Skip to main content
Partner logo
Mobile Icon Link Mobile Icon Link Mobile Icon Link Gamecocks+

Oct. 31, 2005

Josh Brown and Sidney Rice have been honored by the Southeastern Conference for their performances in South Carolina’s 16-15 win at Tennessee on Saturday, it was announced today.

Brown, a senior from Clarksburg, Md., was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week. The 6-3, 206-pound placekicker/punter booted a career-long 49-yard field goal with 2:45 remaining in the contest to give the Gamecocks the victory, their first ever in Knoxville. He also punted five times against the Vols for a 37.8-yard average with one punt downed inside the 20-yard line.

Rice, a redshirt freshman from Gaffney, S.C., was named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the second time this season. The 6-4, 191-pounder caught a game-high eight passes for 112 yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Volunteers. Rice extended his school record of catching at least one touchdown pass to seven straight games and now has 11 touchdown pass receptions on the season, which establishes a single-season record at Carolina. He has been over 100 receiving yards in each of the last three games.

Brown, Rice and the rest of the Gamecocks travel to Fayetteville this weekend to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks. Game time is set for 12:30 p.m. ET and the contest will be televised regionally on Jefferson Pilot Sports.