Sound Off: Breaking down Will Muschamp’s second season with South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina finished Year 2 under coach Will Muschamp with an 8-4 record. Mike Chapman joins SEC Country’s Hale McGranahan to look at the Gamecocks 2017 season in this edition of Zaxby’s Sound Off.

South Carolina is headed in the right direction

South Carolina finished with a record that was better than a lot of folks thought the Gamecocks could do, including Mike and Hale. (:25)

Looking back at the Clemson game. (:35)

There’s one glaring difference between South Carolina and Clemson. That’s talent. The Tigers have a ton of it. The Gamecocks, while they certainly have some, it’s not quite to that level. (1:20)

Nothing against the players at South Carolina right now, but Clemson has recruited at a level that’s second-to-none. (2:24)

Things are still headed in the right direction for the Gamecocks and help is on the way at a lot of positions. (3:17)

Will Muschamp and his coaches, as we speak, are on the road recruiting. (3:50)

Looking back at the 2017 season. (5:00)

The season started off on the right foot on the very first kickoff. (5:24)

Lots of players will be back in 2018, including wide receiver Deebo Samuel and linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams. (6:43)

Defensively, South Carolina played way better than anyone expected in 2017, though the offense did struggle. (7:37)

What bowl season means, moving forward. (8:13)

Mike and Hale name their MVPs for the season, offense and defense. (8:31)

Which bowl sites are possibilities for South Carolina this season? (12:18)

If you get an opportunity to follow the Gamecocks to Florida, do it. (13:52)

For now, it’s recruiting season. Muschamp and his staff hit the road  on Sunday. (14:46)

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