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2014 Missouri Tigers football preview: South Carolina

Darren Hellwege is previewing each of Missouri’s football opponents for the 2014 season. The previews are being published Aug. 1 – 13 and will appear in the order of play.

Missouri at South Carolina
: Sept. 27, time TBD
Record: Gamecocks finished 11-2 overall in 2013 and haven’t lost at Williams-Brice Stadium in two years; overall an 18 game win streak in Columbia

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Darren Hellwege, Sports Commentator

After trailing 17-0 behind backup Dylan Thompson, the Gamecocks brought injured Connor Shaw off the bench for an amazing comeback, defeating the Tigers 27-24 in double overtime, Mizzou’s first loss of the 2013 season. Finished behind Missouri for the SEC East championship, but with an 11-2 season and No. 4 finish in both USA Today/Coaches poll and AP.  For the third year in a row, South Carolina beat the eventual SEC Eastern Division champ (in this case, Missouri) but ended up one game behind. And they’ll compete for (and I predict finally win) the East Division crown once again this year.

In a nutshell: If new QB Thompson steps up (and I think he will) Read more of this post