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Agent Muschamp’s honeymoon

It’s not every day you see a Gamecock fan urge his fellows thusly:  “… let’s be patient and let Muschamp go to work.”

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Hanging together

Kirby and Boom, this year’s SEC buddy movie.

“I talk to Will a lot,” Smart said earlier this month. “We bounce ideas off each other of what he’s doing, what’s worked, what hasn’t worked. We always share information. He’s a very trustworthy friend when it comes to information when it’s not competitive information.”

If CBS grabs the broadcast of the Georgia-South Carolina game this year, I can hear the Verne gushing already.

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“I have a one-year time table.”

When it comes to fan expectations, South Carolina’s have always been… um, highly optimistic.  So Boom may be a perfect match for them.  At least for a while.

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Who needs a Gus Bus…

… when you’ve got a Boom Bus?

I wonder what kind of noise the horn makes.

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Clear as mud

Okay, NCAA, lemme see if I’ve got this straight:  Marcus Lattimore, due to his status as a former player and his presence through football camps and foundation, can be around the South Carolina program in an unpaid position, but Marcus Lattimore, due to his status as a former player and his presence through football camps and foundation, can’t be a paid member of the support staff… except Marcus Lattimore, due to his status as a former player and his presence through football camps and foundation, can be a paid member of Muschamp’s coaching staff.

Geez, that’s so convoluted, even Nick Saban couldn’t figure out a workaround.

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Those decided schematic advantages aren’t always what they’re cracked up to be.

Agent Muschamp now seems to admit the possibility exists that hiring Charlie Weis to be his first offensive coordinator at Florida may not have been such a hot move.

Will Muschamp, South Carolina’s new coach, says he made a mistake as a rookie coach at Florida when he tried to completely change the Gators’ offense. You’ll recall that Muschamp hired Charlie Weis as his offensive coordinator in 2011 and tried to install a pro-style offensive attack. Florida had won two national championships under Urban Meyer (2006, ’08) using a spread attack that relied heavily on the read option.

Muschamp went through three coordinators in four years as the Gators got into an offensive hole and never could get out.

“I probably made a mistake at Florida trying to change schematically from what they had done before,” Muschamp told me on a recent visit to his office. “As a result, we ended up not being very good at anything. These days you just don’t have time to make a lot of changes. You have to adapt to what your kids can do.”

Well, either that, or you just get rid of your kids.

This is one second act I’m really looking forward to watching.

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Friday morning buffet

Anyone hungry?

  • Another day, another athletic department in trouble with the Feds for something gender-based.
  • If anyone at Tennessee had a sense of humor, they’d let Fulmer present this award.
  • Jacob Eason, third-teamer.
  • Evidently we’re now at a point when Jim Harbaugh’s had enough “feuds” on Twitter that they can be ranked.
  • That probably explains why I’ve become jaded about stories like this.
  • I guess this stands as the highlight of Dylan Thompson’s career.
  • You a parent who’s worried about football and brain injury?  Well, Bruce Arians has some advice for you:  “people who say ‘I won’t let my son play it’ are fools.”  I guess that ends that discussion.
  • John Theus played through a rough season, physically speaking, last year.
  • And here’s a PSA (i.e., I have no financial interest in this) for those of you looking to find accommodations in Athens for G-Day.  Rent Like a Champion is a site that bills itself as a sort of “Airbnb, but with a primary focus on college football games”.  G-Day listings are here.  (BTW, if anyone uses the site, please report back here on your experience.)

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