Gamecocks Football 2014: USC vs. Texas A&M

  Location: College Station, TX Head Coach: Kevin Sumlin (3rd Season) 2013 Record: 9-4 (4-4 SEC) 2014 Marks a new era for both USC and Texas A&M.  Johnny Football, Jadeveon Clowney and Connor Shaw are all in the NFL so both teams will be looking for new stars to step up in 2014.  For the Gamecocks, […]

Happy Thanksgiving

From all the writers at LOHD, we would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.  As we spend the Holiday season with our family and friends, we would like to thank all the readers and support we have recieved over the past eight years. Without you, we could not do what we do. 

Gamecocks vs. Gators Football Preview

University of Florida 2013 Record: 4-5 overall, 3-4 SEC Overall Record vs. Gamecocks: Gators lead series 24-6-3 Gators Head Coach: Will Muschamp 3rd season as head coach (22-13) Florida comes in to Columbia playing the part of the walking wounded.  So far this season the Gators have lost 10 players to season ending injuries, and […]

Football Preview: USC vs. Arkansas

University of Arkansas Students: 25,365 students (21,083 undergrads) Stadium: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium (capacity 72,000) Head Coach: Bret Bielema (3-3 in  1st year at Arkansas) Overall Record Vs. USC:   Arkansas leads that series 13-8) 2012 Score: USC won 38-20 in Columbia.   South Carolina’s off the field distractions seem to make more news then […]

Central Florida vs. Gamecocks Football Preview

University of Central Florida Location: Orlando Florida Students: 60,181  (50,968 Undergrad)  2nd largest University in US Stadium: Bright House Network stadium (Capacity 45,000) Head Coach: George O’Leary ( 10th Season, 63-55) Conference:  American Athletic Conference 2013 record: 3-0 coming off a bye last week Overall Record Vs. Gamecocks:  Gamecocks Lead series 3-0 Famous Alumni:  Daniel […]

USC vs. Vandy Football Preview

Vanderbilt University Students: 12,745 total, 6,796 Undergrad 2013 Record: 1-1  (0-1 SEC) All-time Record Vs. USC:  USC leads series 18-4 Last year against Gamecocks:  USC won 17-13 Head Coach:  James Franklin (3rd season as head coach 16-12 overall record) Everybody needs to settle down and take a deep breathe.  The Gamecocks lost too Georgia and […]

USC vs. Georgia Football Preview

University of Georgia Stadium: Sanford Stadium 92,746 Student Body: 34,475 total, 26,215 undergrad Head Coach: Mark Richt (12 seasons as HC)  is 118–41 overall Last week: Lost to Clemson 38-35, USC won 27-10 Overall Record vs. USC:   UGA leads the overall series 42-16-2 yet USC has won the last three. The USC vs. UGA rivalry […]

UNC vs. South Carolina Football Preview

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Established: December 11, 1789 Students: 29,390 (18,579 Undergrad) 2012 Record:  8-4  & NCAA probabtion  Head Coach:  Larry Fedora (2nd season at UNC) All Time Record vs. USC: UNC leads series 32-17-4 Last Meeting: 2007 – USC 21 UNC 15 in Chapel Hill Football season is finally here and […]

Gamecocks Basketball: Where do we go now?

Most Gamecock fans think of basketball season as the void between football and baseball season.  This could not be more true if you only started paying attention to Gamecock sports during the Dave Odom or Darren Horn basketball coaching era at USC. Now the "new" coach, Frank Martin, is looking to change this trend and is looking […]

Breaking Down the New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day Bowls

New Year's Eve & Day is always one of my favorite holiday's as it combines three of my favorite things: college football, drinking and a day off from work.  Here is a rundown of bowl games for today and tomorrow, and my thoughts…..   Music City Bowl:  Vandy vs. NC State James Franklin will have his […]

Outback Bowl Preview: South Carolina vs. Michigan

University of Michigan  Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan Students: 42,716 (Undergrads 27,407) 2012 Record: 8-4 overall, 6-2 Big 10 Head Coach: Brady Hoke  (2nd season as head coach 19-6 record) All-time record vs. USC: 1-1 with last meeting in 1985 Outback Bowl record: 3-1, first trip since 2003 (Michigan 38 Florida 30) For the second year in […]

Marcus Lattimore and The Decision to go Pro

Back on February 2, 2010 when Marcus Lattimore committed to the University of South Carolina we all knew he was going to be good football player. However, most of us never expected him to make such a impact on the program and its' fan base.  Most fans expected the top high school running back to come in and […]

South Carolina Football Preview: Clemson

Clemson University Founded: 1889 Students: 15,836 undergrads Head Coach: Dabo Swinney (39-20 in 5th season as head cheerleader) 2012 Record: 10-1 overall, 7-1 ACC Vs. USC: Clemson leads the series 61-38-4, but USC has won the last 3 in a row. Find out below if the Gamecocks defense has any chance of stopping the Tiger's […]

South Carolina Football Preview: Wofford College

Wofford College Students: 1525 Undergrads Head Coach: Mike Ayers, 25th season as head coach, 170-113-1 overall record 2012 Record: 8-2 overall, 6-2 SoCon, Co-champion of SoCon Last Meeting vs. USC;  USC won 23-13 in 2008 Famous Alumni: Jerry Richardson (Carolina Panthers Owner), Wendi Nix (ESPN Reporter), Dr. Erin Causey (Dentist)  Read more after the jump for further […]

South Carolina vs. Arkansas Football Preview

University of Arkansas Students: 24,595 (undergrad 20,433) 2012 Record: 4-5 overall, 2-3 SEC Head Coach: John L Smith, 4-5 in his first season at Arkansas All Time Record vs. USC: Arkansas leads the series 13-7, winning the last three in a row. Read below for more in site on Saturday's game:  After a week off, the […]