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South Carolina is off this week. Up next is Vanderbilt at home.

South Carolina football: Dissecting the Gamecocks’ bye week

Hale McGranahan

On Monday afternoon, SEC Country South Carolina football reporter Hale McGranahan joined Straight Up With Sturg on ESPN Upstate.

Mark Sturgis welcomed McGranahan during the second hour on 97.1 FM. Listen to the interview below.

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  • 25:25 South Carolina has a record 5-2 and is on a roll. Is the bye week a good thing or would the Gamecocks rather keep this momentum train rolling?
  • 27:00 The second-to-last play against Tennessee lasted only three seconds? Somehow, yes. But it’s a moot point anyway.
  • 28:20 What was the word in the press box at Neyland Stadium, regarding the future of Volunteers coach Butch Jones?
  • 30:08 South Carolina is knocking on the door of bowl eligibility. Some other big things could be on the horizon for the Gamecocks in 2017.
  • 31:18 Is there any frustration with the state of the offense? Given the preseason expectations, it’s been a tough start to 2017 on that side of the ball.
  • 33:00 Even though South Carolina has had their its fair share of struggles on the offensive side of the ball, the season is off to a strong start.
  • 33:30 Why isn’t Hayden Hurst getting more touches? Is he just helping out as a blocker or is there more to it?