USC’s defense propelled the Gamecocks to a win Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium. Click the video to watch Mike Gillespie’s wrap of Saturday’s UCF/USC game. Click the video to watch Mike Gillespie’s story on the Gamecocks’ defense.
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Freshman quarterback Lorenzo Nunez threw for two touchdowns and Pharoh Cooper turned a broken play into a 29-yard go-ahead scoring run to rally South Carolina to a much-needed 31-14 victory over UCF on Saturday.
South Carolina (5-2-1, 2-0 Conference USA) picked up its second-consecutive win over a top-10 team, downing No. 7 New Mexico (5-2-1, 0-1 C-USA) 2-1 in overtime on Friday night at Stone Stadium.
The defense will have some new faces in the starting lineup, confirmed co-defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward. David Johnson will get the call at defensive end in place of Cedrick Cooper. Skai Moore moves from MIKE linebacker to WILL linebacker and T.J. Holloman steps in at the MIKE position.
Senior forward Raina Johnson’s game-winner in the 89th minute propelled the No. 17 South Carolina women’s soccer team to a thrilling 2-1 win over No. 4 Texas A&M in its SEC home opener on Thursday night at Stone Stadium. The Gamecocks, winners of seven straight, moved to 9-1-0 overall and 3-0-0 in SEC play with the victory, while the Aggies (9-2-0, 2-1-0 SEC) suffered their first conference loss with the setback.
The South Carolina women’s soccer team begins its SEC home slate on Thursday, hosting No. 4 Texas A&M on Thursday and Alabama on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday and 6 p.m. on Sunday from Stone Stadium. Thursday’s contest will be televised on the SEC Network while Sunday’s game is available on SEC Network +.
Two big second-half goals from junior Danny Deakin propelled South Carolina (4-2-1) to a 3-1 victory over No. 8 Elon (7-1) on Tuesday night in front of an announced crowd of 2,458 fans at Stone Stadium.
The South Carolina Gamecocks and Missouri Tigers will kick at noon ET (11 a.m. local) on Saturday, October 3, it was announced today. The game will be televised on the SEC Network.
Greyson Lambert answered his skeptics with a near-perfect performance, throwing for 330 yards, three touchdowns and setting a Georgia record with 20 straight completions to lead the No. 7 Bulldogs to a 52-20 rout of South Carolina on Saturday night.
Georgia senior quarterback went 14 for 15 for 190 passing yards and a touchdown pass to lead the Bulldogs to a 24-13 lead at halftime against the Gamecocks.