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Former South Carolina QB Phil Petty, a three-year starter for the program under head coach Lou Holtz, has passed away at 43 years old...
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Petty led South Carolina on the biggest season-to-season turnaround in NCAA history. After the team went 0-11 in 1999, he took over as a full-time starter for the Gamecocks in 2000 — leading the program to an 8-4 record and an Outback Bowl victory over Ohio State. The team returned to the Outback Bowl again the following season and took down the Buckeyes in a postseason rematch.
(The Spun)

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So sorry to hear this. Way too young. Condolences to his family and Gamecock fans.
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Sudden Adult Death Syndrome?
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That's the new term they're using these days.
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They said he won’t back down.
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That picture looks like he played inthe 60's
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was he the QB on diners drive in and dives? that did hot dogs? or was that a alabama qb
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Came here for the “got the jab” comments
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probably got the jab. Lots of young people dying these days.
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kkv75
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Way to spread stupid rumor with no proof. Thumbs up!
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God I love this place
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The left tell you no, mean while everyone else knows it's true. Sad
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"legendary"???
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I was thing the same thing. He so legendary that I have no idea who he is.
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He was legendary to SC. Just how we have players who are legendary to us, that other schools would not think are. Hester, Davie, etc.
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Vaxxed.
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This is petty, but never heard of him
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Biko
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South Carolina was outbidding people for bowl games back then. A lot of good it did them lol
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They said they just wanted to piss you off. 20+ years later, looks like they succeeded.
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