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South Carolina's Shawn Elliott Trashes Fake Report That Claimed He Was Quitting

South Carolina's 2015 campaign turned from bad to worse Saturday, as the Gamecocks lost to FCS-level The Citadel, 23-22, to record their eighth loss of the year. Needless to say, it wasn't the kind of result that's going to help interim head coach Shawn Elliott land the full-time gig.

A few hours after the contest, Twitter account @GamecockColonel dropped a completely fake news report, claiming that Elliott had quit on the team. The tweet, unfortunately, fooled a lot of people.

Elliott has now responded to the tweet as well, telling fans that he'll "never" quit on anything. Check this out:

We're fairly certain that Elliott realizes the tweet was meant to be a joke - but it's tough to be sure. Either way, it doesn't look like he's down on his luck - he looks ready to rebound next week against arch rival Clemson.