Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: Baseball recruiting class ranked No.10; Tuesday practice recaps as the Gamecock football team prepares for UK; Blakely Mattern represents Carolina in SEC Soccer at 20; travel and TV information for the football road game at Kentucky; get to know volleyball junior Megan Kent; and more!
Baseball. Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 10 In The Nation
Football. Tuesday's Practice Report
Football. Steve Spurrier Press Conference Quotes & Videos
Football. Carolina - Georgia Game Time Set
Women's Basketball. SEC Announces Five Women's Hoops Games to be Televised
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GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB
Women's Soccer: SEC Soccer At 20: Blakely Mattern (SEC Digital Network)
Football: USC's Shaw to continue passing streak against Kentucky (Anderson Independent Mail)
Football: No. 6 USC careful to focus on Kentucky (GreenvilleOnline.com)
Football: Preview: No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks at Kentucky Wildcats (CBS Sports)
*Marcus Lattimore and Ace Sanders
Football: Spurrier: No. 6 Gamecocks better than Kentucky (Associated Press)
Football: Breaking down the SEC quarterbacks (ESPN SEC Blog)
Football: Clark: Spurrier impeccable with injuries (GamecockCentral.com)
Football: Gamecocks' Shaw is the ultimate throwback (ESPN SEC Blog)
General: Tanner supports Spurrier's decision (TheBigSpur.com)
GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS
Football: Chat with Alshon Jeffery (ESPN Chicago)
Baseball: Smoak Playing Strong in Seattle (The Patch)
*Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate for the Mariners Tuesday night, a solo shot in the fourth against Greinke and a two-run drive off lefty Scott Downs during a three-run seventh that sliced the Angels' lead to 5-4.
Keep up with weekly updates on Gamecocks in the NFL here.
Love this! All Gamecock student-athletes are like super heroes to us!
Sam said he wanted to be a superhero. I asked him which one. He said "a Gamecock football player!" #gamecocks-- Connie Cathy (@conniecathy) September 26, 2012
SPURS UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
Travel and Gameday Information for Kentucky
"What Channel is the Game On?" Kentucky Edition
"Inside The Chart" with Andy Demetra - September 25
Gamecocks Facebook Fan of the Week
This Week's Home Events: Volleyball Takes on Florida Friday and More
Kelcy Quarles Bolstered by Strong Parents, Support System
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Get to know South Carolina Volleyball junior Megan Kent in her Gamecock Spotlight! Watch more Gamecock Spotlights on our student-athletes here!
South Carolina baseball's recruiting class has been ranked No. 10 in the nation by Collegiate Baseball. This year's class features 15 newcomers including high school standout Curt Britt of Laurinburg, N.C. As a senior in 2012, Britt went 8-0 and compiled a 0.48 ERA in 56.0 innings pitched with 70 strikeouts. Britt was rated No. 152 best high school prospect in the nation and No. 4 best high school prospect in state of North Carolina by Perfect Game USA.
Volleyball returns from a road trip to host two big SEC matches starting with Florida on Friday at 7 p.m. Fans are encouraged to match the team's uniforms and wear white to the match! Volleyball will also host Ole Miss this Sunday at 1:30 on International Fitness Day - the first 100 children will receive a free water bottle to encourage fitness.
FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY