Gamecocks are in need of a victory against The Citadel

...goal of a winning season is off the table.Elliott also knows he still has two more games to impress athletics director Ray Tanner, who he hasn't had his promised meeting with yet to discuss whether Elliott gets the job on a more permanent basis...

Elliott wants to show he has what it takes to lead Gamecocks permanently

COLUMBIA - Interim coach Shawn Elliott has yet to meet formally with athletic director Ray Tanner to discuss replacing Steve Spurrier as South Carolina's permanent coach.But Elliott believes he's part of an on-the-job...

Interim coaches placed in tough situations

...ESPN's College Gameday before the Michigan State-Michigan game. Yes, Spurrier picked the Gamecocks.Athletic director Ray Tanner presented a game ball to Elliott in the locker room."I do know one thing," Elliott told the players, "and coach...

Gamecocks, interim coach are running out of time

...door, and somebody's going to answer it shortly."Time is running out on Elliott's candidacy.Athletic director Ray Tanner said when coach Steve Spurrier resigned in October that Elliott would have be given a chance to get the job. The former...

Interim coach Shawn Elliott wants to move Gamecocks forward

...as head coach ? and the first game for South Carolina since Steve Spurrier resigned Monday night.Athletic director Ray Tanner said after meeting with several assistants and team captains, Elliott became the best choice to lead the troubled program...

Michaux: Spurrier's decision right move for South Carolina

...He changed our culture and championship mentality and became the greatest coach in the history of our program," said Ray Tanner, the former Gamecocks baseball coach who won back-to-back College World Series before taking over as director of...

Spurrier: Time for someone else to take over

...his decision to step down. Offensive line coach Shawn Elliott was named the interim head coach by athletic director Ray Tanner."When it goes south, it's time for me to get out," Spurrier said at a packed news conference at Williams-Brice...

Leonard Fournette, LSU top South Carolina

...teams as they enter the stadium, applauded the Gamecocks before and after the game.South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner said the hospitality offered by LSU and its fans was "truly moving," but that ended inside the lines, where LSU dominated...

Columbia lifts boil water advisory for some

...because law enforcement said the officers needed for security and traffic control were too busy. Ath letic Director Ray Tanner said he is optimistic that the Gamecocks will be able to hold their next home game Sat urday against Vanderbilt.

South Carolina-LSU game might not be played in Columbia

COLUMBIA - South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner is not "100 percent sure" that Saturday's football game against No. 7 Louisiana State will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium...