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Former Auburn S Marlon Character committed to the Gamecocks on Tuesday.

Former Auburn safety commits to South Carolina; Kurt Roper talks WR rotation

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Another JUCO #SpursUp

Former Auburn safety Marlon Character, now enrolled at Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced on Tuesday that he plans to transfer to South Carolina.

Randrecous Davis positively upbeat

Despite a rash of injuries and surgeries, South Carolina WR Randrecous Davis has remained positive, wrote SEC Country’s Hale McGranahan.

“It’s frustrating, but I’m just working, staying humble,” the redshirt sophomore said. “Just keep working until I get back to where I want to be.”

Three’s company

South Carolina co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kurt Roper told reporters that a wide receiver rotation of 5-6 players is a “great number,” but the Gamecocks are looking for a reliable third receiver behind starters Deebo Samuel and Bryan Edwards.

Get your frames ready

South Carolina football unveiled its 2017 season poster, or rather posters, on Tuesday. The Gamecocks are releasing 13 different posters this season.

Justin Smoak goes yard again

Former South Carolina standout and current Toronto first baseman Justin Smoak hit home run No. 31 on Tuesday night as the Blue Jays beat the White Sox 8-4 in Chicago. Smoak is hitting .302 with 73 RBI this season.

Former Gamecocks LB heads to New Orleans

Former South Carolina LB Jonathan Walton has reportedly signed with the New Orleans Saints, per Josh Katzenstein of The Times-Picayune.

Carrying the momentum

South Carolina PG Kory Holden is ready to carry the Gamecocks’ momentum from their Final Four run into next season, wrote Pete Iacobelli of the Associated Press.

Frank Martin returns to South Beach

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin, a Miami native, visited with the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday.

Q&A with Mark Kingston

New South Carolina baseball coach Mark Kingston sat down with The State’s Matt Connolly, on behalf of NCAA.com, to discuss his first month as the South Carolina skipper.

Best Chance (for) U

With the popularity of Last Chance U and Justin King at the helm of South Carolina’s new media, it was only a matter of time until the Gamecocks put their own spin on the popular Netflix series.