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Tommy Beecher is the New Sheriff in Town

Tommy Beecher is the New Sheriff in Town

Friday night kicked off the 2008 football season for USC, as the Gamecocks hit the practice field in front of close to 1000 fans. It was Tommy Beecher's first practice as the starting quarterback for Carolina. Steve Spurrier is pleased with his new starting QB, and Beecher made it clear he has every intention of maintaining his new role. Read inside for the full story.

Moments after practice ended, Coach Spurrier met with the media and had high praise for Tommy Beecher. "He's about as knowledgeable as any quarterback I've ever had." Spurrier seldom speaks jargon, and if he says something, he means it. Gamecock fans can feel excited about the prospect of Beecher becoming a Spurrier-esque QB this season. It is something that fans have been waiting for since... Recommended Stories

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