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South Carolina defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles has been suspended for Saturday's game against LSU after he threw a punch during last week's loss at LSU.
Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said after practice Thursday that Quarles would not travel with the team as part of his penalty.
Quarles was unlikely to play this week anyway since he hadn't practiced because of a shoulder injury.
Quarles was caught on a YouTube.com video throwing a punch to LSU center P.J. Lonergan after a play. Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier said he doesn't condone such actions. However, he said Quarles took a hit from behind that Spurrier described as a ''sucker blow'' earlier on the play that caused his shoulder injury.
Quarles has started all seven games this season and has 30 tackles.
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COLUMBIA, S.C.-- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says he'll discipline defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles for punching a player at LSU last week.
Spurrier said Wednesday the discipline would probably involve missing game time. A video on YouTube shows Quarles punching LSU center P.J. Lonergan in the facemask after a first-quarter play in the Tigers' 23-21 victory.
South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore did not practice Wednesday because of a bruised hip and coach Steve Spurrier says his junior star might not start Saturday against No. 3 Florida.
Spurrier had said Lattimore was running well earlier in the week, but the injury kept him out of Wednesday's workout. Lattimore arrived at practice let and watched from the sidelines.
South Carolina defensive tackle Kelsey Quarles punched LSU lineman P. J. Longergan during the first quarter of last Saturday's game. In a move that further questions the conferences earlier suspensions of players for dangerous hits, the SEC is leaving punishment to Steve Spurrier.
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Steve Spurrier and South Carolina have thumbed their noses at the SEC by announcing that injured (and unavailable) defensive tackle Kelcey Quarles will be meaninglessly suspended for Saturday's Florida game. Quarles, as you can see from the photo and video, punched a LSU player last week.
Here's hoping that karma will settle the score(board).
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