Closer to the vintage Spurrier | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC - News, Sports, Entertainment: "AUBURN, Ala. -- Clemson football fans should be taking South Carolina fans to brunch today all over the Palmetto State. Sweet tea and empathy.
Or maybe Gamecock supporters ought to pay.
Both teams went through the same torture at Jordan-Hare Stadium: Seize momentum, watch mammoth quarterback Cam Newton rally Auburn into a frenzy, get the game back under control. Only to lose a heartbreaker.
'We had our chances to win,' South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia understated Saturday night after the No. 12 Gamecocks suffered a 35-27 loss to No. 17 Auburn.
A bunch of Clemson players and coaches said the same thing outside the same locker room a week earlier following a 27-24 overtime loss."