Spurrier: No. 6 Gamecocks better than Kentucky - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Spurrier: No. 6 Gamecocks better than Kentucky

Steve Spurrier speaks to the media on Tuesday. Steve Spurrier speaks to the media on Tuesday.

JEFFREY COLLINS
Associated Press

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - Coach Steve Spurrier says No. 6 South Carolina is better than Kentucky.

While the coach is obviously very confident, he says if the Gamecocks don't play better than the Wildcats on Saturday, Kentucky "can certainly beat us."

The ingredients appear to be there for a rout for South Carolina.

The Wildcats don't look any better than the team the Gamecocks beat 54-3 last season, and South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw's injured shoulder appears healed.

Shaw completed 20 straight passes to finish last week's 31-10 win over Missouri. The junior needs just five completions to start Saturday's game to pass former Tennessee QB Tee Martin's SEC record of 25 competitions. The Football Bowl Subdivision record is 36 completions by East Carolina's Dominique Davis.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:34:10 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

  • Hundreds pack Birmingham temple to celebrate Mike Slive's life

    Hundreds pack Birmingham temple to celebrate Mike Slive's life

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:26:59 GMT
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)

    The overwhelming message on Friday morning? Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive was tough man who just so happened to be one of the nicest people you’d ever meet.

    The overwhelming message on Friday morning? Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive was tough man who just so happened to be one of the nicest people you’d ever meet.

  • Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive has passed away

    Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive has passed away

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:29:01 GMT

    Michael L. Slive, the seventh commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, died Wednesday in Birmingham at the age of 77.

    Michael L. Slive, the seventh commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, died Wednesday in Birmingham at the age of 77.

Powered by Frankly