USM secret to success: PB & J sandwiches

“I know one thing he did to motivate us is we quit getting pregame meals and started having to eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I think about the second or third week of that is when we finally started turning the corner and got things headed in the right direction.”

Walker and his teammates, who play Clemson at 2 p.m. on Friday in the Auburn (Ala.) Regional, agree the best way to push a player is to go at his stomach.