Tuesday July 29, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is
hinting that suspended quarterback Stephen Garcia could return
earlier than expected.
Spurrier said Tuesday he'd know in the next few days if Garcia
would be there when the Gamecocks report for summer practice later
this week. The freshman had been suspended by the university from
practicing with the team until Aug. 15.
Spurrier says he hoped Garcia would get the green light to
rejoin the team, but would stay out of what is the university's
decision. Spurrier has said that junior Tommy Beecher would be South
Carolina's starter at quarterback this fall, no matter who else is
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