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Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares (Credit: Getty Images)

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his team's game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium. (Aug. 29, 2013)

No. 6 South Carolina vs. North Carolina

No. 6 South Carolina played North Carolina Thursday in the first college football game of the 2013 regular season.

Marcquis Roberts of the South Carolina Gamecocks tries
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Marcquis Roberts of the South Carolina Gamecocks tries to stop Romar Morris of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on Aug. 29, 2013 in Columbia, S.C.

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Shaq Roland #4
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Shaq Roland #4 of the South Carolina Gamecocks celebrates after catching a touchdown against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Shaq Roland #4
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Shaq Roland #4 of the South Carolina Gamecocks celebrates after catching a touchdown against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks
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Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks watches on as Bryn Renner of the North Carolina Tar Heels follows behind during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on Aug. 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina.

South Carolina wide receiver Shaq Roland (4) catches
(Credit: AP Photo Stephen Morton)

South Carolina wide receiver Shaq Roland (4) catches a touchdown pass while being defended by North Carolina cornerback Tim Scott (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: The North Carolina
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: The North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks are broken up by referees during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view of students of the South Carolina Gamecocks during their game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw (14) is tackled
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South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw (14) is tackled by North Carolina cornerback Jabari Price (4) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Bryn Renner #2
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Bryn Renner #2 of the North Carolina Tar Heels throws a pass against the South Carolina Gamecocks during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14 of the South Carolina Gamecocks runs with the ball against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14 of the South Carolina Gamecocks drops back to pass against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Drew Owens #88
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Drew Owens #88 of the South Carolina Gamecocks makes a catch between his legs against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Drew Williams #47
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Drew Williams #47 of the South Carolina Gamecocks is hit by Norkeithus Otis of the North Carolina Tar Heels as a penalty flag falls during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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South Carolina wide receiver Kane Whitehurst (85) celebrates
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South Carolina wide receiver Kane Whitehurst (85) celebrates with teammate wide receiver K.J. Brent (80) after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks runs off the field against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron is tackled
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North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron is tackled after a reception by South Carolina's Kadetrix Marcus and Brison Williams during the first half. (Aug. 29, 2013)

North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis (14) catches
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North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis (14) catches a touchdown pass in the back of the end zone during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones (3) is hit
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones (3) is hit after a throw by Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy (76) and Charles Johnson (95) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

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South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw (14) scrambles out
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South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw (14) scrambles out of the pocket during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, center, talks
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South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, center, talks to his team on the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares
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Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his team's game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium. (Aug. 29, 2013)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his teams game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view of helmets before the game betwen the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view of outside the stadium before the game betwen the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his teams game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view of helmets before the game betwen the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his teams game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his teams game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: Connor Shaw #14 of the South Carolina Gamecocks prepares for his game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view
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COLUMBIA, SC - AUGUST 29: A general view of a helmet before the game betwen the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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