Originally Posted by Stuck in Virginia
I once had a snooty shopkeeper tell me "SC doesn't belong in the SEC. They never should have been allowed in".
Never went back to her store and, if anything, it seems Vanderbilt is the odd one. Small, private v. all the big, public universities.
Living well is the best revenge! Go Gamecocks.
A sports columnist in Kentucky made that statement in the mid 90s about
South Carolina as I recall. He said that we were not "SEC" material and should
never had been allowed in the Conference.
Shortly after that, South Carolina went on 10 game win streak against
UK before losing the game against them in 2010. From the time we
started that streak, SC has now gone 12 of the last 13 games against
them, and UK is a team that struggles to stay out of the cellar in the
SEC East almost every single season.
If we weren't in the SEC the conference would not be benefitting from
our three consecutive 11 win seasons, Three consecutive Bowl wins and
National exposure that Coaches Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier have brought
this program. ....... We haven't reached the pinnacle of this conference
yet, but we Belong here without a doubt. WE BELONG HERE