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Forum: The Cock Pit Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,522
Posted By Spartan
Re: When you hear someone say "Carolina" What School or Team do you think of?

My bet is that they would think if the Panthers. College sports aren't as big of a deal out west as they are here.

No.Car. Is more widely known as "Carolina" and more importantly, they started...
Forum: The Cock Pit 08-27-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,593
Posted By Spartan
Re: Uniforms vs. UNC

We've never played UCLA.

Southern Cal played UCLA a few years back and the visiting team (I forget which was which) was penalized a time out. Apparently that was a more traditional uniform matchup...
Forum: The Cock Pit 08-27-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,593
Posted By Spartan
Re: Uniforms vs. UNC

I've always thought it was weird that No.Car. only brands themselves as "Carolina" as opposed to "North Carolina." I get that it's their nickname and I'm not trying to get into the "who's the real...
Forum: Gamecock Multimedia 08-27-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 114,129
Posted By Spartan
Re: Gamecock Logos

Althon Sports has no love for the USC logo. As much as I like the Block-C I agree that it's too busy. My personal beef is that USC insists on using the black "C" on a black background, which looks...
Forum: The Cock Pit 07-29-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,528
Posted By Spartan
Re: The Return of Black Magic?

To answer the OP, that was and is the name of the showcase. I think they started calling it that recently specifically as a throw back to honor the Black Magic season.

I think that if we started...
Forum: The Cock Pit 07-09-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 101,853
Posted By Spartan
Re: Work around the stadium

So next time we go to Atlanta we should win, right?
Forum: The Cock Pit 07-06-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,877
Posted By Spartan
Re: We Are Carolina

I live in Charlotte, and the vast majority of people understand me when I say USC. I almost never have to say "South Carolina" to be understood. I'm occasionally 'corrected' but I figure it's my job...
Forum: The Cock Pit 06-06-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,414
Posted By Spartan
Re: 20 interesting South Carolina football facts

Part of the reason we were so bad is that as a university, Carolina wasn't well funded by the state during the early 1900s, especially compared to other colleges.
Forum: The Sarge 05-20-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,192
Posted By Spartan
Re: The Decline Continues

Hey, we also have elite horse teams. I don't follow horsing but they seem to win titles every couple of years which means they out-horse the other horses a lot.
Forum: The Cock Pit 03-27-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,773
Posted By Spartan
Re: USC/UNC Football Ticket Prices

Yeah it was $60. I bet this game will do fairly well. The ECU game was packed if it didn't sell out though their half of the stadium cleared out after Spurrier put Garcia in and he had a field day. I...
Forum: The Cock Pit 03-19-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,556
Posted By Spartan
Re: Serious Question - What happens to Spurrier...

Thanks for the laugh. Our season won't be that bad, but your hypothetical scenario is intriguing. This season will be tough, but I hope we aren't looking ahead to 2016 already.

My thought is the...
Forum: The Sarge 03-18-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,675
Posted By Spartan
Re: **USC vs. Winthrop GAME Thread**

I see your point, and generally agree with it (except I wouldn't call Coastal a 'lesser' school when it comes to baseball). Everyone gives us their best game since we are usually dominant. This is...
Forum: The Cock Pit 03-16-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,850
Posted By Spartan
Re: 2015 Pre-Preseason Rankings: No. 9-18

Two thoughts:

1- I agree that #14 seems a little high. It will be interesting to see where the other pre-season polls place us.

2- Even though we all know there are a lot of unknowns with this...
Forum: The Cock Pit 02-18-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,830
Posted By Spartan
Re: 2015 State of the Union: South Carolina

I agree 100% with this statement. The challenge, of course, is that a portion of Assembly parallels the RR tracks, which basically means nothing can be done with that side of the street. Also, I read...
Forum: The Cock Pit 02-06-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,416
Posted By Spartan
Re: Shots fired at USC

It makes me sad that we need one of these:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v621/UPspartan/USC/BlockC_garnet_ribbon_zps347604f2.png...
Forum: Fowl Shots 01-04-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,107
Posted By Spartan
Re: We're going to the NCAA Tournament this year

The win over Iowa State is huge for Carolina basketball. It's great to see our program finally get a big win over a quality opponent. I have to admit I was skeptical up until last night, but now I'm...
Forum: Fowl Shots 12-30-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,722
Posted By Spartan
Re: Question about basketball facilities

No, the state sold them at auction. I bet there are still some out there if you want to own a section of 3 seats.
Forum: The Cock Pit 12-15-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,445
Posted By Spartan
Re: Why has it taken over 20 years

In the context of this thread - the football program over the past 20 years - I think McGee has to be a part of the discussion. The whole for/against Hyman thing is really a separate discussion since...
Forum: The Cock Pit 12-09-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,445
Posted By Spartan
Re: Why has it taken over 20 years

Thanks for your detailed response. That's not remotely the same thing, nor is it the point I'm trying to make. My point is that if the 'perception' issue is truly an issue for players looking at...
Forum: The Cock Pit 12-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,445
Posted By Spartan
Re: Why has it taken over 20 years

You have a lot of good points, but at the end of the day I think it has less to do with a 'perception' than you suggest. Mississippi and Alabama are way more backwards and redneck as states than...
Forum: The Sarge 11-12-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,752
Posted By Spartan
Re: Neutral Site Game to Remain at Fluor Field through 2018

Yeah it really isn't fair that we have a home-like advantage in 45 of 46 counties in SC.
Forum: The Cock Pit 10-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,050
Posted By Spartan
Re: Our Road Upset Wins

It was at the time, and that's all that counts.


Tahj, Sammy and the vaunted Clemson defense were supposed to be unstoppable.



Florida in 2010 is probably the biggest in recent years since...
Forum: The Cock Pit 10-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,557
Posted By Spartan
Re: Out of the top 25

Clemson looks beatable this year, but not easily. I think they pull another Clemson or two this year and stay ranked around #20. I think if we beat UK convincingly then we will be ranked again.


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Forum: The Cock Pit 09-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,835
Posted By Spartan
Re: why we're in this position with our d, & why we'll be in it again offensely in 15

Why is this discussion on the offense? If our secondary and special teams were any good then we wouldn't be relying solely on the offense to keep us in games. Thompson is doing just fine as QB. He...
Forum: The Locker Room 09-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,281
Posted By Spartan
Re: What if A&M is just really that good?

They have had a better record on the road then at home. I'm not sure what that says about the "12th man" but that's a really hard feat to accomplish in the SEC. I hope that they are just that good,...
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