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Foster Returning to Clemson for 2021

Foster had previously announced his intention to step away from football on Feb. 24 following complications related to asthma and COVID-19.

Clemson QB Lawrence taken with top pick, Etienne also goes to Jaguars

Jamey Chadwell ‘Coach of the Year’ bobblehead now on sale

Beamer: Doty is Gamecocks’ starting QB coming out of spring game

Weather forecast impacts Gamecock Saturday home athletics events

Gamecocks announce capacity increase for Garnet & Black spring game

Gamecock trenches are a “work in progress”

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QB Uiagalelei in charge of Clemson with Lawrence gone

  Myrtle Beach quarterback Ryan Burger commits to Appalachian State

Gamecocks announce spring game capacity details

South Carolina Football’s annual Pro Day held Wednesday

  Handful of former Chants participate in Coastal’s pro day

South Carolina begins spring practice

Shane Beamer ready to Spring into practice

Beamer is anxious to get on the field for the first of 15 spring workouts.

Source: Former Gamecock Patrick DiMarco to join Carolina staff

During DiMarco’s Carolina playing days, Shane Beamer, now the head coach at South Carolina, was an assistant on Spurrier’s staff.

Etienne cements NFL Draft stock with impressive pro day

The Jennings native wowed scouts with an unofficial 40-yard dash time of 4.40 seconds. He followed that sprint up with another of the same time.

Clemson’s spring football game set for Saturday, April 3 at 1 p.m.

Clemson Athletics is set to host the 2021 Football Spring Game inside Memorial Stadium on Sat., April 3 at 1 p.m. Given present CDC guidance, which still recommends masks and social distancing, capacity for the game is set at 19,000, the same as it was in the fall of 2020.

Clemson optimistic about full-capacity football games next season, president says

Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick no longer with the team

  South Florence grad Micheal Mason named STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week

Expected top pick Lawrence throws for Meyer, NFL teams

MEAC Suspends Spring Football Season

Ex-Clemson QB Lawrence to have surgery before NFL draft

CCU’s Chadwell sees big pay bump after breakout season

Coastal Carolina head football coach Jamey Chadwell was rewarded with a new contract after the Chants best season in school history.

Tony Elliott gets raise to $2 million per season, extension through 2025

Elliott had been a candidate for the Tennessee job

Coastal Football adds two mid-year transfers for 2021

Coastal Carolina football head coach Jamey Chadwell and his staff are excited to announce the addition of two student-athletes in mid-year transfers Zovon Lindsay (Fayetteville, N.C./NC State) and Emmanuel Johnson (North Charleston, S.C.//Georgia Tech).

EA Sports confirms return of college football game

It will be the first installment of the series since NCAA Football 2014, which was released in 2013.

  Former CCU defensive end Tarron Jackson making most of Senior Bowl opportunity

Former Coastal Carolina defensive end Tarron Jackson is taking part in the biggest job interview of his life this week. Jackson is preparing to take the field on Saturday in Mobile in the Reese’s Senior Bowl.

Clemson announces 2021 football schedule

Clemson will be aiming for its seventh straight ACC championship under head coach Dabo Swinney.

Clemson announces 2021 football schedule

Tigers open vs. Georgia in Charlotte

  ‘Ain’t no magic:’ Chants say 2020 was product of hard work as they open spring practice

Coming off their best season since joining the FBS, the expectations are high for the Chanticleers to one up what they were able to do last fall.

South Carolina releases 2021 football schedule

Schedules for the entire SEC were released simultaneously on Wednesday.

Former Clemson football player dies after battle with COVID-19

Former Clemson football player and graduate assistant coach Todd Schonhar died early Tuesday morning after a battle with COVID-19. He was 57 years old.

CCU Football to start spring practices Wednesday, spring game set for Feb. 18

The spring practice season includes 15 practices over a four-week span with it culminating with the annual Spring Game on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. inside Brooks Stadium.

Make Your 2021 Football Season Ticket Deposit Today

Starting Monday, Jan. 25, the Chanticleer Athletics Ticket Office will be accepting deposits for 2021 football season tickets.

QB transfer Hilinski looks to make impact at Northwestern

Hilinski is involved with the “Hilinski’s Hope Foundation,” which aims to destigmatize mental illness among college athletes.

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

Muschamp, USC agree to lower buyout settlement

Will Muschamp and the University of South Carolina agreed on a $12.9 million buyout.

CCU head coach Jamey Chadwell named George Munger Coach of the Year

The Maxwell Football Club announced that Coastal Carolina’s Jamey Chadwell has been selected as the 2020 George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award winner.

Former Gamecock QB Ryan Hilinski commits to Northwestern

Spent 2 seasons with Gamecocks

South Carolina to become ‘The New ‘DBU’? New position coach Gray thinks they can

South Carolina defensive back coach Torrian Gray hopes to instill confidence in current and future defensive backs to possibly become the best secondary in the country.

Day ready to mold Gamecocks on and off the field as strength and conditioning coach

Luke Day previously served as a strength and conditioning coach at the college and NFL levels.

Beamer announces tentative spring football dates for Gamecocks

This year, South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer hopes the Gamecocks will be able to get to have spring practice and host the Garnet and Black Game.

CCU QB Grayson McCall honored as FWAA Most Inspirational Freshman for 2020

After missing most of the first month of preseason fall camp in July due to COVID-19 protocols and procedures, McCall was superb in his first season as the starting quarterback for the nationally-ranked Chanticleers.

  CCU senior linebacker Silas Kelly announces return for 2021 season

Coastal Carolina is getting one of its key leaders and top defenders back for the 2021 season. Senior linebacker Silas Kelly took to Twitter this morning to announce his plans to return next fall.

Clemson WR Justyn Ross announces return to Tigers

Ross missed all of 2020 with a spinal injury.

CCU offensive lineman Willie Lampkin named to ESPN College Football’s True Freshman All-America Team

The freshman All-America honor is the third for the Florida native who was also named to the 2020 247Sports True Freshman All-America team and The Athletic’s 2020 College Football Freshman All-America team.

Rocker departs Carolina for another SEC school

Rocker joins offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Bobo and offensive line coach Will Friend in leaving the Gamecocks and first-year head coach Shane Beamer for the Tigers and first-year Bryan Harsin over the last week.

  Conway grad Jaylen Moody wins first-career national championship with Alabama

After falling short with the Crimson Tide as a freshman, former Conway Tiger Jaylen Moody can call himself a national champion. The junior linebacker recorded one tackle in Alabama’s 52-24 win over Ohio State in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night.

Satterfield promises ‘exciting brand of football’ as Gamecocks’ new offensive coordinator

Shane Beamer reunites with Marcus Satterfield after time spent on the same staff as graduate assistants at Tennessee in the early 2000s.

Top QB recruit Gunner Stockton decommits from South Carolina

Top ranked dual threat quarterback in the Class of 2022 decommits from Gamecocks

Coastal Football finishes the season ranked No. 14 nationally

The 2020 football season was a historical one for the Coastal Carolina football program and it was capped off with a final national ranking of No. 14 overall in both the final Associated Press Top 25 Poll and Amway Coaches Top 25 Poll presented by USA Today Sports, it was announced today.

Beamer calls Bobo’s departure a ‘unique situation’

Former offensive coordinator Mike Bobo told South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer he was leaving Columbia to become Auburn's new OC.

14 arrested as National Championship celebration draws massive crowd to The Strip

The crowd meant big business for bars in the area but it also causes concerns over coronavirus with positive cases rising in Alabama.

Clemson’s CJ Spiller will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

Will be 4th Clemson player to be inducted

Gamecocks officially name Satterfield offensive coordinator, White as defensive coordinator

USC also hires Luke Day as strength and conditioning coach

Gamecocks QB Collin Hill will not return to team in 2021

Started 8 games for Carolina in 2020

Coastal’s Tarron Jackson, CJ Brewer tabbed All-Americans by Phil Steele

A pair of Coastal Carolina University redshirt senior defensive linemen were recognized by the Phil Steele Publication for their play in 2020, as defensive end Tarron Jackson was named a first-team All-American while defensive tackle C.J. Brewer was tabbed an honorable mention All-American.

CCU’s Tarron Jackson earns 2020 Walter Camp First-Team All-America honors

Coastal Carolina redshirt senior defensive end Tarron Jackson was named to the 2020 Walter Camp All-America first team, the Walter Camp Football Foundation announced on Thursday, Jan. 7.

South Carolina OC Mike Bobo hired at Auburn

Bobo also served as the Gamecocks' interim coach for part of the 2020 season.

  CCU’s Jamey Chadwell wins 2020 Eddie Robinson Award

Chadwell is a first-time winner of the Eddie Robinson Award and the first coach from the Sun Belt Conference to win the honor. He was selected from voting by the entire FWAA membership from a field of eight other finalists from seven FBS conferences and the nation’s top independent program.

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence declares for NFL Draft

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence made it official Wednesday morning - his time as a Tiger has come to an end.

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith was awarded the 2020 Heisman Trophy in a virtual ceremony Tuesday evening.

CCU head coach Jamey Chadwell named the Home Depot College Football Coach of the Year

Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell has been named The Home Depot College Football Coach of the Year, it was announced today. Chadwell will receive the award during the 30th annual The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. ET, on ESPN.

17 Chants named to Phil Steele SBC All-Conference teams

Coastal Carolina football had a total of 17 student-athletes named to the 2020 Phil Steele SBC All-Conference teams, it was announced today.

Fields’ day: No. 3 Ohio State routs No. 2 Clemson 49-28

Tigers season ends at 10-2

Jackson Named an AFCA First-Team All-American

The postseason awards continue to rain in for Coastal Carolina’s Tarron Jackson, as the redshirt senior was named a first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).

Chadwell Voted The Premier Coach of College Football

Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell was voted by the fans as The Premier Coach of College Football, it was announced by Premier Players, Inc.

CCU’s Chadwell picked as AP Coach of the Year; 4th national coach award

Another day and another award for Coastal Carolina head football coach Jamey Chadwell, as he was selected the Associated Press Coach of the Year, it was announced today.

Chadwell voted 2020 Walter Camp Coach of the Year

The postseason accolades continue to roll in for Coastal Carolina head football coach Jamey Chadwell.

Jackson and Brewer Earn AP All-America Accolades

Coastal Carolina redshirt senior defensive linemen Tarron Jackson and C.J. Brewer picked up Associated Press All-America honors it was announced today. Jackson garnered first team honors, while Brewer received third team accolades.

Chadwell tabbed Sporting News’ 2020 Coach of the Year

Coastal Carolina head football coach Jamey Chadwell was tabbed the Sporting News’ 2020 Coach of the Year, it was announced today by the publication.

  GOING BOWLING: No. 9 CCU to renew rivalry with No. 23 Liberty in FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl

It’s a special week for Teal Nation as the Coastal Carolina Football team will play in its first-ever bowl game this weekend.

CCU defensive end Tarron Jackson tabbed an All-American by Reese’s Senior Bowl

The honor is the second All-America honor for Jackson who was named to ESPN’s 2020 College Football All-America team on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

CCU seniors Jackson, Marable accept invites to East-West Shrine Bowl

A pair of Coastal Carolina football seniors in Tarron Jackson and CJ Marable have accepted invitations to the East-West Shrine Bowl, the nation’s oldest all-star game for college seniors aspiring to play in the National Football League (NFL).

CCU’s McCall, Lampkin earn Freshman All-American honors

Coastal Carolina football had a pair of freshmen in Grayson McCall and Willie Lampkin named to The Athletic’s 2020 College Football Freshman All-America team.

Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence named ACC Player of the Year

Threw 22 TD's in 9 games

Coastal Football duo of Jackson, Likely pick up All-America recognition

Redshirt senior defensive end Tarron Jackson was named to the ESPN’s 2020 College Football All-America team while junior tight end Isaiah Likely earned a spot on the 2020 PFF’s (Pro Football Focus) All-America second team.

CCU head coach Jamey Chadwell named Group of 5 Coach of the Year

Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell was named the Group of 5 2020 Conference Coach of the Year and is one of eight finalists for the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award, it was announced today.

South Carolina out of Gasparilla Bowl

Gamecocks season ends at 2-8

Record-setting day for Peoples leads App State to victory over North Texas in inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl

The inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl will be remembered as a record-setting day for Appalachian State sophomore running back Camerun Peoples. Peoples set the all-time NCAA bowl record with 319 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns.