Updated SoConversation: Week 2

Welcome to week two of season two of the SoConversation, featuring The Citadel beat writer Jeff Hartsell of the Charleston Post and Courier, Elon beat writer Adam Smith of the Burlington Times-News and UTC beat writer John Frierson of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

The college football season kicked off last week with all nine SoCon teams in action, including a league game between Furman and Samford. Here are last week's results: Samford def. Furman 24-21, Western Carolina def. Mars Hill 42-14, East Carolina def. Appalachian State 35-13, North Carolina blanked Elon 62-0, Georgia Southern thumped Jacksonville 58-0, The Citadel beat Charleston Southern 49-14, Wofford beat Gardner-Webb 34-14 and South Florida beat UTC 34-13. What, if anything, surprised, impressed or stood out to you from week one?

ADAM: How about Samford, without coach Pat Sullivan on the sideline due to pneumonia, and breaking in new starter Andy Summerlin quarterback, getting a field goal in the final minute to edge turnover-prone Furman.

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