COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The most watched player at South Carolina got just one play at Saturday's spring game.
And Jadeveon Clowney scored a touchdown.
Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier had the All-American defensive end run the coach's annual pass-to-someone-coming-off-the-sideline play. Clowney, wearing sneakers, shorts and no pads, caught the pass from freshman Connor Mitch, but awkwardly slipped as he turned for the end zone. However, the referee "missed" him hitting the ground, and Clowney threw the ball in the stands after the 54-yard touchdown.
Spurrier has always taken a breezy attitude to spring practice and his spring game. There are no real rosters -- tight end Jerell Adams briefly led both the Black and the Garnett teams in receiving in the first half. Spurrier boosts scoring by having bonus kicks with just a snapper and holder after each quarter and the defenses can't blitz and are limited to basic coverages.
"Spring practice is important for the younger guys. I guess one...