There are always days like Saturday in the Southeastern Conference schedule, when the league that likes to think of itself as God's gift to college football shares its wealth with a few cream puffs who are willing to take a beating in exchange for a thanks-for-the-W check.
Idaho, Charleston Southern, Georgia Southern, Charlotte, Florida Atlantic and The Citadel were the patsies this time. But half of them brought more than envy.
At Columbia, S.C., home of the South Carolina Gamecocks, the local running back was the star of the game. Unfortunately for the local fans, Tyler Renew was playing for The Citadel.
In his homecoming, the young man who used to sell peanuts at...