2014 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

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2014 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks Block C logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #16
AP #14
2014 record 2–1 (1–1 SEC)
Head coach Steve Spurrier (10th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Steve Spurrier, Jr. (3rd as Co OC, 10th overall year)
Co-offensive coordinator Shawn Elliot (3rd as OC, 5th overall year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward (3rd as DC, 6th overall year)
Base defense 4–2–5
Home stadium Williams-Brice Stadium
(Capacity: 80,250)
Seasons
« 2013 2015 »
2014 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
Florida   1 0         2 0  
#14 South Carolina   1 1         2 1  
#18 Missouri   0 0         3 0  
Tennessee   0 0         2 1  
Kentucky   0 1         2 1  
#13 Georgia   0 1         1 1  
Vanderbilt   0 1         1 2  
Western Division
#5 Auburn   1 0         2 0  
#6 Texas A&M   1 0         3 0  
#10 Ole Miss   1 0         3 0  
#3 Alabama   0 0         3 0  
#8 LSU   0 0         3 0  
Mississippi State   0 0         3 0  
Arkansas   0 1         2 1  
Championship: December 6, 2014
As of 03:50, 14 September 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represents the University of South Carolina in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Gamecocks compete as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) as part of its Eastern Division. The team is led by head coach Steve Spurrier, in his tenth year and play its home games at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.

Before the season[edit]

2014 recruiting class[edit]

National award watch lists[1][edit]

Preseason All-America[1][edit]

  • OL A.J. Cann
    • Phil Steele (1st team)
  • RB Mike Davis
    • Phil Steele (3rd team)

Preseason All-SEC[1][edit]

  • OL A.J. Cann
    • SEC Media (2nd team)
    • Phil Steele (1st team)
    • Athlon Magazine (1st team)
  • RB Mike Davis
    • SEC Media (2nd team)
    • Phil Steele (2nd team)
    • Athlon Magazine (2nd team)
  • K Elliot Fry
    • Athlon Magazine (3rd team)
  • LB Skai Moore
    • Athlon Magazine (3rd team)
  • OL Corey Robinson
    • SEC Media (2nd team)
    • Athlon Magazine (3rd team)
  • WR Shaq Roland
    • Athlon Magazine (3rd team)
  • DB Brison Williams
    • SEC Media (2nd team)

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 6:00 p.m. #21 Texas A&M #9 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC SECN L 28–52   82,847
September 6 7:00 p.m. East Carolina* #21 Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPNU W 33–23   80,899
September 13 3:30 p.m. #6 Georgia #24 Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC (Rivalry) CBS W 38–35   84,232
September 20 7:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt #14 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN SECN      
September 27 7:00 p.m. Missouri Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPN      
October 4 at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY      
October 18 Furman*dagger Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC      
October 25 at Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL      
November 1 Tennessee Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC      
November 15 at Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL      
November 22 South Alabama* Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC      
November 29 at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State)      
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Source:[2]

Roster[edit]

2014 South Carolina Gamecocks roster

Quarterbacks

  • 5 Brendan Nosovitch – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 6 Connor Mitch – Redshirt Freshman
  • 10 Perry Orth – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 12 Michael Scarnecchia – Freshman
  • 13 Grant Davitte – Redshirt Freshman
  • 15 Austin Hails – Redshirt Junior
  • 17 Dylan Thompson – Redshirt Senior

Running Backs

  • 7 Shon Carson – Redshirt Junior
  • 22 Brandon Wilds – Redshirt Junior
  • 28 Mike Davis – Junior
  • 32 Rod Talley – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 33 David Williams – Redshirt Junior
  • 49 Devin Potter – Redshirt Sophomore

Full Backs

  • 30 Darius Paulk – Freshman
  • 31 Jordan Diaz – Redshirt Senior
  • 41 Connor McLaurin – Redshirt Senior
  • 43 Garrison Gist – Redshirt Junior
  • 44 Gerald Turner – Redshirt Freshman
  • 45 Brandon Sturdivant – Redshirt Sophomore

Wide Receivers

  • 1 Damiere Byrd – Senior
  • 3 Nick Jones – Redshirt Senior
  • 4 Shaq Roland – Junior
  • 8 Shamier Jeffery – Redshirt Junior
  • 9 Tyshun Samuel – Freshman
  • 11 Pharoh Cooper – Sophomore
  • 14 Shaq Davidson – Freshman
  • 19 Terry Googer – Freshman
  • 21 Andrew Bunch – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 29 Matrick Belton – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 80 K.J. Brent – Redshirt Junior
  • 82 Caleb Hines – Freshman
  • 83 Carlton Heard – Redshirt Junior
  • 84 Matthew Harvey – Redshirt Junior
  • 85 Kane Whitehurst – Junior
  • 87 Sean Odom – Sophomore

Tight Ends

  • 40 Jacob August – Freshman
  • 48 Nick McGriff – Freshman
  • 81 Rory Anderson – Senior
  • 86 Kevin Crosby – Freshman
  • 88 Drew Owens – Redshirt Junior
  • 89 Jerell Adams – Junior
 

Offensive Line

  • 50 A.J. Cann – Redshirt Senior
  • 51 Cody Waldrop – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 52 Bryce King – Redshirt Freshman
  • 53 Corey Robinson – Redshirt Senior
  • 54 Clayton Stadnik – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 55 Na’Ty Rodgers – Redshirt Freshman
  • 60 D.J. Park – Redshirt Freshman
  • 65 Brock Stadnik – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 70 Alan Knott – Redshirt Freshman
  • 71 Brandon Shell – Redshirt Junior
  • 72 Donell Stanley – Freshman
  • 74 Mason Zandi – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 75 Will Sport – Redshirt Junior
  • 76 Mike Matulis – Redshirt Junior
  • 77 Malik Young – Freshman

Defensive Line (DT)

  • 52 Phillip Dukes – Redshirt Junior
  • 90 Taylor Stallworth – Freshman
  • 92 Gerald Dixon Jr. – Redshirt Junior
  • 93 Deon Green – Redshirt Junior
  • 94 Kelsey Griffin – Sophomore
  • 97 J.T. Surratt – Redshirt Senior
  • 99 Abu Lamin – Redshirt Sophomore

Defensive Line (DE)

  • 5 Darius English – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 18 Cedrick Cooper – Redshirt Junior
  • 34 Mason Harris – Redshirt Junior
  • 44 Gerald Dixon – Redshirt Junior
  • 51 Devin Washington – Redshirt Freshman
  • 55 David Johnson – Redshirt Freshman
  • 91 Blake McClain – Freshman
  • 95 Michael Washington – Redshirt Junior
 

Linebackers

  • 4 Bryson Allen-Williams – Freshman
  • 8 Kaiwan Lewis – Junior
  • 10 Skai Moore – Sophomore
  • 11 T.J. Holloman – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 21 Marquis Roberts – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 28 Jonathon Walton – Sophomore
  • 41 Kyle Morini – Redshirt Senior

Spurs

  • 9 Sharrod Golightly – Redshirt Senior
  • 23 Larenz Bryant – Sophomore
  • 42 Jordan Diggs – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 46 Cedrick Malone – Redshirt Sophomore

Defensive Backs

  • 1 Rico McWilliams – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 3 Chris Lammons - Freshman
  • 7 Wesley Green - Freshman
  • 14 Ali Groves – Redshirt Freshman
  • 15 Al Harris Jr. – Freshman
  • 22 Jamari Smith – Sophomore
  • 24 D.J. Smith – Freshman
  • 30 Sidney Rhodes – Redshirt Senior
  • 35 Shannon James – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 39 Demetrius Smalls – Redshirt Freshman
  • 43 Benjamin Russell – Redshirt Freshman

Safeties

  • 6 Chris Moody – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 12 Brison Williams – Senior
  • 17 Chaz Elder – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 20 T.J. Gurley – Junior
  • 25 Kadetrix Marcus – Senior
  • 26 Jasper Sasser – Redshirt Freshman
  • 49 Devin Potter – Redshirt Sophomore

Punters

  • 13 Tyler Hull – Redshirt Senior
  • 18 Patrick Fish – Redshirt Senior

Placekickers

  • 16 Zach Cimaglia – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 19 Landon Ard – Redshirt Junior
  • 29 Elliot Fry – Sophomore

Long Snappers

  • 47 Drew Williams – Sophomore
  • 58 Ryland Culberson – Redshirt Senior
  • 59 Coleman Harley – Redshirt Junior
Source:[3]

Depth Chart[edit]

For: 8/28/14 (Texas A&M)

Defense
[4]


FS
17 Chaz Elder
20 T.J. Gurley


WLB MLB SPUR
10 Skai Moore 11 T.J. Holloman 9 Sharrod Golightly
28 Jonathan Walton 8 Kaiwan Lewis 42 Jordan Diggs
SS
6 Chris Moody
25 Kadetrix Marcus
CB
12 Brison Williams
3 Chris Lammons


DE DT DT DE
44 Gerald Dixon 97 J.T. Surratt 92 Gerald Dixon Jr. 5 Darius English
34 Mason Harris 52 Philip Dukes 99 Abu Lammin 55 David Johnson
CB
31 Al Harris Jr.
1 Rico McWilliams
Offense
[5]
"X" WR
4 Shaq Roland
1 Damiere Byrd
"Z" WR
11 Pharaoh Cooper
80 K.J. Brent
LT LG C RG RT
53 Corey Robinson 50 A.J. Cann 54 Clayton Stadnik 51 Cody Waldrop 71 Brandon Shell
74 Mason Zandi 65 Brock Stadnik 75 Will Sport 70 Alan Knott 55 Na'ty Rodgers
TE
81 Rory Anderson
89 Jerell Adams
"B" WR
3 Nick Jones
83 Carlton Heard
QB
17 Dylan Thompson
6 Connor Mitch
Key Reserves
QB 10 Perry Orth
TE 88 Drew Owens
LB 21 Marquis Roberts
WR 85 Kane Whitehurst
WR 8 Shamier Jeffery
WR 80 K.J. Brent
HB 7 Shon Carson
QB 5 Brendan Nosovitch
RB
28 Mike Davis
22 Brandon Wilds
Special Teams
PK 29 Elliot Fry
PK 19 Landon Ard
P 13 Tyler Hull
P 18 Patrick Fish
KR 11 Pharoh Cooper
PR 11 Pharoh Cooper
LS 47 Drew Williams
H 18 Patrick Fish


Game Notes[edit]

Texas A&M[edit]

#21 Texas A&M Aggies at #9 South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Texas A&M 10 21 14 7 52
#9 South Carolina 7 7 14 0 28

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: August 28, 2014
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance: 82,847
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • TAMU –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • TAMU –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • TAMU –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • TAMU –
  • SC –

The Gamecocks open the 2014 season with a Thursday night matchup against conference foe Texas A&M. It will be the first meeting between the two schools. With kickoff set for 6:00 PM EDT, this game is scheduled to be the first live football game broadcast on the SEC Network.[6] The winner of this game will be awarded the new Bonham Trophy, named after Alamo war hero and South Carolina alumnus James Butler Bonham.[7]

East Carolina[edit]

East Carolina Pirates at South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
East Carolina 6 10 0 7 23
#21 South Carolina 7 13 10 3 33

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: September 6, 2014
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance: 80,899
  • TV announcers (ESPN2/ESPNU):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • ECU –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • ECU –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • ECU –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • ECU –
  • SC –

South Carolina hosts East Carolina for Week 2 of the college football season. The Gamecocks hold a 12-5 all-time series record against the Pirates.[8] South Carolina won the most recent matchup in 2012 by a score of 48-10.[6] It was the first career start for then-backup QB Dylan Thompson, who threw for 330 yards with 3 touchdowns and no interceptions in the victory.[9]

Georgia[edit]

Georgia Bulldogs at South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Georgia 10 3 7 15 35
#24 South Carolina 14 10 7 7 38

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: September 13, 2014
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance: 84,232
  • TV announcers (CBS): Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • UGA –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • UGA –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • UGA –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • UGA –
  • SC –

The SEC East rival Georgia Bulldogs visit South Carolina on September 13, 2014 to conclude the Gamecocks three-game homestand. Georgia leads the all-time series 48-17-2;[6] however, the Gamecocks have won three of the last four matchups, including a dominating 35-7 victory in the last meeting at Williams-Brice Stadium.[10] The Bulldogs won last year’s matchup 41-30 in Athens, Georgia behind a 4 touchdown performance by Aaron Murray.[11]

Vanderbilt[edit]

South Carolina Gamecocks at Vanderbilt Commodores – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#14 South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0 0 0

at Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee

  • Date: September 20, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • SC –
  • VU –
Rushing
  • SC –
  • VU –
Receiving
  • SC –
  • VU –
Tackling
  • SC –
  • VU –

South Carolina travels to Vanderbilt for the first road game of the 2014 season. South Carolina holds a 19-4 all-time series record against the Commodores, and has won the last five meetings.[12]

Missouri[edit]

Missouri Tigers at South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Missouri 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: September 27, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • MIZZ –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • MIZZ –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • MIZZ –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • MIZZ –
  • SC –

The Gamecocks host the defending SEC East division champion Missouri Tigers for the 2014 Battle of Columbia. The all-time series record is tied at two wins apiece. South Carolina, however, has won both meetings since Missouri joined the SEC in 2012.[13] Last year’s meeting saw Gamecocks QB Connor Shaw lead a 17 point, fourth quarter comeback in Columbia, Missouri to send the game into overtime.[14] The Gamecocks would go on to win in double overtime, becoming the only team to defeat the Tigers in the regular season. The winner of this game receives the Mayors’ Cup Trophy.

Kentucky[edit]

South Carolina Gamecocks at Kentucky Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0

at Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky

  • Date: October 4, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • SC –
  • UK –
Rushing
  • SC –
  • UK –
Receiving
  • SC –
  • UK –
Tackling
  • SC –
  • UK –

South Carolina’s second road test of the season takes place in Lexington, Kentucky against SEC East foe Kentucky. South Carolina leads the all-time series 17-7-1.[15] The Gamecocks have won the last three meetings, including last year’s 35-28 win at home.[16]

Furman[edit]

Furman Paladins at South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Furman 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: October 18, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • FU –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • FU –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • FU –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • FU –
  • SC –

In-state FCS team Furman comes to Columbia in Week 8 with the Gamecocks coming off of a bye week.

Auburn[edit]

South Carolina Gamecocks at Auburn Tigers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
Auburn 0 0 0 0 0

at Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama

  • Date: October 25, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • SC –
  • AU –
Rushing
  • SC –
  • AU –
Receiving
  • SC –
  • AU –
Tackling
  • SC –
  • AU –

South Carolina visits the defending SEC champion Auburn Tigers on October 25, 2014. Auburn leads the all-time series 9-1-1.[6] Auburn has won all seven matchups since South Carolina joined the SEC in 1992, including the 2010 SEC Championship Game.[17]

Tennessee[edit]

Tennessee Volunteers at South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Tennessee 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: November 1, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • UT –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • UT –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • UT –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • UT –
  • SC –

The Gamecocks host SEC East rival Tennessee for the ninth game of the 2014 season. Tennessee leads the all-time series 23-7-2, but South Carolina has won three of the last four meetings.[18] South Carolina will look to avenge last year’s matchup in Knoxville, Tennessee when the Volunteers handed the Gamecocks their second and final loss of the 2013 season, made possible by a one-handed catch by WR Marquez North to set up a game-winning field goal.[19] The loss eventually cost South Carolina the SEC Eastern Division title and a trip to the SEC Championship game.

Florida[edit]

South Carolina Gamecocks at Florida Gators – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 0 0 0 0 0

at Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, Florida

  • Date: November 15, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • SC –
  • UF –
Rushing
  • SC –
  • UF –
Receiving
  • SC –
  • UF –
Tackling
  • SC –
  • UF –

South Carolina comes off their second bye week with a trip to Gainesville, Florida to take on the Florida Gators in the final SEC game of the season. The Gators lead the all-time series 24-7-3; however, the Gamecocks have won three of the last four meetings. Four of the Gamecocks’ seven wins against Florida have come since Gator legend Steve Spurrier took over as head coach in 2005.[20] South Carolina’s last win in Gainesville took place in 2010 in a game that clinched the Gamecocks’ first SEC East division title.[21]

South Alabama[edit]

South Alabama Jaguars at South Carolina Gamecocks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
South Alabama 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0

at Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina

  • Date: November 22, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • USA –
  • SC –
Rushing
  • USA –
  • SC –
Receiving
  • USA –
  • SC –
Tackling
  • USA –
  • SC –

South Carolina hosts its final home game of the 2014 season against the South Alabama Jaguars. It will be the first meeting between the two schools.[6]

Clemson[edit]

South Carolina Gamecocks at Clemson Tigers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
Clemson 0 0 0 0 0

at Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina

  • Date: November 29, 2014
  • Game time: TBA
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • TV announcers (TBA):  
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • SC –
  • CU –
Rushing
  • SC –
  • CU –
Receiving
  • SC –
  • CU –
Tackling
  • SC –
  • CU –

South Carolina travels to Clemson, South Carolina for the 112th Battle of the Palmetto State. Clemson leads the all-time series 65-42-4; however, South Carolina has controlled the heated rivalry series as of late, winning the last five meetings by an average margin of 16.8 points. The Gamecocks’ five game winning streak is Carolina's longest winning streak in the series. Steve Spurrier is 6-3 against the Tigers since taking over as head coach in 2005.[22] Gamecock QB Dylan Thompson made his second career start in the last matchup at Memorial Stadium, replacing injured QB Connor Shaw. Thompson threw for 310 yards with 3 touchdowns in the 27-17 Gamecock victory.[23]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP 9 21 24 14  
Coaches' 9 (1) 21 23 16  
CFP Not released Not released


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