Well, that was fast. For all the talk of Jadeveon Clowney and South Carolina’s defense this offseason, it was the Gamecocks’ offense that struck first to start the college football season. On the opening possession of the game, Connor Shaw dropped back and fired deep to wide receiver Shaq Roland who had outstripped his defender deep down the middle.
The result? A 67-yard touchdown, less than 80 seconds into the game. Check it out:
We’re expecting this one to be a good game — North Carolina has to hope that blown coverage was an aberration.