Spurrier says Clowney is working hard to return

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 2:00 PM
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COLUMBIA — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says injured All-American Jadeveon Clowney is working hard so he can play against Arkansas on Saturday.

Spurrier said Tuesday he will know later in the week if Clowney has recovered enough from a strained muscle to Saturday.

Spurrier says if Clowney doesn’t play another down for the 14th-ranked Gamecocks, the junior has made a tremendous impact on the program.

Since the 6-foot-6, 274-pound defensive end said shortly before kickoff last Saturday against Kentucky that he was in too much pain to play, there have been questions about whether the potential No. 1 pick in next year’s NFL draft was shutting it down for the season.

Spurrier says he, Clowney and the training staff all handled things poorly after the Gamecocks (4-1, 2-1) beat Kentucky 35-28.

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David Parker
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David Parker 10/08/13 - 02:52 pm
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Spurrier trying to stay

Spurrier trying to stay relevant......priceless

soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/08/13 - 03:24 pm
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Clowney hasn't played a game this season. Enlarged head?
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Inflated EGO. Major ATTITUDE. Mental diseases.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/08/13 - 03:25 pm
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He was around the tackle. He was in the area. Reminds me of
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a certain Notre Dame player. Does Clowney have a girl friend?

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rmwhitley 10/08/13 - 05:31 pm
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Unfortunately,
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I believe the Gamecocks are done for the year as I hope the Dawgs are.

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etlinks 10/09/13 - 07:08 am
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Yeah Spurrier stuck his foot

Yeah Spurrier stuck his foot in his mouth and will do it again but Clowney is not the only problem with the defense.

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soapy_725 10/09/13 - 08:25 am
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Gaping sinkhole in Gamecock defensive line. LOL
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Gaping sinkhole in Gamecock defensive line. LOL

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soapy_725 10/09/13 - 08:27 am
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No one player should get all of the media attention. T E A M
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Eleven individuals make it happen when they are on the field. Or they FAIL. To much TV getting to the "drama of the game".

bright idea
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bright idea 10/09/13 - 09:15 am
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Becoming a habit

Spurrier is making a habit of taking things back that fly out of his mouth.

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David Parker 10/09/13 - 12:23 pm
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He's a drunkard. So am i but

He's a drunkard. So am i but still

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