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Steve Spurrier (AP)

Steve Spurrier (AP)

South Carolina may not have decided on its starting quarterback yet, but the annual egg toss does have a clear winner.

In what has become a yearly tradition, the Gamecocks’ offense defeated the defense in the 2015 edition of the “Egg Toss,” which is held at Steve Spurrier’s house.

This should make South Carolina fans happy. Why? The offense should be the group on the team with the best hands.

How would you feel if your cornerbacks (sometimes referred to as receivers who can’t catch) were beating the wide receivers in a contest where soft hands should provide an advantage? Quarterbacks also should possess a softer touch for tossing eggs back and forth.

The majority of the time defenders need to cause deflections and knock the ball down, so they were at an obvious disadvantage here. Frankly, it would have been worrisome if the offense didn’t win.

Hopefully these egg-catching talents translate to the field, although it may be harder to catch footballs with defenders trying to tackle you.

South Carolina opens the season on Sept. 4 against North Carolina.


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