College Football Countdown: 80 Days Until the South Carolina Gamecocks Kickoff

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Today there are 80 days until kickoff.

80 is the number of tackles by one particular defensive player.  80 was the 2nd most on the team, and this player is the leading returning tackler.  Who is it?  Answer after the jump.

D.J. Swearinger had 80 total tackles last year.  He is an under appreciated player who is going to have a huge impact on the defense this year.  Check in our archives for his YouTube video of some off season work outs.

Get more great South Carolina analysis over at Leftover Hot Dog.