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In what can only be called a sad way to end a productive career, Stephen Garcia was kicked off the Gamecock football team on Tuesday of this week.
The ups and downs are officially over, for better or for worse.
Stephen was third all-time in most passing lists, throwing for over 7,500 yards and 40 touchdowns.
Wins against Clemson, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
Over 23 wins as a starter.
First quarterback to ever win the SEC East.
Record of 0-3 starting bowl games.
For what it is worth, Stephen Garcia was always a great student. He graduated, and was involved in all of his classes. He is also a good person...who seems to have a problem.
Gamecock Nation will never forget the positives this young man brought, and the hope he gave this football program—hopefully, as much as he will be remembered for screwing things up and getting himself kicked off.
Good luck, Stephen, in all your future endeavors. Thank you so much for all of the great things you brought to the South Carolina fanbase. It is now time for me to sadly hang my No. 5 jersey in the closet.
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