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Welcome to Garnet and Cocky, the South Carolina Gamecocks news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Garnet and Cocky is dedicated to providing top-notch Gamecocks news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Sydney Hunte, editor

Sydney became the editor of Garnet and Cocky after a year and a half stint at FanSided's Charlotte 49ers blog, Pick Axe Digest, which he founded. His work has been featured at CollegeHoops.net, Hockey's Future, and Bleacher Report, and he also has substantial print journalism experience, having covered Division I sports for four years at a college newspaper.

Rixon Lane, editor

Rixon joined Garnet and Cocky as a co-editor after graduating from the University of South Carolina. While in school, he spent time as the managing editor at Garnet Report and as the summer sports editor and sports blog editor for The Daily Gamecock.

Chris Carey, Staff Writer

Gamecock fan for more than 25 years who is passionate about all sports and all things South Carolina.

D. B. Leitzsey, Staff Writer

14 years of loyal Gamecock service. Born in Columbia, SC, I follow everything South Carolina Gamecocks sports! Be sure to follow me on twitter!

Tradd Jones, Staff Writer

Pure sports fan but loyal to my teams. HUGE Gamecocks fan and HUGE Braves fan. I could talk sports for days and watch them even longer. Love to talk/debate sports with anybody at any time. Give me a follow on Facebook and Twitter!

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