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#12 South Carolina 28 UCF 25
This was every bit the dog fight it was expected to be, Connor Shaw left the game in the first quarter and the Gamecocks limped to the half down 10 and shutout. Then Mike Davis took over and scored three-second half touchdowns on the ground to lead the Carolina comeback.
“Whatever the coaches call, I am here for,” Davis said. “I didn’t have any frustrations at all. I believe in our team and we all consider ourselves as brothers so we always believe in each other…We stuck to the same things that we do. If one person goes down, the other person has to step up.”
It was a costly win for the Gamecocks who not only lost Shaw but back up running back Brandon Willis as well. According to Steve Spurrier Shaw should be able to return two weeks and Willis is expected to miss three weeks.
It will be up to Dylan Thomas to lead South Carolina the next two weeks when they host Kentucky and Travel to Arkansas. The good news for Gamecock fans is that with Spurr...
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When Connor Shaw went down with a right shoulder sprain on the eighth play of the first drive last week against UCF, it looked bad. As he came off of the field, there were concerns, rippling around Gamecock nation, and people feared the worst as Connor Shaw emerged from the locker room, his arm in a sling. If the last two-plus seasons have proven anything about Shaw, it is that he...
South Carolina starting quarterback Connor Shaw has left the Gamecocks' game against UCF with a right shoulder sprain.
Shaw landed awkwardly on his shoulder during a run with 6:34 left in the first quarter Saturday. Shaw was dragged to the ground by UCF linebacker Terrance Plummer and fumbled. The Knights recovered the ball and Shaw came up holding his shoulder.
He was taken...
The Gamecocks got all that they could have asked for and more on Saturday, when they went into Bright House Networks Stadium to take on an excellent Central Florida team. South Carolina once again proved that they have a squad that is fit to win close games; the only issue is whether they should be in these close games at all.
While the ability to not lose focus or hope and to hang...
South Carolina had to claw its way back for a victory over UCF without its starting quarterback. Senior Connor Shaw left the Gamecocks’ game against the knights with his team trailing 7-0 in the first quarter. Shaw kept the ball on a run up the middle, was hit in the shoulder, and instantly left […]
It’s a good thing for South Carolina that Steve Spurrier has always relished the idea of having two quarterbacks ready.
Spurrier announced after the Gamecocks’ difficult 28-25 victory over Central Florida that his starting quarterback Connor Shaw will miss 2-3 weeks will a shoulder injury.
Shaw of course has had shoulder issues before after missing several games last season...
Injured South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw could play when the 13th-ranked Gamecocks face Kentucky on Saturday night.
At least coach Steve Spurrier believes he could.
Shaw, who injured his shoulder against last Saturday against UCF, was expected to be out up to three weeks. But Shaw practiced Monday night and Spurrier said he watched the QB throw the ball about 60 yards. If...
After UCF upset win at Penn State two weeks ago, the Knights entered Saturday's matchup with No. 12 South Carolina confident the could compete with a ranked Southeastern Conference heavyweight.
For a half the Knights proved they were ready, and then they spent the final 30 minutes showing why they aren't quite there yet.
UCF had four turnovers, two leading to Gamecocks...
The University of South Carolina (3-1) overcame an early deficit to beat upset minded Central Florida (3-1). After losing starting QB Connor Shaw early in the game to injury, the Gamecocks got a stellar performance from RB Mike Davis who punished the Golden Knights for 167 yards and 3 TDs.
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The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Central Florida Golden Knights by the score of 28-25 last night. After sleeping on the win, the realization is the game was ugly on many levels and without a doubt should not have been that close.
Hated to see Connor Shaw and Brandon Wilds suffer injuries, the loss of those two will hurt the depth at their respected positions. Out of...
Once again the SEC took center stage this weekend as Georgia and LSU put on a fantastic game featuring offensive fireworks. Who came out on top in this battle of SEC powers? How would the other conference games (Ole Miss/Bama and Arkansas/A&M) turn out? Would South Carolina survive a tough road test against UCF? Here's what we learned this weekend....
Mike Davis rushed 26 times for 167 yards and three touchdowns as No. 12 South Carolina overcame an injury to its starting quarterback, four turnovers and a 10-0 halftime deficit to beat UCF 28-25 on Saturday.
Davis picked up the slack for a Gamecocks' offense that played the final three quarters without starting QB Connor Shaw. He left the game with a sprained right shoulder...