Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Elliott to lead USC football team

COLUMBIA —  South Carolina co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Shawn Elliott will be the interim Gamecocks coach for the remainder of the season, replacing Steve Spurrier.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

South Carolina women 'can't look past any step'

COLUMBIA - South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley has put last year's Final Four trip behind her. She hopes her team will do that, too.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Tigers roll past Yellow Jackets

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 6 Clemson is out to show its old reputation is a thing of the past. The Tigers hope a win over Georgia Tech on Saturday helped them build their case.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Clemson is back on schedule

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is grateful to get back to normal. When they face Georgia Tech (2-3, 0-2) today, it’ll mark only the second time in five games the Tigers will have ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Clemson's defense is no longer a surprise

CLEMSON, S.C. — After losing eight starters from its No. 1-ranked defense a year ago, the unit is playing a major role in Clemson's undefeated start.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

South Carolina-LSU game might not be played in Columbia

South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner is not "100 percent sure" that Saturday's football game with No. 7 Louisiana State will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium because of the devastating ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Clemson turn their attention toward Georgia Tech

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 6 Clemson began preparing for life after Notre Dame well before beating the Fighting Irish this past weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

No. 6 Clemson not worried about rankings

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn't focused on his team's rise up the rankings, even if it has others planning for the playoffs.
By Pete Iacobelli

Clemson holds off Notre Dame

CLEMSON, S.C. -Deshaun Watson threw for two touchdowns, ran for a third and Clemson's defense stopped DeShone Kizer on a tying two-point conversion as the Tigers held on to beat Notre Dame 24-22 ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Tigers, Irish QBs tune out hoopla

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer share similar names, the leadership of two high-performing offenses - and the pressure to succeed.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Clemson defensive backs are ready for Notre Dame receivers

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson safety Jayron Kearse has heard - and read - a little too much about Will Fuller and the rest of No. 6 Notre Dame's talented receivers.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Tigers looking to reverse trend of big-game flops

CLEMSON, S.C - An undefeated start, a sold-out stadium and much of the college football world locked on Clemson: That combination has not worked out in recent years for the 12th-ranked Tigers.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

South Carolina, Central Florida both in desperate need of a win

COLUMBIA - After three games, both Central Florida and South Carolina are spiraling downward and looking to take a step in the winning direction.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Xfinity Series can be valuable training ground

Chase Elliott knows he would not be ready for Sprint Cup racing next year without his Xfinity time.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Nunez to start at QB for Gamecocks

Another week, another new starting quarterback at South Carolina. Getting the call: freshman Lorenzo Nunez.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Clemson looking for consistency

Clem­son quarterback Deshaun Watson isn't worried about his Heisman Trophy status or looking for the longball, not with the 11th-ranked Tigers off to a perfect start.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Clemson expects a tougher matchup against Louisville

CLEMSON, S.C. - This was a new one for No. 11 Clemson, practicing on a Sunday a day after its blowout victory over Appalachian State.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

No. 12 Clemson wins 41-10 over Appalachian State

Deshaun Watson threw for 248 yards and three touchdowns in Clemson's his first game without injured all-ACC receiver Mike Williams to lead the 12th-ranked Tigers to a 41-10 victory over ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Tigers move on after injury to star receiver

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 12 Clemson gets to see how effective its offense will be without 1,000-yard receiver Mike Williams.
By Pete Iacobelli

Hoke wants more out of Gamecocks' defense

COLUMBIA - Jon Hoke knows his South Carolina defense has much more to prove despite their promising start last week.
By Pete Iacobelli
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