S. Carolina Depends on Trouble-Prone QB


There is a low-voltage buzz in this town, a hum of expectation and excitement that comes with the optimism of football in the South.

South Carolina, which has never won a major bowl game, has been picked to repeat as SEC East champs. The Post came away from a visit here convinced Steve Spurrier has built a legitimate Top 25 power.

We also found five reasons why the Gamecocks could be the latest program to get to within a bird's eye view of the pinnacle of college football only to be carried off the mountain in a body bag.

Those five reasons, in no particular order, are:

1. Quarterback Stephen Garcia.

2. Garcia.

3. Garcia.

4. Garcia.

5. Garcia.


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