Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: football tied for school record of nine game winning streak; ESPN's College GameDay will come to Columbia; Clowney honored by SEC; equestrian team opens with win over Oklahoma State; men's soccer goes into double overtime; get to know South Carolina Men's Soccer junior forward Bradlee Baladez; and more!
Football. Clowney Honored by SEC
Football. ESPN To Televise South Carolina-LSU Game
Football. Football Earns 38-17 Win Over Kentucky
Football. Gamecocks Hold Steady in Polls
Football. ESPN's GameDay is Coming To Our City
Men's Golf. Gamecock Men's Golf Set To Host Rees Jones Invitational
Men's Soccer. Gamecocks Earn Double Overtime Draw Against FIU
Men's Tennis. Gamecocks' Run at UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic Ends in Finals
Equestrian. Equestrian Begins SEC Era with 13-7 Win Over Oklahoma State
Women's Soccer. Gilbert Scores First Goal of Season In 1-1 Draw at Vanderbilt
Women's Tennis. Gamecock Duo Falls One Win Shy of Advancing at ITA All-American
VOTE FOR COCKY
Cocky is 4-0 so far! This week he has a big match-up with the only other undefeated mascot, Sebastian the Ibis from Miami. Vote for Cocky daily in the Capital One Mascot Challenge! Go to http://www.capitalonebowl.com/vote or use the #CapitalOneCocky hashtag on Twitter to cast your vote.
GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB
Football: No. 6 USC set for showdown with No. 5 Georgia (GreenvilleOnline.com)
Football: Spurrier happy with USC's second-half performance (Anderson Independent Mail)
Football: Gamecocks turn to Lattimore in second half (ESPN SEC Blog)
Football: USC avenges 2010 loss at Kentucky (GreenvilleOnline.com)
Football: SEC East showdown ahead (AikenStandard.com)
Football: Kentucky folds in in 2nd half vs No. 6 S Carolina (GreenwichTime.com)
FROM THE OTHER SIDE
Football: Undefeated Georgia, South Carolina to meet in rivalry's first top-10 matchup (OnlineAthens.com)
GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS
Football: Grading the Panthers: Falcons game (ShelbyStar.com)
Congratulations to all of our former Gamecocks who have gone pro! We love cheering for them in the NFL!
SPURS UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
This Week's Home Events: Conference Showdowns in Football, Equestrian, and Soccer
"Inside The Chart" with Andy Demetra - September 30, 2012
Gamecocks Facebook Fan of the Week
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Get to know South Carolina Men's Soccer junior forward and preseason All C-USA nominee Bradlee Baladez in his Gamecock Spotlight. Watch more Gamecock Spotlights on our 2012-13 student-athletes here!
South Carolina erased a 10-point halftime deficit and scored four touchdowns in the second half on the way to a 38-17 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night. Junior running back Marcus Lattimore carried 23 times for 120 rushing yards and tallied two touchdowns with junior quarterback Connor Shaw going 15-for-18 in the air for 148 yards and two touchdowns as well as 19 carries for 76 yards on the ground. The Gamecocks are now 5-0 on the year and 3-0 in the SEC.
Equestrian officially began the SEC era on Saturday, as the Gamecocks defeated No. 5 Oklahoma State. The Gamecocks took an early lead as Sophomore Layla Choate scored South Carolina's first point of the season. She scored an event-high 73.5 to defeat the Cowgirls' Erin Willoughby. South Carolina continues its home stand on Thursday when the Gamecocks host No. 3 Auburn on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Blythewood.
FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY
Today's fan photo was sent to us by Heather Pyles (left) with her friend Mathilde Job. Mathilde is a 2012-2013 exchange student from Belgium and she loves the Carolina Gamecocks! Her favorite part of the game is 'Sandstorm'. She says she's never seen anything like it back in Belgium!
Send in your own fan photo submissions to GamecockAthletics@gmail.com. Include your name and any backstory. Some of the best submissions include Gamecock gear and showing your spurs!