The best returning Gamecock? Analytics point to name that might surprise.
The challenge of using any sort of analytics is splitting the difference when something surprises. Is there something wrong with the system, or is it showing something in a different light?South Carolina’s football team has a few of candidates for best returning player. Shi Smith is a four-year starter. Aaron Sterling did some damage on the defensive line last year. The offensive line has several returning starters, Jaycee Horn showed well for two seasons, and some of the younger players have the potential to take the mantle soon.The analytics outfit Pro Football Focus named the top returning ...
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