September 5, 2007

Jeanpierre get 2nd chance, replaces Young

Kevin Young's tenure as the starting right guard for South Carolina lasted less than a day.

Hours after head coach Steve Spurrier told the media Tuesday at his weekly press conference that Young had been tabbed for his first career start against Georgia Saturday night (5:45 p.m., ESPN2), the 6-foot-4, 328-pound native of Clearwater, Fla. suffered a severely sprained ankle when third-team defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis "fell into his ankle".

Young is expected to be sidelined two to three weeks, Spurrier said.

Young was wearing a boot on his ankle and walking with crutches at Wednesday's practice.


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