Monthly Archives: August 2010

Depth Chart: A Graphic Explanation

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Breaking News: TRC to Remain Free

In light of The State newspaper’s decision to “move to a membership model” (aka charge you for what you are currently getting for free) at gogamecocks.com, The Rubber Chickens thought it would be a good time to reassure our readers we have no immediate plans … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #6 – Tommy Beecher

With due respect to two guys that were more from “my era”, Norman Greene and Mike Dingle, our starting quarterback entering the 2008 season came to mind first. Tommy Beecher came out of high school with basically no star rating and … Continue reading

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Say it IS so, Joe

News came this week that The State’s Gamecock beat writer Joe Person has been fired promoted reassigned to The Charlotte Observer to cover the Carolina Panthers.  After a couple of hours of celebratory toasting, we here at TRC decided to … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #7 – Mike Rathe

Like all of you, prior to every football season I check our schedule to make my own determination of wins, losses and toss-ups.  And every year we’ve been in the SEC, I have come to the name Kentucky and thought … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions: Gamecock Best Case/Worst Case Breakdowns

Head’s up!  On Monday TRC will be starting our Game Week features for Week 1.  We won’t be doing lame predictions (yet) or position by position breakdowns telling you why our running backs get the proverbial check mark over USM’s … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #8 – Teddy Crawford

In case you missed the origin of the Number Association Countdown, you can find it here.  The reason I bring it up is to defend myself for #8.  Here is what I wrote back then: There’s no rhyme of reason … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #9 – Todd Ellis

Ah, yes, The Todd.  For you youngsters that only know him as the South Carolina football play-by-play man, don’t judge him on that.  He was once a pretty good football player. (This is all from memory, so feel free to … Continue reading

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In Defense of Hyperbole

Hyperbole lies, but not so as to intend to deceive by lying. . . . It is in common use, as much among the unlearned as among the learned; because there is in all men a natural propensity to magnify … Continue reading

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Number Association Countdown – #10 – Blake Williamson

Blake Williamson came into his redshirt freshman season in 1992 season as a backup to senior Wright Mitchell.  Mitchell started the first four games, all losses, then gave way to Williamson, who then gave way to some long-haired Yankee that … Continue reading

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