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A History of College Football in South Carolina: Glory on the Gridiron
The Medicos, the Purple Hurricane, the Seceders- all South Carolina football mascots that long ago drifted into history. From as early as 1889, college football began to take hold of South Carolina. The fans of the state's first intercollegiate game could hardly have foreseen how it would steadily grow from a competition between amateurs into tightly organized teams with ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by History Press (SC)
(first published 2009)
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This was a fun book that I really enjoyed reading as a college football fan! Being from the Palmetto state, it was fun to read about the development of the game and the changes in teams through the years. The authors did a great job of touching on every college football program in the state, small and large, active or not. The dynamics of the game have certainly changed, but the passion of the game has not. This was a fun history of the sport!