Video highlights, plus a roundup of news and notes from Steve Spurrier's weekly press conference, held Monday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
-- D.J. Swearinger, Shaq Wilson, T.J. Johnson and Justice Cunningham are the captains for the season opener. Spurrier said coaches pick the captains for early games; players choose permanent captains during the team's open week in early November.
-- Spurrier said the team won't limit Marcus Lattimore's carries against Vanderbilt. Spurrier said Lattimore could get anywhere from 20 to 40 carries, whatever it is necessary. At the same time, Spurrier said the team wants to get No. 2 running back Kenny Miles more carries early on in the year than Miles got last season.
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-- Lattimore will wear a knee brace against Vandy but may not keep it all year, Spurrier said.
-- While there is no plan to make sure freshman Mike Davis gets carries on Thursday, Spurrier said the team won't redshirt anyone who can contribute.
-- Spurrier said he he's not going to stop quarterback Connor Shaw from running, but he wants him to give passing routes a chance. Shaw hasn't been hit in practice.
-- Spurrier on Shaq Roland "He should play here and there a little bit. He's still learning a little bit here and there."
-- USC's top two punters - Tyler Hull and Patrick Fish - both will wear No. 13. "We don’t want the other team to know which one is out there," Spurrier said.
-- Spurrier said the Commodores are not a lesser team anymore: "They are trying to play football at Vanderbilt. They really are. They are spending the money. ... The word out of Vandy is they are ready to play well. We have absolutely no excuses if we don’t play well."
-- Spurrier says the team isn't as worried about Tropical Storm Isaac as they were a few days ago. The projected track has shifted.
-- Spurrier on his good mood: "I think we all like each other around here, maybe more than in year’s past."