Injured South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw could play when the 13th-ranked Gamecocks against Kentucky on Saturday night.
At least coach Steve Spurrier believes he could.
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 continues, Shaw could start when the Gamecocks (3-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) host Kentucky (1-3, 0-1).
Spurrier had no explanation for Shaw's quick return other than maybe the QB's injury was not as serious as initially believed.
''Our trainer had him out two to three weeks,'' Spurrier said. ''You'll have to ask our trainers how he made such a miraculous recovery.''
Shaw left the UCF game early, was taken to the locker room and returned with his right throwing arm in a sling and ice on what looked like a badly damaged shoulder. But like several other times in the senior's college career, it appea...