South Carolina Gamecocks

1st SEC I | 33-4
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      Seeing the Game in a New Way

      Mike and Jean Sutton love listening to baseball on the radio, but Jean has never actually seen a baseball field. The Suttons are both blind, and Mike sought out an opportunity that would allow the descriptive words they hear on the radio to come to life by touching, feeling, and even smelling those things that those with sight may take for granted. "I wasn't interested in baseball until after I got married," Jean said. "Baseball is a good sport for blind people because it is so easy to follow. There are a lot of blind baseball fans." "She likes that there are only nine guys to keep up with," Mike later joked and Jean confirmed. The South Carolina Baseball Office arranged a time for the Columbia

    • Breaking Down the Running Backs
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      Breaking Down the Running Backs

      A year ago, the running back position was filled with question marks. Junior David Williams was the lone back who entered the season with any notable experience and was thought to be the heir apparent after serving as an apprentice under Mike Davis and Brandon Wilds, both of whom went on to the NFL. However, Williams was quickly passed on the depth chart, first by redshirt freshman A.J. Turner, then by true freshman Rico Dowdle, and now finds himself as a graduate transfer finishing his collegiate career at Arkansas. Pressed into service, Turner and Dowdle both shined at times in their rookie season, as they combined for over 1,200 yards and nine touchdowns on the ground. With the experience