Whew!  Are you kidding me?  The Gamecocks squeaked by another heart-stopper and The Red Man had to leave the bleacher seats on Worsham Street to escape the raw emotions and even rawer language of the old woman Slow during the game at Central Florida earlier today.  Yep, final score was 28 to 25 as the Cocks snatched victory  from the jaws of defeat.  Here’s my nominations for the Game Changers today.  Familiar names.  Familiar faces.  My heroes.

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The Red Man’s Personal Favorite

JC – Jadeveon Clowney

Doesn’t have last year’s numbers, but opponenets develop game plans around him

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Mike Davis – Running Back

Big shoes to fill with loss of Marcus Lattimore last season –

but he’s up to the job

He had so many rushing yards our statistician lost count

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The Old Bald Coach Steve Spurrier

Behind 10 – 0 at halftime

He can flat-out make adjustments

Give him The Red Man’s Paw Snaps and Twirls Game Ball!

Bad News for the Cocks today when QB Connor Shaw went down with a shoulder injury in the first quarter.  Backup QB Dylan Thompson took the field and did a good job of game management.  What does this turn of events mean for the season?  Only time and the Kentrucky game next week will tell…

In the meantime, hope all of our Amigos and Sports Fans are having a fabulous weekend and all your favorite teams are winning.  A special condolence to our LSU blogger friend the K-9 Miss Harper Lee and her mommy and daddy and all of our LSU neighbor fans on Worsham Street tonight as they were on the losing side of a heartbreaker between the hedges in Athens.

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LSU QB Zach Mettenberger had a helluva game –

took some hard hits but played his heart out

Well Sports Fans, we hope you continue hanging in with us – tomorrow’s our 3rd Anniversary for our Rants and Raves…who knew we had enough opinions to keep going for 3 years…Geez Louise.  Our cast of characters appreciates your clicking us into your cyberspace!

Get me outta here Percy – with all this excitement I need to take a paws to pee…

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