TFP - Bye week edition.
Saturday Down South: Drew Lang posts a Bye Week Breakdown: 5 areas where South Carolina can improve. None of themwill surprise you much but it's good to see an outsider categorize our major areas of weakness.
Bleacher Report: Is Steve Spurrier Right to Publicly Criticize His South Carolina Team? Editorial style; no slideshow - and pretty evenhanded. At the end of the day, Spurrier is going to be Spurrier. Nobody is ever going to change him.
GoGamecocks: Josh Kendall writes that Interference calls help and hinder the Gamecocks. "Pass interference is not a particular point of emphasis for SEC officials this season. It only seems that way when South Carolina is playing." Plus - Our top 2016 QB target Brandon McIlwain is halfway through tour of final six.
Gamecock Cereal: David Caraviello, the Post & Courier's USC beat writer, joins Rixon for another Five for Five.
The Big Spur: The boys call up Perry Orth's momma to get the inside dish on our co-No. 2 QB. I would have died if the press called my mom when I was 19-20. Plus - Ward reviewing all aspects of defense (from Thursday). And - On the hardcourt, John Del Bianco lists the Five big games for Gamecocks in 2014-15 season.
Gene Sapakoff: No Wojcik-like red flags in South Carolina head coach Frank Martin's job review (from Thursday).
In other news ...
Team Speed Kills: Treon Harris Accuser Drops Complaint; Quarterback Reinstated.
CBS Sports: Bama backbiting in full blossom - Fran Tarkenton bashes AJ McCarron: He's an average QB at best.