Although his team is 4-1 and ranked fourteenth in the country, South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier is displeased with his team’s lack of of effort in at the end of games. The Gamecocks have given up an unacceptable 51 fourth-quarter points over their past three games, allowing inferior opponents to mount late comebacks. It’s a trend that can’t continue if the Gamecocks hope to content for an SEC title.
Spurrier, who said there would be some changes to the defensive personnel this week, spoke about the problem during a teleconference on Sunday:
I don’t know if we can change it or not. We’re coaching our tails off as hard as we can. I just don’t know if we can change it or not.
We’re still winning, so that makes it not as tough. We don’t like it, but if that’s who we are, that’s the kind of team we’re going to be all year, it looks like. We’re going to try and change it, though (The Post and Courier).
Man, if only the Gamecocks had a superhuman defensive player known for his relentless effort…
[Source: The Post and Courier]