Shaw/Thompson: Greatest QB Duo in Gamecock History

Shaw/Thompson: Greatest QB Duo in Gamecock History

Next season, the Gamecocks will be replacing the most decorated single-season passer in school history.

However, South Carolina will also be moving on from the greatest two-year stretch the program has ever seen from two different quarterbacks.

Here's a look at what Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson managed to do as South Carolin's leading passers from 2013-14:

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10 Plays That Shaped South Carolina's Season

10 Plays That Shaped South Carolina's Season

With South Carolina preparing to face Miami in the Independence Bowl, now seems like a good time to step back and reflect on how the Gamecocks wound up heading to Shreveport. 

A team that began the season with a top-ten ranking sputtered to a .500 record and three wins in the conference. However, South Carolina did manage its fourth win in five tries over Georgia and just its second win ever in Gainesville. 

ow did it happen? Here are the 10 plays that shaped the 2014 campaign for South Carolina. 

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The Pros and Cons of "Head-Coach-In-Waiting"

The Pros and Cons of "Head-Coach-In-Waiting"

As Gamecock fans clamor for a certain defensive-minded coach from Florida, the idea of creating a "head-coach-in-waiting" has been floated around.

This is certainly not a new concept, but it has never (publicly) been done at South Carolina. There's also the tiny detail of Will Muschamp not being employed by the Gamecocks at this time. However, let's overlook that and assume that Muschamp winds up in Columbia. 

Here would be a few pros and cons of naming Will Muschamp as South Carolina's "head-coach-in-waiting."

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