by Charles Pearson
What is a gamecock? A big old Rooster chicken. One after the other he takes on all the barnyard hens with effortless passion whether they feel like squatting or not. He has no shame about chasing down a resisting hen until she simply shudders and then squats for his presence. After flapping his wings madly and getting off a hen he just overpowered in about 4 seconds of action, he dances around the hen with one wing flaccid and open and shows her one eye to remind her he's king of this castle. And through the barnyard he struts making sure no other cock is about or after his hens. Every hen in the yard is his; every hen shall have no other cock. As the sun rises in the morning he crows the loudest to the sun as if he owns it...
Better yet, let's have real South Carolina Gamecock basketball players tell us just what is a Gamecock...