South Carolina head coach had two updates on some Gamecocks this morning after the Gamecocks held an early morning practice.
It's sad news to hear on Rico McWilliams. He was a solid recruit in the 2012 class who had potential as someone to work into the rotation at cornerback/special teams. Alabama made a run at him later in the recruiting process so you know South Carolina got a good player in McWilliams. Hopefully, the surgery will go well for McWilliams and he'll return to full health soon.
The news on Clowney is interesting. We've heard in the past that Clowney could slide inside on certain passing situations to allow him a better chance at rushing the quarterback. The Gamecocks have some talented defensive ends like Chaz Sutton who could step in on the outside when Clowney moves in the middle. It would certainly give the Gamecocks an advantage having all of these talented players on the field at one time.
South Carolina returns to the practice fields Tuesday morning at 8:30.