The experience of preparing for the playoffs in the three previous seasons does help with how to manage practices and the players. Dabo believes in the Tigers formula to be successful in the postseason.
“In my judgment, I felt this was best for the team moving forward," Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said. "Ultimately, I’m charged with putting the team in the best position to succeed, and I felt these moves were necessary in order to do that.”
South Carolina finally knows its bowl game destination with certainty. After posting a 7-5 record overall with a 4-4 mark in the Southeastern Conference, the Gamecocks will play in the Belk Bowl against the Virginia Cavaliers.
The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees agreed to extend the contract of head football coach Will Muschamp and a handful of his top assistants, making one of them a million-dollar man in the process.