September 23, 2007

Smelley has 'chance to go the distance'

As the next starting quarterback for South Carolina, Chris Smelley is smart enough to know he's planted firmly on the hot seat.

But when you play for Steve Spurrier, there's another rule that applies - as long as you play well, you'll stay out on the field

It's a high risk, high reward proposition.

Smelley will make his second career start Saturday when South Carolina (3-1, 1-1) faces Mississippi State at 12:30 p.m. at Williams Brice Stadium.

The contest will be regionally televised by the Lincoln Financial Network.

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