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Steve Spurrier still loves to bet North Carolina. He'll get another chance when the sixth-ranked Gamecocks will get another chance Thursday night when they open the season against the Tar Heels.
Spurrier got his college football coaching start at Duke in 1987 and won all three meetings with rival North Carolina before moving on to become Florida's head coach. Spurrier has always been grateful that Duke gave him the chance to coach and said Sunday that it's still special when he faces the Tar Heels.
Spurrier has won 20 straight openers, including all eight since joining the Gamecocks. If Spurrier continues the streak, count on All-American defensive end Jadeveon Clowney to play a big role.
Spurrier says Clowney has had a strong camp and is ready to go.
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Steve Spurrier still loves to beat North Carolina. He'll get another chance when the sixth-ranked Gamecocks open the season against the Tar Heels on Thursday night.
Spurrier got his college football coaching start at Duke in 1987 and won all three meetings with rival North Carolina before moving on to become Florida's head coach. The Blue Devils have gone 2-21 in the series...
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Injured South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw could play when the 13th-ranked Gamecocks against Kentucky on Saturday night.
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Shaw, who injured his shoulder Saturday against UCF, was expected to be out up to three weeks. But Shaw practiced Monday night and Spurrier said he watched the QB throw the ball about 60 yards. If his progress...
Ugly wins are better than pretty losses. That seems to sum up the feeling I am left with after all of our openers under Steve Spurrier. Usually South Carolina opens the college football season on Thursday night, and usually they play an ugly game. However, under SOS, Carolina has also won all those games.
In 2005 Carolina started hot by scoring quickly on their first possession...
2012 Record: 11-2 (6-2 in SEC)
Head Coach: Steve Spurrier (66-37 at South Carolina, 208-77-2 All-Time)
Four Year Trend: 9.5 wins and 3.75 losses
Last Bowl Game: 2012 Outback Bowl: beat Michigan 33-28
Stadium: Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC (capacity = 80,250)
Home Field Advantage: ranked 5th out of 69 BCS teams