Wendy’s Tailgate Tour visits USC

COLUMBIA – The Wendy’s College Tailgate Tour, an interactive, fan-focused pregame experience featuring food, music, games and special guest appearances, will make a stop at Gamecock Village on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in advance of the matchup between South Carolina and Florida.

Gamecock legend Sterling Sharpe and former Gator standout Fred Taylor will make an appearance at the Wendy’s College Tailgate tour from 9:45-11:15 a.m.

Each stop of the Wendy’s College Tailgate Tour is anchored by a customized, Wendy’s-branded, 18-wheeler that includes a patio, roof-top party deck, IMG Audio radio desk, indoor lounge and a 14-foot Daktronics videoboard that will display live college football and sponsor content.

Clemson hoops on radio

CLEMSON – Clemson Tigers’ men’s basketball will be carried live on the radio via 24 affiliates in 2017. In The T&D Region, games will be carried by WGFG-FM, 105.3.

A complete list of Clemson Tigers Network radio affiliates is available at www.clemsontigers.com under Inside Athletics and then choose Radio/TV Affiliates. Clemson broadcasts are also available by streaming at ClemsonTigers.com, on the Tune-In app, and on SiriusXM satellite radio.

Leggett named honorary alumnus

CLEMSON – Jackson “Jack” S. Leggett, Clemson University’s former head baseball coach, has been named an honorary alumnus of Clemson. Leggett coached the Tigers’ baseball team for 22 years.

Leggett took over as head coach of the Clemson team in 1994 and led the team to 955 wins and six appearances in the College World Series during his 22 years. With a total of 1,332 wins throughout his career as a coach, Leggett ranks 10th all-time among Division I baseball coaches.

The honorary alumnus designation was presented to Leggett in Clemson’s football stadium prior to the Wake Forest game.

Hutzler nominated for Broyles

COLUMBIA – Coleman Hutzler has been nominated for the 2017 Broyles Award, which honors college football’s top assistant coaches.

Hutzler, who is the Gamecocks’ special teams coordinator and linebackers coach, is one of 56 nominees in this year’s class, selected from approximately 1,500 assistant coaches representing 129 Division I programs across the country.


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