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Notebook: Swearinger Swag
D.J. Swearinger had to be one upset individual in the third quarter of South Carolina's game against Arkansas. It isn't often that a player is called for three penalties on consecutive plays, much less all three of the personal foul variety, but that's what happened to Swearinger. He was more than happy to take the end result of the three penalties, six points. Swearinger had just been called for a pair of penalties, one legit, and one not so legit. Nate Holmes ran the ball on a pitch to the left, avoiding a diving Akeem Auguste and ran down the sideline for a five yard gain. Swearinger made the tackle from behind on the play, but he grabbed Holmes around the shoulder pads and drew a horse collar penalty. That moved the ball 15 yards to the Arkansas 45. "He was running to the football on the first penalty and horse collared the kid and it was a good call by the official," defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said. On the very next play, Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson threw over the...
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