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QB Bentley looks past boos to try and help Carolina win

COLUMBIA - In football, if a team is struggling on offense the most popular person on the field is likely to be the backup quarterback. University of South Carolina starting quarterback Jake Bentley, returning to the field after sitting out the … more

Like it or not, Bentley is the man for USC

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp made it clear on Saturday: unless he is hurt, Jake Bentley is his ride or die at quarterback. So what does that mean for the Gamecocks over the rest of the season? There will be some wins and some … more

24th-ranked Aggies outlast South Carolina 26-23

COLUMBIA - Facing the Southeastern Conference's top rusher for the second time in three weeks, the University of South Carolina's defensive philosophy seemed to be that if No. 22 Texas A&M were to come away with a win on Saturday at Williams-Brice … more

USC quarterback Scarnecchia should get the start against Texas A&M

For those who viewed the football game between South Carolina and Missouri on television on Saturday, it will go down as one of the most memorable games they'll ever view. Gamecock fan or not, USC's 37-35 victory was filled with so many twists, … more

Scarnecchia's 3 TDs lead Gamecocks to 37-35 win vs. Missouri

COLUMBIA - In a game that took 5 hours, 13 minutes, to complete and had more twists and turns than a Stephen King novel, the University of South Carolina needed the arm of senior backup quarterback Michael Scarnecchia and the leg of placekicker … more

Scarnecchia makes most of long-awaited opportunity

COLUMBIA - It took Michael Scarnecchia almost midway through his senior redshirt season to get an opportunity to start at quarterback for the University of South Carolina football team. It came on Saturday against Missouri and Scarnecchia certainly … more

Gamecocks struggling with up-tempo attack

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's offense was supposed to be a highly efficient, quick moving machine this season. Instead, the Gamecocks' attack has been sluggish in South Carolina's two biggest Southeastern Conference games so far. Everyone agrees … more

It's not losing to Kentucky, it's the way USC lost

South Carolina football fans should not be upset with the Gamecocks' loss to Kentucky on Saturday. After all, USC had lost the four previous meetings with the Wildcats, and for the first time during that stretch Kentucky looked like, at the very … more

Gamecocks fall flat in 24-10 loss to Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. - For one half, No. 17 Kentucky's offense showed the intensity that helped earn its first Top 25 in nearly 11 years. When things sputtered afterward against South Carolina, the Wildcats' defense rose to the challenge with clutch plays … more

Gamecocks answer challenge of Vandy's Mason in 37-14 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason talked about needing to be ready for a street fight when his Commodores played South Carolina. Well, the Gamecocks took that very personally. Jake Bentley threw for 261 yards and a touchdown, and … more

South Carolina beats up on Commodores 37-14

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jake Bentley threw for 261 yards and a touchdown, and the South Carolina Gamecocks bounced back from their hurricane-forced break, routing Vanderbilt 37-14 Saturday. South Carolina (2-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) had … more

South Carolina anxious to play

COLUMBIA - South Carolina receiver Bryan Edwards spent the weekend concerned about family in friends in the path of Hurricane Florence - and longing to get back out on the football field after the Gamecocks football game was canceled. South … more

Carolina looking ahead, not back at Georgia

COLUMBIA - South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley has an additional job this week. While preparing for South Carolina's upcoming game against Marshall, Bentley is making sure teammates have put last week's loss to Georgia behind them. "I … more

Back to the drawing board

COLUMBIA - The Georgia Bulldogs presented a host of problems for the South Carolina football team on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium, but must notably was the Gamecocks' struggles to stop the Bulldogs on the defensive side of the ball in the … more

No. 3 Georgia runs over Gamecocks 41-17

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Gamecocks had a glimmer of hope entering the second half of their football game against No. 3 Georgia on Saturday. No. 24 USC trailed 20-10, but Georgia kicked a field goal on the last play of the first half and … more

Carolina finds a few things to cheer about in lopsided loss

COLUMBIA - There were few bright spots for the South Carolina football team in a 41-17 blowout at the hands of the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium, but one of them came with 7:38 to go in the first quarter in the form of a … more

No. 24 South Carolina eager for showdown with No. 3 Georgia

COLUMBIA - South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley is excited about his team's new, fast-paced offense. He believes the 24th-ranked Gamecocks will be able to move the ball effectively this week against No. 3 Georgia. Bentley passed for a … more

Carolina climbs back into poll with solid win

Saturday's football game between Georgia and South Carolina at Williams-Brice Stadium will be between two nationally ranked teams. That's because the Gamecocks, coming off a 49-15 season-opening victory over Coastal Carolina last week, moved into … more

South Carolina offense opens at faster pace

The South Carolina Gamecocks came out of the gate rolling against Coastal Carolina on Saturday and never really looked back in a 49-15 victory at Williams-Brice Stadium. The contest, of course, was a precursor to what is really to come on Saturday … more

Former Crestwood standout Williams turns in solid day

COLUMBIA - Former Crestwood High School running back Ty'Son Williams was a huge reason for the South Carolina Gamecocks' success against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium, a game which the Gamecocks won with … more
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