The manager has made the signal and it’s time to bring in The Closer to put Day 1 of the blog in the books. This post will wrap-up each weekday and also give you a random piece of Gamecock trivia to impress your friends and family with.
Did you know? There are currently 25 former Gamecocks listed on NFL rosters. They are:
DE John Abraham (Atlanta Falcons), CB Fred Bennett (Houston Texans), DE Casper Brinkley (Carolina Panthers), LB Jasper Brinkley (Minnesota Vikings), CB Sheldon Brown (Philadelphia Eagles), S Emanuel Cook (Jets), TE Jared Cook (Tennessee Titans), OT Na’Shan Goddard (Seattle Seahawks), CB Andre’ Goodman (Denver Broncos), CB Johnathan Joseph (Cincinnati Bengals), LB Lance Laury (Seattle Seahawks), WR Kenny McKinley (Denver Broncos), OT Jamon Meredith (Green Bay Packers), CB Captain Munnerlyn (Carolina Panthers), C Jamar Nesbit (New Orleans Saints), WR Sidney Rice (Minnesota Vikings), CB Dunta Robinson (Houston Texans), S Ko Simpson (Buffalo Bills), DT Shaun Smith (Detroit Lions), K Ryan Succop (Kansas City Chiefs), CB Carlos Thomas (San Francisco 49ers), OT Travelle Wharton (Carolina Panthers), WR Troy Williamson (Jacksonville Jaguars), LB Rod Wilson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), CB Stanley Woodson (Giants).