In a season chock-full of turmoil, instability, and inconsistency, signal-caller Perry Orth has been a source of tranquility for the South Carolnia Gamecocks.
The former walk-on took over the starting gig after initially beginning the year as the reserve quarterback. Although South Carolina is currently sitting at 3-7, Orth's leadership qualities and solid play has enabled the offense to function at a much more competitive level when compared to earlier in the year.
"It's been an incredible experience. I have to thank God first and foremost," said Orth. "It's been a blessing. I wanted to prove to myself that I was good enough to play here, at this level. I'm very, very blessed to be in this position."
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On the year, the Florida native has thrown for 1,343 yards and eight touchdowns.