/13 10:18am

Ron Morris Again Allowed To Cover Steve Spurrier And South Carolina

A day after Jim Romenesko reported that Steve Spurrier had bullied The State into banning Ron Morris, a columnist often critical of Spurrier and the Gamecocks program, from writing about South Carolina football, the newspaper has backed off its stance. » 9/12/13 7:33pm 9/12/13 7:33pm

Football Must Be Here: Shirtless Steve Spurrier Is Making The Rounds

We're not positive when this photo was taken, but so what? Photos of Steve Spurrier shirtless (and barefoot!) and again giving zero fucks are bouncing around the internet. Which can only mean one thing: Football season is at last upon us. » 8/09/13 11:25am 8/09/13 11:25am

How Jadeveon Clowney Got Nicknamed "Doo-Doo," And Is Not Sidd Finch

Via Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World, we get the best detail of Jadeveon Clowney's life yet: He was nicknamed "Doo-Doo" as a child for taking a shit in a swimming pool. It's humanizing, funny, and another reminder that Clowney is not Sidd Finch. » 8/04/13 4:21pm 8/04/13 4:21pm

I Can't Stop Looking At Steve Spurrier In A Fast-Food Restaurant

I'm not sure what part of this photo of Steve Spurrier in a fast-food restaurant I like the most. That suit with the undone tie that makes him look like he just slept in his car? The sunglasses indoors? That thumbs-up and facial expression of utter satisfaction as he reaches into the condiment station? The guy in the… » 7/19/13 8:47am 7/19/13 8:47am

Winter's Almost Over: Steve Spurrier Is Shirtless Again

Forget Punxsutawney Phil and shadows: The surest indication that spring is just around the corner is Steve Spurrier parading around Columbia without a shirt. Right on time, there's the Old Ball Coach providing us with his annual reminder yesterday at South Carolina's spring practice. Feeling warmer already,… » 3/06/13 2:15pm 3/06/13 2:15pm

Bucket-Hat Clemson Bro Flipping The Double Bird Is Mesmerizing

Clemson lost to in-state rival South Carolina again tonight 27-17, making it four Palmetto Bowls in a row for the SEC's Gamecocks. While the Tigers had a rowdy Death Valley pushing them to what looked like a possible win, they were simply overpowered in the end—leaving coach Dabo Swinney searching for his first win… » 11/25/12 12:32am 11/25/12 12:32am

Steve Spurrier Says Marcus Lattimore Dislocated His Knee, Thinks He…

Steve Spurrier met with Marcus Lattimore Sunday morning and said the junior running back's spirits were not dampened by this devastating injury. Spurrier informed the press that Lattimore suffered a dislocated knee and "South Carolina team doctor Jeffrey Guy was able to put Lattimore's knee back in place soon after he… » 10/28/12 3:24pm 10/28/12 3:24pm