welcome to The Sports Bank 77 in 77. We’re previewing one team a day everyday as the college football season approaches. And we’re doing it in rapid fire sequence. Today, the South Carolina Gamecocks
Go here for the basketball version of this column #97 South Carolina Gamecocks
2011 was: a banner year, the first 11 win season in school history. Included was a trouncing of Nebraska in a New Year’s Day bowl. The Old Ball Coach has this team contending for national power now. *****!
2012 will go smoothly if: the defense is simply the defense, as they were 11th in the nation in scoring in last season. 2nd vs the pass, 3rd overall. The O is where the question marks are even though they return 6 starters. The D returns the same amount. #1 overall recruit Jadeveon Clowney has and will keep living up to the hype. He commands a double team on almost every play. FS D.J. Swearinger (also an all name team member) is a stud in the secondary.
2012 will be rough if: Gotta hope Steve Spurrier h...