Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: quotes and full video from today's football press conference; celebrating the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship; baseball scrimmages this weekend; men's and women's soccer host final home games this week; Facebook fans of the week; vote for Cocky in the Capital One Mascot Challenge; and more!
Football. Steve Spurrier Tuesday Press Conference Quotes & Videos
Football. Gamecock Spotlight: Marcus Lattimore
Women's Basketball. Walker Named Preseason All-SEC
Baseball. Garnet & Black World Series This Week At Carolina Stadium
Men's Soccer. Gamecock Spotlight: Mike Mangotic
Women's Tennis. Jaklin Alawi Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week
Women's Tennis. Doubles Team Falls in Championship Match at ITA Regional
Track & Field. Ready. Set. Rewind: Tiffany Ross Williams
Track & Field. Ready. Set. Rewind: Demetria Washington Davis
VOTE FOR COCKY
Cocky is 7-0 and the only undefeated mascot! He maintained his perfect record with a win over Wilma Wildcat last week and is taking on a very popular bird this week, The Duck from Oregon. 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: Steve Spurrier: 'It's Good to Be Back Home' (WLTX.com)
Football: Good teams look bad when all deficiencies are on display (Anderson Independent Mail)
Football: Vols' Bray, Gamecocks' Shaw trying to bounce back (AP)
Football: Week 9 in the SEC (ESPN SEC Blog)
FROM THE OTHER SIDE
Football: Vols' Maggitt: fans 'shouldn't be happy' (Times Free Press)
Football: Vols' Derek Dooley puts Tyler Bray on alert (ESPN SEC Blog)
GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS
Football: Around the NFC South (ESPN NFC South Blog)
*Captain Munnerlyn to step up for Panthers' defense
Football: Atlanta Falcons: Give Your Bye Week Fixes (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
*John Abraham leading Falcons' defense
Football: Checking in with Melvin Ingram (GamecocksOnline.com)
Keep up with updates on Gamecocks in the NFL here.
We love to hear our fans talking up the Gamecocks!
Got to talk about #Gamecocks football in class just now. Best class ever.-- Katie Dzwierzynski (@kdzwierzynski) October 23, 2012
SPURS UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
Facebook Fan of the Week: Amanda & Annie
This Week's Home Events: Final Home Soccer Games, Halloween Contest at Volleyball
"Inside The Chart" with Andy Demetra - October 21
Fan Photos: South Carolina at Florida
Photos: Softball Stadium Progress Continues
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Get to know senior men's soccer player Mike Mangotic! Men's Soccer plays their final home game of the season Wednesday night at 7 PM vs. Coastal Carolina.
Senior Jaklin Alawi from the South Carolina women's tennis team js our AgSouth Athlete of the Week. Alawi teamed with junior Dominika Kanakova to reach the championship doubles match of the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C. The pair registered 8-3 victories in their first two matches versus Wake Forest and Winthrop before downing two doubles teams from North Carolina in the quarters and semis. Alawi and Kanakova fell 8-2 to Hanna Mar and Ester Goldfeld of Duke in the finals.
FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY
Today's fan photo was sent to us by Bettina Weisinger from Blythewood, SC! This is her daughter, Sarah Rhames, proudly sporting Carolina gear head-to-toe!
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!