Sound Off: Keys to South Carolina improving to 4-2 after playing Arkansas

COLUMBIA, S.C. — After blowing a second half lead at Texas A&M last Saturday night, South Carolina returns home to Williams-Brice Stadium for a showdown with Arkansas. Mike Chapman joins SEC Country’s Hale McGranahan to preview the Week 6 game against the Razorbacks in this edition of Zaxby’s Sound Off.

South Carolina looks to rebound at home

What’s the latest word on the South Carolina injury front? An awful lot, because the list continues to grow with each game. (:44)

If neither Zack Bailey nor Malik Young are unable to start at right tackle versus Arkansas, D.J. Park will make his first start of the season. (1:45)

South Carolina gave up 7 sacks to Texas A&M, but not all of them were on the offensive line. (2:10)

Quarterback Jake Bentley needs time to throw the ball downfield, because the running game is in a rut. (2:46)

The Gamecocks need to find a way to keep the offense on the field for some longer, more sustaining drives on Saturday, because the Razorbacks power running game is probably going to be able to churn out some yards and burn clock. (3:10)

That’s critical, because South Carolina doesn’t have a whole lot of depth on the defensive side of the ball. (4:14)

The kicking game continues to be an issue. (4:23)

What’s the latest on star wide receiver Deebo Samuel? (7:25)

How might things play out Saturday when Arkansas returns to Williams-Brice Stadium? (8:03)

Perhaps the most interesting storyline of this week’s game: David Williams, a former Gamecock running back, returns to Williams-Brice Stadium. (10:10)

Does the South Carolina running game have a chance to get back on track against Arkansas? (11:45)

It’s going to start with Bentley. (12:45)

Mike shares his key to the game. (13:14)

The guys make their predictions for the game. If they’re right, South Carolina will be 4-2, heading into next week’s trip to Rocky Top. (13:48)

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