This might be Steve Spurrier’s best team. His swagger at SEC Media Days was evident. His road schedule is workable. His defense features Jadeveon Clowney, one of the most fearsome figures in all of college football. This could be the year.
But should you buy the hype? How much of South Carolina’s expectations are linked directly to Clowney’s legend, and are experts looking past obvious flaws because of his game-changing abilities? Hear Ty and Dan talk with Andy Staples from SI.com about the Gamecocks’ chances in 2013: