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    Morris: USC keeps poll position

    A RIGHTFULLY OVERLOOKED byproduct of South Carolina’s victory against Georgia on Saturday was the continuation of an extraordinary streak in Gamecocks history.

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    C.J. Edwards: The legend of the String Bean Slinger

    You cannot help but notice. His Mid-Carolina High coach first saw it. So, too, did the Spartanburg Methodist assistant coach who later hooked on with the Texas Rangers and scouted him in bush league games near Newberry.

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    MORRIS: USC gets one of its biggest wins in history

    Steve Spurrier had not even settled into his chair to address the media when he lent perspective to South Carolina’s 38-35 victory against sixth-ranked Georgia. “I’ll say the same thing I said last week,” Spurrier said. “Some wins are better than others. I think...

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    MORRIS: Shaq’s Back

    THERE WAS THE 65-yard touchdown reception on the third play of the 2013 season against North Carolina, and the spectacular, falling backward catch for 49 yards in South Carolina’s bowl victory against Wisconsin. Then there was the dazzling 31-yard catch and run this past Saturday against ...

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    MORRIS: Georgia has a history of top running backs

    . Todd Gurley established himself as a Heisman Trophy favorite with a spectacular opening-game showing two weeks ago against Clemson. He rushed for 198 yards and returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in Georgia’s victory.

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    Morris: Time to battle for peach supremacy

    WE ALL KNOW Georgia proudly touts itself as the “Peach State,” even though South Carolina annually produces more of the juicy fruit.

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    MORRIS: USC defense made progress Saturday

    Perusing the final statistics sheet from South Carolina’s victory Saturday night at Williams-Brice Stadium might not tell Gamecock fans that their team’s defense showed marked improvement over a week ago. Fact is, the lone telling statistic is the number of points East Carolina scored...

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    Riley’s game matures early

    YOU MIGHT wonder why a program such as East Carolina consistently ranks among the national leaders in most offensive categories. Look no further than Lincoln Riley, once among the youngest offensive coordinators in the country and now considered one of the brightest minds in the game five years ...

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    MORRIS: Give Gamecocks’ Ward time to get defense figured out

    NOW IS NOT THE TIME to panic over the defenseless South Carolina defense. The unit has plenty of time, beginning this weekend against East Carolina, to correct its problems.

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    Morris: Gamecocks and Tigers still can turn season around

    SO SOUTH CAROLINA and Clemson opened their seasons with a pair of 24-point losses, with the two Top-25 ranked teams taking it on their respective chins by a combined score of 97-49.

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