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Another week and another wait-and-see situation at quarterback for No. 8 South Carolina.
Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier is uncertain if starter Connor Shaw is healthy enough to return against UAB (0-1) on Saturday or if he'll again go with backup Dylan Thompson.
Shaw injured his throwing shoulder against Vanderbilt two weeks ago and did not play in a 48-10 victory over East Carolina. Thompson, though, led a resurgent South Carolina passing attack, throwing for 330 yards. That was the best total in Spurrier's eight seasons with the Gamecocks.
Still, Spurrier has downplayed any thought of a quarterback battle, saying Shaw will return to the position when healthy.
Whoever starts under center has the chance to bring Spurrier his milestone 200th victory as a college coach.
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Connor Shaw went 8 of 14 for 107 yards before reinjuring his throwing shoulder as No. 8 South Carolina beat UAB 49-6 on Saturday night.
Shaw left the game after taking a brutal hit just late in the first half. Team officials said the junior aggravated the bruised right shoulder that kept him out of last week's game.
Sophomore Dylan Thompson took over again, throwing a 95-yard...
South Carolina defeats UAB 49-6 in a blowout win for Steve Spurrier's 200th win as a college coach.
Marcus Lattimore became South Carolina's all-time leader in touchdowns with his 34th touchdown in the second quarter of Saturday's 49-6 win over UAB. Also, Steve Spurrier recorded his 200th win and there were several more 'firsts' for Carolina players. Also, injury updates for Connor Shaw and Bruce Ellington
South Carolina's offense struggled in the first half against UAB but exploded in the second half after Dylan Thompson replaced Connor Shaw due to Shaw's injury. It was certainly the tale of two halves but is there a quarterback controversy?
The South Carolina Gamecocks square off against the UAB Blazers. Hopefully, you already listened to our last podcast and now here is another Gamecocks Podcast for your ears.In this quick hitting segment, we break down five key questions on the game. Take 10 mins out of your life and listen as you will thank us later:
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Connor Shaw went 8 of 14 for 107 yards before reinjuring his throwing shoulder and No. 8 South Carolina beat UAB 49-6 on Saturday night.
Shaw left the game after taking a brutal hit just after he released a 20-yard pass to Bruce Ellington late in the first half. Athletics officials said the junior aggravated the bruised right shoulder that kept him out of...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. At its zenith in the 1990s, the Florida-Tennessee game meant Steve Spurrier tossing barbs, Peyton Manning throwing bombs and Sports Illustrated covers.
It was often the regular-season game of the college football season. In the first 10 years of the new SEC that added Arkansas and South Carolina in 1992, either Florida or Tennessee represented the SEC East in every...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Steve Spurrier isn't directing pregame barbs at Phillip Fulmer. Danny Wuerffel and Peyton Manning aren't throwing any passes.
Yet there's an unmistakable sense of 1990s nostalgia in the air now that national relevance has returned to the Florida-Tennessee rivalry. When No. 23 Tennessee opens Southeastern Conference competition Saturday against...
University of Alabama-Birmingham Founded: 1936 in Birmingham, AlabamaStudent Body: 17,575 students- 11,128 undergraduateHead Coach: Garrick McGee (1st year head coach)2012 Record: 0-1, lost to Troy 39-29 in week oneRecord vs. USC: USC leads the series 2-0UAB fun fact: UAB has only had a football team since 1991, and only became a D-1 team in 1996.Read more below>
The No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks football team (2-0, 1-0 SEC) play host to the UAB Blazers (0-1, 0-0 Conf. USA) in a Saturday showdown that kicks off at 7 p.m. ET (FSN). South Carolina may be favored by 33.5 but don't think this will be a cake walk as USC will have to keep focus and not suffer a slip up to a hungry team.There are other storylines in this game to be mindful...
South Carolina crushed UAB 49-6 Saturday night in one of the closest 43 points blow outs I can remember. Steve Spurrier picked up his 200th collegiate win, and the Gamecocks extended their winning streak to 7 games. The streak is the second longest in USC history. The Gamecocks moved up one spot in each of the polls to #7 in the AP and #6 in the Coaches'.
The Gamecock offense...