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South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Georgia Bulldogs: Steve Spurrier weekly press conference

Perry Orth and Steve Spurrier met with the media today as the Gamecocks move forward and look to put the season back on track against Georgia.

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Your new starting quarterback Perry Orth and his head ball coach sat with the media late Tuesday morning to discuss last week's loss and the week three matchup in Athens against the Bulldogs. Spurrier wasn't in the room long, answering questions for just under 15 minutes. Here's some highlights on what the two had to say:

On injured QB Connor Mitch:

Orth and 3rd string QB Michael Scarnecchia visited the hospitalized Mitch Sunday afternoon, and Steve Spurrier and QB coach G.A. Mangus stopped by yesterday.

On Perry Orth's demeanor after one practice as the starter:

While he may lack the height and weight typically seen in a FBS starting quarterback, Orth has served steady so far taking snaps for the Gamecocks.

On the HBC's success against Georgia throughout his career:

On some shake-ups in the depth chart for the offense:

True freshman Lorenzo Nunez is listed as the second string quarterback this weekend and Shon Carson jumped over David Williams as the second string running back.

As for some walk-ons developing better than scholarship guys:

Everybody loves a good underdog story, but you also want to see the guys you expect to develop and improve take the field.

Compliments to the home crowd:

The fans stuck around Saturday night and they came up big enough in the second half to earn some props from the HBC.

Injury notes:

Other than Connor Mitch, Chris Lammons is the only other injured Gamecock. Lammons may miss more time than previously expected. Other than those two, everyone else is healthy and ready to go against the Bulldogs.