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Spurs Up Daily Round-Up: 1/17 Who's the Scariest?

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Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: Gamecock Country got a big kick out of ESPN's Edward Aschoff naming two Gamecocks in his top five scariest players for 2012, an update from Travian Robertson at the East-West Shrine Game, a great feature on diver Courtney Forcucci and more. 



GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB

Football: SEC's five scariest players for 2012 (ESPN SEC Blog)
*Marcus Lattimore and Jadeveon Clowney*

Football: South Carolina has the luxury of a plethora of fine rushers for 2012 (Anderson Independent Mail)

Football: Travian Robertson on NFL (GamecockCentral.com)

Diving: USC diver Forcucci finding her push (GoGamecocks.com)



GAMECOCKSONLINE.COM NEWS

Football: Everette Sands Hired As Running Backs Coach

Football: Kirk Botkin Added to Coaching Staff

Football: Joe Robinson Added to Coaching Staff

Men's Tennis: Gamecocks Close Out Play in SEC Indoor Championships

Track & Field: Jeannelle Scheper Hits School Record At Virginia Tech



COCK-A-DOODLE-TWEET

ESPN's Edward Aschoff named both Marcus Lattimore and Jadeveon Clowney as two of the scariest SEC players for 2012... we're excited too, Gina!

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SPURS  UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS

This Week's Home Events: Men's Tennis Home Opener

Baseball Opening Day One Month Away

Former Gamecock Video Coordinator profiled on CBSSports.com

New Gamecock Pets and Military Fan Photos Added to Facebook

List of Gamecocks "Firsts" Under Spurrier Growing in Impact



VIDEO OF THE DAY

If you couldn't make it to the game this past weekend, watch the video of the football halftime recognition. Coach Spurrier talked about the significance of 11 wins and the team's accomplishments this season and introduced the players who joined him on the court. Eric Hyman went over several of the "firsts" the Gamecocks have achieved under Coach Spurrier.






ROOSTER CROWS

New running backs coach Everette Sands spent the 2010 season coaching the RB's at NC State, his lone season with the Wolfpack.
His backs logged four individual 100+ yard performances for the first time since 2007.

The Gamecock Swimming & Diving teams recorded 20 first-place finishes in 32 events in Saturday's sweep of Duke and Queens.



FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY

Today's photo is from the Holtons with this caption/story:

"My husband and I at the Capital One Bowl.  My husband is originally from Columbia, SC and moved down here to Florida.  He has totally converted me to a Gamecock.  We were so happy that they were selected for the Citrus Bowl which is only an hour away from our home in Palm Bay, FL.  I never thought I would see so many Gamecocks in my home state!"

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We've got a lot of great submissions so keep them coming! Feel free to send in your photos (any sport/season, either of you or taken by you!) with your name to GamecockAthletics@gmail.com! A lot of the best photos include some Gamecock gear and 'showing your spurs'! We'd love to share with the rest of Gamecock Nation!


You can see the entire Fan Photo of the Day series on our Facebook page!

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