Latest South Carolina Gamecocks football News

Ex-South Carolina QB Jake Bentley transferring to Utah

Dec. 9, 2019 9:59 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ex-South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley says he's headed to Utah for his final college season. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound Bentley said on social media Monday he has committed to the Utes. He will graduate from South Carolina this week, meaning he will be immediately eligible to play....

USF hires longtime Clemson assistant Scott as head coach

Dec. 9, 2019 5:33 PM EST

South Florida has hired Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott to become the Bulls' next head coach. The school announced the move Monday. Scott is expected to remain on staff with No. 3 Clemson throughout its College Football Playoff run. The 38-year-old Scott is a Florida native and the son of former...

South Carolina QB Hilinski to have left knee surgery

Dec. 3, 2019 3:31 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina starting quarterback Ryan Hilinski will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. A release from the school Tuesday stated that a surgery date for the 6-foot-3 freshman starter has not yet been scheduled, but he is expected to be fully healthy when the...

South Carolina, Miami announce football series in 2026-27

Dec. 3, 2019 1:05 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Miami and South Carolina will play a home-and-home series in 2026 and 2027. The schools announced the games Tuesday with Miami coming to South Carolina on Sept. 5, 2026 and the Gamecocks playing at the Hurricanes on Sept. 11, 2027. The teams last met in the 2014 Independence Bowl in...

Injured South Carolina QB Bentley leaving football program

Dec. 2, 2019 2:54 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Injured South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley says he’s leaving the Gamecocks to play a final college football season elsewhere. Bentley announced his choice on social media Monday, thanking teammates, coaches and fans for their support during his time as a starter the past...

AP source: South Carolina demotes OC, fires 2 assistants

Dec. 1, 2019 11:59 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Will Muschamp has demoted offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon and fired quarterbacks coach Dan Werner and strength and conditioning coach Jeff Dillman, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Sunday night. The person spoke on...

Lawrence, No. 3 Clemson dominate South Carolina 38-3

Nov. 30, 2019 4:50 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney simply couldn’t contain his joy over Trevor Lawrence and midway through the Tigers’ latest blowout, Clemson’s coach just had to let the kid know. “Man,” Swinney said he told Lawrence, “it’s just so much fun watching you...

Rare view: Ex-Tiger Feaster now on South Carolina sideline

Nov. 29, 2019 10:16 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tavien Feaster has plenty experience in the Clemson-South Carolina rivalry, just not with this perspective. Feaster won two national titles as backup runner for the third-ranked Tigers (11-0; No. 3 College Football Payoff) the previous three years. But locked into reserve with Travis...

No. 3 Clemson looking for 27th straight vs. Gamecocks

Nov. 27, 2019 4:04 PM EST

No. 3 Clemson (11-0, No. 3 CFP) at South Carolina (4-7), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Clemson by 27. Series record: Clemson leads 70-42-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? A win over South Carolina would give No. 3 Clemson its 27th straight win and its second straight 12-0 regular season. It would also bring the...

No. 3 Clemson vows better defensive performance vs Gamecocks

Nov. 26, 2019 3:29 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables just can’t forget what happened against South Carolina a year ago. The Tigers had one of their worst defensive performances in Venables’ tenure when they hosted the Gamecocks — and he is ensuring his players remember the...