South Carolina has displayed an offensive surge that even ''Fun-n-Gun'' creator Steve Spurrier didn't fully see coming from the No. 13 Gamecocks.
With a defense led by All-American Jadeveon Clowney, the Gamecocks (1-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) figured they'd win the way they had the past few years - by locking down opponents and getting just enough points to get the win.
Instead, it's the offense that's making big plays and getting South Carolina ahead in games with the early struggles of Clowney and the defense. The Gamecocks hope to crank up the offense again Saturday when they face Vanderbilt (1-1, 0-1).
Spurrier said the offense has a been bright spot for the Gamecocks.
''We have to have some fun playing this game,'' Spurrier said. ''The way you have fun is you play your assignment, play with a lot of effort and make some plays.''
The offense has certainly done that.
Quarterback Connor Shaw threw a 65-yard touchdown pass to Shaq Roland on the Gamecocks' first series of...