South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia should be back under center against visiting Auburn on Saturday.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier released a depth chart Monday that lists Stephen Garcia as the No. 1 quarterback.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier may wait until Friday to name either senior Stephen Garcia or sophomore Connor Shaw as his starter against East Carolina.
After being banned from participating in all team activities last April, Garcia is officially back with the Gamecocks.
Despite being suspended twice this spring and four times overall (maybe five, I've lost count) Stephen Garcia still sits atop South Carolina's post-spring depth chart.
South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia has shed his sling and was throwing late into practice this Wednesday. Garcia is ready to play this Saturday as the Gamecocks face Auburn in the SEC Championship.
South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia hurt his thumb on his right (throwing) hand and left shoulder last week against Clemson.
South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia had a huge passing day against Vanderbilt as he completed 31-of-39 passes for 355 yards, two scores, and an interception.
South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier was hoping the 'good' Stephen Garcia would play against Alabama and with 201 yards and three touchdowns on 17-of-20 passing, it is safe to say he was there.
Despite some pivotal fumbles against Auburn and being benched in favor of Connor Shaw, Stephen Garcia will get the start when the Gamecocks take on Alabama.
It seems the South Carolina quarterback situation went from crystal clear to a bit murky. When asked who would start against Alabama, head coach Steve Spurrier said "I don't know what we'll do...We've got too far to go for (a decision). But we're not going to have competition."
Stephen Garcia was nearly perfect against Auburn as he completed 15-of-21 passes for 305 yards and three touchdowns. However two fumbles hurt mightily and led to Connor Shaw's participation in the contest.
"The guy that is going to play and the guy that's going to finish is who gives us the best chance to win." South Carolina quarterback coach GA Mangus said. "We haven't done a whole lot of hitting the quarterbacks hard, so I think the first game will give us a pretty good idea of where we're at."
Well to the surprise of few, Steve Spurrier has said that he will play both Stephen Garcia and true freshman Connor Shaw at quarterback when the season opens against Southern Miss. It remains to be seen how much time each quarterback will play.