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Gameday notebook: Texas A&M

Kenny Hill: It took him only one game as a starter to pass for more yards in a game than former Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman winner Johnny Manziel, but sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill shattered Manziel’s mark.

	Head coach Steve Spurrier’s undefeated record in season openers at South Carolina was tarnished with Thursday’s loss to Texas A&M.

Aggies annihilate Gamecocks

Reaching the SEC championship game isn’t a lost cause for the No. 9 South Carolina football team. But it is going to be much harder than anticipated.

	Running back Mike Davis ran nine times for 49 yards at the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1. The Gamecocks beat Wisconsin, 34-24.

Davis to power offense

Rumors regarding junior running back Mike Davis’ health spread like wildfires. But those wildfires have been extinguished by head coach Spurrier.

Depth at linebacker gives defense new look

The South Carolina defense has instability in the secondary and inexperience on the defensive line. Early on in 2014, the team will need to be the linebacking corps that holds the Gamecocks’ defense together, as the unit works on becoming cohesive.

Around the Nation: Games to watch in week one

The No. 12 Clemson Tigers and the No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs will face off this weekend in a game that has many Gamecock fans wondering, “Is there any possible way that both teams could lose…because that would be awesome.”

Walton to start over Moore Thursday

Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward announced after practice Tuesday that sophomore linebacker Jonathan Walton will start in the linebacker position against Texas A&M Thursday.

South Carolina during the NCAA Golf Championships at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas, on Monday, May 26, 2014. (Photo by Steven Colquitt)

Men's golf to begin season in California

As the men’s golf team enters its first tournament this weekend in Pebble Beach, California, the team is looking to build off its success from last season when they finished the year ranked in the top 25, according to Golfweek. After placing first in three of its tournaments last year, the Gamecocks return five starters who finished ninth at the NCAA Tournament last season.