Posted October 15, 2012 on
Connor Shaw has been the epitome of business-like attitude in his previous 14 games, but there seemed to be a different Shaw in Baton Rouge Saturday night. Could Shaw, the most focused player on South Carolina's team, have been rattled by the environment in Death Valley? There's a good chance he was.
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A lot of people were not surprised that this game in Death Valley:
1) Was a grinder and was played nowhere near the 20's and,
2) Would not be an upset if LSU actually won
So, there we are...
The LSU defense completely handcuffed Connor Shaw, kept him in the pocket, and forced the passing game to beat them instead of having the running game...
BATON ROUGE — In a thrilling game that had it’s fair share of ups and downs, #9 LSU bested #3 South Carolina on Saturday.
LSU’s Jeremy Hill’s 50-yard touchdown run with 5 minutes was the definitive dagger in the heart of the Gamecocks who were starting to look like they could contend for the national title.
This video has all of the game’s highlights.
South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier spoke about his disappointment in the effort level at LSU on Sunday in his weekly teleconference with the media.
South Carolina lost to LSU on Saturday night 23-21. The Gamecocks led several times but were outscored in the fourth quarter to lose.
The defense really didn't play badly, but LSU put up 406 yards. The vaunted Gamecock defensive line yielded to a juggernaut of a rushing attack. The Tigers pretty much ran the ball between the tackles all night. That success led to a huge...
Connor Shaw had South Carolina in position for a memorable triumph in LSU's Death Valley when one inexplicable overthrow of an open receiver landed right in safety Eric Reid's lap.
Reid returned the interception to the Gamecocks' 22, and LSU's Drew Alleman kicked his third field goal to give LSU a fourth-quarter lead it would not relinquish in a 23-21 victory over...
South Carolina falls to LSU 23-21 to suffer their first loss of the season. The Gamecocks struggled offensively against LSU and failed to shut down the power run game of the Tigers in the close loss at Tiger Stadium. South Carolina had their chances but came up short in the end.
South Carolina may have fallen to LSU on the road but the goals of this season are still attainable. The Gamecocks can continue their hopes and dreams this season by taking care of business this weekend against Florida.
The South Carolina Gamecocks suffered their first loss of the season to the LSU Tigers by the score of 23-21. Here are highlights of the defeat:
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