South Carolina players, from left, Jasper Brinkley, Marque Hall, Nathan Pepper and Gerrod Sinclair celebrate a Hall sack of Louisiana Lafayette quarterback Michael Desormeaux, bottom, in the second quarter.
South Carolina players, from left, Jasper Brinkley, Marque Hall, Nathan Pepper and Gerrod Sinclair celebrate a Hall sack of Louisiana Lafayette quarterback Michael Desormeaux, bottom, in the second quarter.
South Carolina players, from left, Jasper Brinkley, Marque Hall, Nathan Pepper and Gerrod Sinclair celebrate a Hall sack of Louisiana Lafayette quarterback Michael Desormeaux, bottom, in the second quarter.

A rusty beginning

September 02, 2007 12:08 AM