South Carolina Football: Transfer defection continues to talk about Gamecocks; USC fans have had enough

Former South Carolina football defensive tackle Xzavier McLeod continues to run his mouth about the Gamecocks, and the fanbase has had enough of it.

Former South Carolina football defensive tackle while on a high school recruiting trip to Clemson.
Former South Carolina football defensive tackle while on a high school recruiting trip to Clemson. / Ken Ruinard / staff / USA TODAY NETWORK
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Back in October, former 4-star 2023 recruit and the state of South Carolina's Mr. Football Xzavier McLeod was dismissed from the South Carolina football program.

McLeod and the Gamecock coaching staff had a disagreement surrounding his desire to redshirt, and McLeod refused to travel to Missouri for USC's game against the Tigers. According to McLeod and his family, this was an isolated incident, but all other reports have indicated this was, instead, the final strike against the Camden, South Carolina native, and the dismissal was warranted.

Since then, McLeod has committed to the Georgia Bulldogs, and UGA's newest defensive tackle has decided to talk about the Gamecocks...a lot.

In his commitment interview with On3's Hayes Fawcett, McLeod called out South Carolina football fans: "I’m happy at my new home and ready to show the Georgia fans that I’m locked in and ready to dominate Sanford and I’m bought into the culture. For all the South Carolina fans that spoke bad about  me and don’t know any accurate information we’ll see them in 2025."

A young man venting some frustrations with his former teams isn't that big of a deal, especially if it happens and then most sides move on. However, McLeod clearly has not moved on yet.

Despite now being with an SEC rival who has won two recent National Championships, decided he had more to say, contending that Georgia defensive line coach Tray Scott will "impact my game more than South Carolina ever poured into me." He also called USC an "OK program."

The Gamecock fanbase has had it with the big fella.

Even Georgia fans don't seem to be too happy with McLeod's garnet and black-colored vendetta.

Xzavier McLeod is an extremely talented individual player, but he already wore out his welcome at one SEC program. If he doesn't do some maturing, he could be destined for the same fate at another.

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