Selection Snapshot: South Carolina Gamecocks
Last year’s Capital One Bowl representative from the SEC could follow up their first-ever 11-win season with another this year.
Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 4-2
Key Wins: vs. Georgia (35-7), @ Clemson (27-17)
Key Losses: @ LSU (23-21), @ Florida (44-11)
Last Bowl Appearance: 2012 Capital One Bowl vs. Nebraska
Last Orlando Bowl Appearance: 2012 Capital One Bowl vs. Nebraska
- Connor Shaw, QB, 1732 passing yards and 15 TD’s. His 173 yards a game is 11th in the SEC. His 207 yards of total offense is 9th in the SEC.
- Kenny Miles, RB, since Marcus Lattimore went down with a knee injury Miles is South Carolina’s leading rusher with 358 yards and 2 TD’s.
- Bruce Ellington, WR, his six touchdowns are sixth in the SEC. He is also ninth in punt return average (22 yards a return)
Series Records vs. Possible Opponents:
vs. Michigan, 1-1, last meeting 9/21/1985 — lost 34-3
vs. Nebraska, 1-3, last meeting 1/2/2012 — won 30-13 (Capital One Bowl)
vs. Northwestern, 0-1, last meeting 9/22/1962– lost 37-20