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Monday, October 22, 2012
Steve Spurrier: The Same Old South Carolina?
The 'Old Ball Coach' was fresh out of one-liners Saturday evening after his Gamecocks were drummed 44-11 by the Florida Gators. He was reminded that two weeks ago South Carolina handled Georgia 35-7 and seemed ready to take over the college football world. All Steve Spurrier could muster up in response to that was "Two weeks ago was two weeks ago. We're embarrassed". Carolina Tailback Marcus Lattimore had proclaimed then,"This is not the old South Carolina. We can play with ya'll. We can play with anybody." But just as the Gamecock ship was ready to sail into uncharted championship territory, the winds of LSU and the tides of Florida knocked the vessel off course. Now Spurrier has no clue where his ship is headed. Hold on Marcus, maybe you are still the same old South Carolina. Just sayin...