Monthly Archives: August 2010

Number Association Countdown – Recap

Twenty-five days ago we had the idea to count down the days to the season using the jersey numbers of random, and not so random, former Gamecocks.† Here is a recap of 25 through 2.† Check back tomorrow for #1. … Continue reading

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2010 Best Case/Worst Case Breakdown – Defense

First, letís establish parameters for our analysis. When it comes to Gamecock defensive squads, Joe Lee Dunnís Fire Ant Defense of 1987 is the gold standard (allowing a mere 12 points per game).† Conversely, the worst Gamecock defense of the … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #2 – Sterling Sharpe

At the risk of offending many Gamecock fans, I submit to you… Sterling Sharpe was the greatest South Carolina football player of all time. There, I said it.† And I mean it.† And yes, I’m well aware George Rogers won … Continue reading

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Whitneygate: Details, Details, Who Needs Em?

Why let facts get in the way of a good story?† Thatís evidently what every crackerjack†reporter covering Whitneygate must be thinking.† Or maybe Iím giving them too much credit.† They may not be thinking at all.† In various stories weíve … Continue reading

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2010 Best Case/Worst Case Breakdown – Offense

The first game week of the 2010 season is here, and over the next three days leading up to the season opener TRC is going to be giving you the best and worst case scenarios for the Gamecocks offensive, defensive … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #3 – Cory Boyd

Cory Boyd had quite a roller coaster career at South Carolina, but despite some pitfalls left the school as a fan favorite. Boyd came to USC as a RB/DB out of Orange, NJ, and entered the same year as the … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #4 – Sidney Rice

The best receiver at South Carolina since Robert Brooks is a prime case study for the “star rankings don’t matter” crowd.† There was a fierce battle for Sidney Rice (a 3-star FWIW), but it was between USC and Syracuse, and … Continue reading

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We can eat up even more of your free time.

Be sure to follow The Official ‘ The Rubber Chickens Blog’ Live Running Commentary and Nervous Energy Outlet for all 2010 football games. We will be live tweeting thoughts and analysis before/during/after each Gamecock contest. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #5 – Dondrial Pinkins

Dondrial Pinkins, the Thrilla from Camilla, came to South Carolina in 2000.† Many thought he would be the perfect Lou Holtz-style quarterback for the Gamecocks – a strong runner with the ability to make throws when the situation called for … Continue reading

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If I May Rant…

I heard some disturbing stuff on the way home this afternoon, and need to know exactly how out of touch I am.† I live in the Atlanta area, and we have two AM sports talk stations that I listen to … Continue reading

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