Highlights from Spurrier's weekly press conference

Steve Spurrier on the health of Mike Davis' ankle, the competition for the job of starting center, and the terrible play of the kick return units.

The Gamecocks eviscerated Vandy with two plays

James Franklin's Commodores had a gameplan to slow down South Carolina's zone read attack, but adding in the arc block and the wide receiver screen packaged play left Vanderbilt powerless to stop the Gamecocks' offense.

Gamecocks working to address kick return struggles

Steve Spurrier knows that South Carolina has been terrible on special teams and is willing to shake things up for this Saturday's game against Central Florida.


The Gamecocks have the week off and the main competition for most of other teams in the SEC will be the point spread. This didn't keep us from having a spirited discussion about special teams and which coach is up all nightplaying Grand Theft Auto 5.

Study Hall: Vandy-SC

South Carolina played a nearly perfect first 20 minutes, put the game out of reach, then got sloppy.

On Leaving Football Games Before They Are Over

The South Carolina student section - and possibly other, less visible sections - were noticeably and embarrassingly vacant during the final two quarters of the Gamecocks' narrow 35-25 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores.

Hot or Not: Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt proved, once again, to be a scrappy opponent and gave the Gamecocks quite a scare at Williams-Brice stadium. In this edition of Hot or Not, CocktorWho talks student section, special teams, and other memorable moments of the game.

Vanderbilt @ South Carolina: Analysis, Recap, PotW

Vanderbilt came from behind to cover the spread against South Carolina, but their defense never really caught up after being gashed early by Carolina's running game. Can the 'Dores be a top-half SEC team with a D that can't stop the read option?

South Carolina 35, Vanderbilt 25: Whew Carolina

It hasn't been easy in recent years for South Carolina to beat Vanderbilt. As Saturday's closer-than-it-should-have-been win showed

Gamecocks hold on against Commodores 35-25

South Carolina dominated Vanderbilt in every statistical category, but critical turnovers on special teams allowed the Commodores to get back in the game and hang around late into the fourth quarter.

South Carolina Hangs On, Beats Vanderbilt 35-25

It started off poorly, but Vanderbilt showed some heart to come back against a team that had an early 28-0 lead. Wesley Tate emerged in the second half to get his team back in this game, but it wasn't enough as the 'Dores fell to South Carolina 35-25

Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina: Distractions

One team is distracted by what happened on the football field last year, the other by what happened in a criminal case that started several weeks ago

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