Honestly, I can't decide, but it is illustrative that the media, both nationwide and in Columbia is shrugging their shoulders over Garcia's latest suspension. Same for the Gamecock fans and head coach. Compare that to the mass hysteria over the off season shenanigans of The Great Bulldog Crime Spree. I think it is clear Garcia has a drinking problem; maybe not as an alcoholic, but as someone who just can't get through his mind that there are times to have a beer or three and then there are times you just don't.
I also find it interesting that no one has accused Spurrier of running a program that is too soft regarding off field issues, despite the myriad of issues that have happened over there. Yeah, he's suspended Garcia five times. Each time, he has let him back on the field. Hell, he let him play in the Peach Bowl, after he got rung up for knocking back a
There is no doubt in my mind that Garcia will play in Athens on September 10th, unless Connor Shaw is much, much better than Garcia in the fall practices or lights up East Carolina in Charlotte in their opener. So I guess I am saying Garcia will be suspended for the opener and nothing more. Let's be clear, Spurrier is a pragmatist over all else. If Garcia is his best QB option come fall, he'll have to do much more than drink a few beers in a hotel room to get the permanent hook.
I guess a ring or two buys you that kind of leeway from fans and press.
So, which is worse? Arguably the