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Shawn Elliott postgame press conference: South Carolina effort "disappointing" in loss to The Citadel

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The interim head coach meets the media after dropping a 23-22 affair to The Citadel.

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Not a lot of good to take out of South Carolina's 23-22 upset loss to The Citadel this afternoon. Interim head coach Shawn Elliott met the media afterwards and expressed his disappointment at the result of the game. The first half, especially, was a struggle (moreso the first quarter) as the Gamecocks had no answers for the Bulldogs' triple-option offensive attack.

On the failed two-point conversion that would have put the Gamecocks up 24-17, which set up The Citadel's eventual game-winning score:

On the touchdown that was called back:

On Skai Moore not starting:

On #1 Clemson coming in next week, with the Tigers needing a win against the Gamecocks and a victory in the ACC Championship against North Carolina in two weeks to clinch a national semifinal appearance: