The Gamecocks’ quarterback gets a lot of grief from his teammates – and even his coach – about his big head.
No one, mind you, is calling Jake Bentley egotistical. They just think he has a large head.
Head coach Will Muschamp made a crack about it at SEC Media Days when Bentley said he thought his suit looked better than Muschamp’s.
The coach’s response: “You see how big his head is. Ever seen the Flintstones’ Gazoo, the martian?” Bentley is used to it by now.
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Briefly this summer, teammate Terry Googer changed his Twitter avatar to an old picture of Bentley that he believed highlighted the size of the quarterback’s noggin.
Bentley, a sophomore, will make his eighth career start Saturday at 3 p.m. in Bank of America Stadium against N.C. State.
The Gamecocks are expected to have a potent offense powered by Bentley but have question marks on defense, the side of the ball on which Muschamp always seems to find a way to figure out something that works.