In defending one of those players -- receiver Syvelle Newton, who was accused of punching another student last weekend before the criminal charges were dropped -- Spurrier pointed west to Knoxville. "I guess at one time somebody accused [Newton] of slapping him or something," Spurrier said Wednesday. "But this was not a full-blown fight. If you want to read about some full-blown fights, read about the Tennessee players, not our guys. We've not had any knockdown, drag-out fights amongst our players."
Two South Carolina football players were arrested early Sunday and charged with simple marijuana possession, raising the total number of Gamecocks arrested since the end of last season to 11. Sophomore linebacker Josh Johnson, sophomore defensive back Ty Erving and another 18-year-old man were cited not far from the university after an officer smelled marijuana coming from the parked car the players were sitting in, according to a police report. ... Nine other Gamecocks players have been arrested on charges ranging from domestic violence to grand larceny.
It's nice to see King Hypocrite back in college football. He did his best to ruin my favorite NFL team, so it's nice for me to go back to hating him. It's even nicer when he looks like a jackass, as is the case today.