Latest Bryan Edwards News

Appalachian St beats Gamecocks 20-15 for 2nd Power Five win

Nov. 10, 2019 12:19 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Appalachian State just keeps adding to its rich, college football history. The small school champions that took down mighty Michigan in the Big House 12 years ago has now beaten two Power Five programs — and its first Southeastern Conference opponent — after a 20-15...

South Carolina beats Vandy 24-7 with Edwards career game

Nov. 2, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With one of their key playmakers out injured, South Carolina again turned to dependable "old man" Bryan Edwards. Edwards caught a school record 14 passes for a career best 139 yards to lead the Gamecocks (4-5, 3-4 Southeastern) to a 24-7 win that keeps South Carolina's season from...

Vandy, South Carolina meet, both looking to strong finish

Nov. 1, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — If there were ever two football coaches needing a strong finish to the regular season, it's South Carolina's Will Muschamp and Vanderbilt's Derek Mason. The pair have been subject to whispers about their futures as their teams have struggled to find consistency and take that next step...

South Carolina faces difficult stretch run for bowl game

Oct. 31, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — These are desperate times for South Carolina's football team — again. It was only a month ago the Gamecocks had to right themselves after a 1-3 start with two straight wins, including a stunning 20-17, double overtime upset at then-third-ranked Georgia. However, two second-half...

Tennessee beats South Carolina 41-21 without Maurer

Oct. 26, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Jarrett Guarantano could sense the approaching pass rush just as the quarterback released the pass on the play that knocked him out of the game and put his team ahead for good. If nothing else, Guarantano certainly has proved the last month he knows how to take a hit....

No. 9 Florida looks to bounce back at South Carolina

Oct. 17, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

No. 9 Florida (6-1, 3-1 SEC) vs. South Carolina (3-3, 2-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Florida by 4 1/2. Series record: Florida leads 27-9-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Gators continued run in the SEC where they enter the last half of the season playing for a spot in the league title game and the College...

Mukuamu's 3 picks help SC shock No. 3 Georgia 20-17 in 2OT

Oct. 12, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm knew better than to blame Georgia's first loss on Rodrigo Blankenship's missed 42-yard field goal that ended the game. It was four turnovers — on the usually rock-solid Fromm's three interceptions and lost fumble — that put a big dent in the Bulldogs'...

Hillinski's South Carolina teammates supporting freshman QB

Sep. 24, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski is facing another first in in the start of his college career — forgetting about a bad performance and focusing on what's ahead this week. The Gamecocks' freshman, named the Southeastern Conference rookie of the week after throwing for...

Studious Garrett helps Missouri rout South Carolina

Sep. 21, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — As Missouri senior linebacker Cale Garrett prepared to answer reporters' questions after a 34-14 victory over South Carolina on Saturday, he reached for the remote control clicker on the table in front of him in the Tigers' meeting room. For a football film buff, it's a habit....

Missouri uses opportunistic defense to beat South Carolina

Sep. 21, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's defense scored the easy way and the hard way as the Tigers beat South Carolina 34-14 on Saturday. Linebacker Cale Garrett recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and safety Ronnell Perkins returned an interception 100 yards for another score for the Tigers (3-1,...