Former South Carolina quarterback and three-time Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state baseball champion Chris Smelley has been granted a waiver by the Southeastern Conference and will be eligible to play baseball for the Crimson Tide this season.
January 21, 2009
Coach Steve Spurrier has said numerous times that the most pleasant surprise of fall camp has been the improved play of his back-up quarterbacks. So who will win the #2 spot behind Blake Mitchell and take the role of heir apparent? Read inside for interviews with Tommy Beecher, Chris Smelley, Stephen Garcia, and Coach Spurrier for an in-depth look at the future of USC's signal callers.
August 22, 2007
Quarterback Chris Smelley saw action in USC's first two games of the 2006 season, but after suffering a heel injury, he sat out the remainder of the year in order to be granted a medical redshirt. The highly touted signal caller got back to work this spring, and while he had his ups and downs like any young quarterback, Smelley showed progress while battling for the back up quarterback spot.
April 17, 2007
Freshman quarterback Chris Smelley wowed fans, coaches, and teammates with his play in fall camp and in the first two games of the year, but a nagging heel injury may cause the talented signal caller to take a medical redshirt and miss the remainder of the season. GamecockAnthem.com caught up with Smelley after Wednesday's practice, and he commented on his injury situation.
September 21, 2006