Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/15/14

AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 25: Backup quarterback Connor Shaw of the South Carolina Gamecocks looks to pass against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 25, 2010 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Although the South Carolina Gamecocks are ranked 9th in the country they got all they could handle and more last night versus the Vanderbilt Commodores.Despite escaping the game with a 17-13 win, ultimately South Carolina lost last night.Connor Shaw The biggest loss South Carolina might have experienced last night was quarterback Connor Shaw.Shaw was injured at the end of the first half when he took a helmet to the shoulder of his throwing arm.Head coach Steve Spurrier says Shaw will be sore for a while and only has a bruise on his throwing arm.However, toward the end of the game Shaw looked very uncomfortable as his throwing arm was slumped by his side like he did not want to move it.Only time will tell what the true extent of Shaw’s injury is and how that will affect the South Carolina football team.It may have been because of the injury, but South Carolina seemed content on continuing their game plan from last season which has Shaw throwing very little, while calling lots of play...
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