Steve Spurrier: Connor Shaw Expected to Play vs. Florida

1:35 PM, Nov 8, 2011   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- During his weekly news conference, Head USC Football Coach Steve Spurrier said quarterback Connor Shaw should be able to play on Saturday, after suffering a concussion last week.

The sophomore from Flowery Branch, GA, was injured in the Nov. 5 loss to No. 8 Arkansas (8-1, 4-1 SEC). Previous Coverage: Connor Shaw Has Concussion, Will Be Evaluated This Week

Shaw did not practice Monday, but was expected to throw the ball around late Tuesday. He could be back to practicing in full gear by mid-week.

Spurrier said Shaw had done well in tests performed by medical staff.

Spurrier also said safety Devonte Holloman is still suffering from his concussion, and its still not clear if he'll be ready for the game. The coach says right now, it appears spur linebacker Antonio Allen will return after missing last week's game with  neck spasms.

South Carolina takes on Florida (5-4, 3-4 SEC) in a game that could decide if the Gamecocks win the Eastern Division. If USC wins and Georgia loses to Auburn, the Gamecocks would clinch the title for the second year in a row.

South Carolina takes on the Gators at Williams-Brice at noon, and you can watch all the action on WLTX-TV/CBS.



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