COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has had the same message driven home nearly each day since taking the job last December: Beat Clemson.
Missouri and South Carolina have been mirror images of each other for much of the season.
Both of them were blown out by Tennessee and Texas A&M but played Kentucky tough in a loss. Both have played three different quarterbacks due to injuries, forcing each of them to lean on their star running backs.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Shane Beamer had a strong, concise message to his resurgent South Carolina players this week: Stop thinking about a bowl game.
That's nearly impossible after the Gamecocks moved to the edge of postseason eligibility with their 40-17 stunner over Florida.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When Shane Beamer accepted the South Carolina job last December, he recalled his days as Steve Spurrier's assistant and the big wins and raucous atmosphere when the Gamecocks were rolling.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's graduate assistant coach turned quarterback Zeb Noland will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
The team said in a statement Noland would have the procedure Tuesday and be available for the Gamecocks' next contest against Florida on Nov.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina starting quarterback Luke Doty needs surgery on his injured foot and will miss the rest of the season.
Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Tuesday Doty would have the operation later this week and would not return until spring practice.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former graduate assistant coach Zeb Noland is set to start at quarterback for South Carolina against No. 17 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Sunday night starter Luke Doty re-injured his foot in a 21-20 victory over Vanderbilt and Noland would make his fourth start of the season when South Carolina (4-3, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) travels to play the Aggies (5-2, 2-2).
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zeb Noland's played more than enough football to be ready when called on and cherish the moments of success. The former graduate assistant did both to rally South Carolina to its first Southeastern Conference win in more than year.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — There may be debate over the Southeastern Conference's top team this season. After Saturday, though, there should be little doubt about who's at the bottom when Vanderbilt faces South Carolina.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Part of the growth process of a college football program is getting the players to believe.
Tennessee's last two Southeastern Conference victories have played a significant role in the development of first-year coach Josh Heupel's team.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two of the Southeastern Conference’s new head coaches will square off when South Carolina visits Tennessee this week.
Shane Beamer will lead the Gamecocks into Knoxville on Saturday to take on Josh Heupel and the Volunteers in a pivotal test for both teams.
First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has a message for worried Gamecock fans: “The sky is not falling.”
Beamer hopes his team has an improved showing this week against Troy of the Sun Belt Conference on Saturday can further help talk supporters off the ledge.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has an extra reminder for his undefeated Wildcats at South Carolina: Be ready for a loud, wild atmosphere unlike anything they've seen in a while.
The Wildcats (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) haven't experienced a full-sized, full-throated opposing crowd for nearly two seasons.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina sophomore Luke Doty will get his first start of the season at quarterback.
Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Tuesday that Doty would get the call at home against Kentucky on Saturday night.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Adam Anderson believes No. 2 Georgia's defense hasn't come close to realizing its potential.
Anderson said the Bulldogs can generate much more havoc.
“We can get so much better,” Anderson said Monday before Georgia (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) began its practice schedule for Saturday's visit to Vanderbilt (1-2, 0-0).
South Carolina (2-0) at No. 2 Georgia (2-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Line: Georgia by 31 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has new challenge with his first-year program — handling early success.
The Gamecocks, picked sixth in the seven-team SEC East Division, are 2-0 for the first time in four years and just the second time since starting 2012 with six straight wins under Steve Spurrier, who Beamer worked for at South Carolina.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The turnovers and penalties kept coming to put South Carolina in a 14-point hole. An aggressive defense, a stick-with-it running game and a clutch kick kept the Gamecocks from stumbling.
South Carolina coach Shane Beamer savored his team earning a shutout victory to start his tenure. He’s also focused on improving smaller details, like cutting down on penalties.
The Gamecocks visit East Carolina on Saturday after committing eight penalties for 61 yards in the 46-0 win against Eastern Illinois.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kevin Harris is finally healthy enough to play college football again after his breakthrough season as one of the Southeastern Conference's top rushers.
Harris finished with 1,138 yards rushing and 15 touchdowns, leading the SEC with 113.8 yards a game last season.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach turned quarterback Zeb Noland threw for four touchdowns on 13 completions as the Gamecocks beat Eastern Illinois 46-0 on Saturday night.
It was the debut for South Carolina coach Shane Beamer.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer counseled his team this week not to let emotions overwhelm them in their season opener with Eastern Illinois.
“And I told the guys," Beamer recalled with a grin, "I'm in the same boat.”
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In less than two weeks, Zeb Noland has gone of from helping South Carolina players prepare for the season to being named the Gamecocks starting quarterback.
In an odd twist, the one-time team grad assistant will start the year as South Carolina's QB against Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer believes is new team is closer to the dominance it showed a decade ago than the way it performed the past couple of seasons.
Beamer, the son of Virginia Tech coaching great Frank Beamer, got his first head-coaching job with the Gamecocks last December.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer said expected starting quarterback Luke Doty sprained his foot and could miss the team's season opener.
Beamer said Saturday that Doty, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound second-year passer, got his foot accidently stepped on at practice Friday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Shane Beamer has a lot of eyes on him as he opens his first fall camp as South Carolina's football coach — including a few in his own family.
Beamer had gone to South Carolina's coast for a couple of days of rest and family fun before camp's start when 8-year-old son Hunter advised him, “Try not to get fired this year."