The State of the Spurrier Address

Posted by on July-19-2009 Add Comments

The use of the word "excitement" and finding the phrase "a high pitched fervor" in the same sentence isn't at all uncommon for observers of the South Carolina Gamecock fan base.

It's an annual tradition, a feat quite frankly unmatched, for those fans to have unbridled optimism. 

Optimism, preceded by "cautious," isn't commonplace.

It's had its rightful place at times.

The days before their first victory against the Florida Gators back in November 2005 were a fitting occasion.

The mere thought they had a chance to compete for the SEC Eastern Division hasn't been an ideal time for anything other than a pessimistic view—including the 2002 season that followed one of their best seasons (9-4) in r...

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