There’s no delusion like offseason delusion.

In the summer of 2002, if you visited the fever swamps of the Gamecock message boards, you would have learned that South Carolina was getting ready to deploy that season’s Heisman Trophy winner, a former baseball player named Corey Jenkins.

Jenkins didn’t win the Heisman.  In fact, if memory serves, he didn’t even make it through the season as the starter.  He did have one memorable moment, though not one that ‘Cock fans particularly cherish.

I only bring this up because it looks like we may have a new sheriff in town, boys.

Auburn fans are so cute this time of year.


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15 responses to “There’s no delusion like offseason delusion.

  1. Keese

    When do we get to hear Gus Malzans wife chime in?


  2. Any excuse to play that clip Senator. Thanks for kicking off my Memorial day weekend. 🙂


  3. Please tell me someone claims that a Vols TE is going to be a Heisman contender so you can post that clip of Jarvis against the Gators this year. Awe heck, here ya go:


  4. AlphaDawg

    Wasn’t Tannyhill still the starter in 02?


  5. Comin' Down The Track

    Sheriff… Marshall.

    I see what you did there.


    • Dog in Fla

      Excellent catch! Did the Barney Fife topic in the preceding thread heighten your senses to assist in the apprehension?


  6. Dawg in Beaumont

    I know I’ve said it before, but I love how 2 of the 7 SEC West teams will start a QB kicked out of UGA, yet we are thUGA. Go figure.


  7. 81Dog

    you should try living in Columbus, Senator. AU people are all over the place down there, and the average AU fan seems to lack any sense of humor, irony or shame when it comes to football. They could be the Jerry Tarkanian/UNLV of college football, except that the NCAA at least TRIED to torpedo Tark. At least Cam Newton’s clothes and car were paid for by the time he got to AU; not sure about his laptop. 😉


  8. uglydawg

    Clemson without a lake.


  9. SK

    That’s a young Mark Richt at the very end. Good lookin’ fella.