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Sept. 13, 2014

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  • South Carolina picked up a 38-35 win over Georgia, marking Steve Spurrier’s 201st win as the head coach of an SEC institution, tying him with Vince Dooley for second on that list.
  • Spurrier also tallies his 16th career win over Georgia, the most for an opposing coach against the Bulldogs, breaking a tie with Auburn’s Shug Jordan.
  • Captains for South Carolina were senior spur Sharrod Golightly, senior quarterback Dylan Thompson, junior free safety T.J. Gurley and senior offensive tackle Corey Robinson.
  • Attendance for today’s game at Williams-Brice Stadium: 84,232. It’s the fifth-largest crowd in stadium history.
  • The start of the game was delayed for 1:26 due to lightning and rain around Williams-Brice Stadium.
  • The Gamecocks have won four of the last five over Georgia, including three straight at home.
  • Senior left guard A.J. Cann made his 41st career start today, tying him for seventh on the career starts list with Chris White (2003-06).


  • Junior tailback Mike Davis ran for 66 yards, moving into 22nd on South Carolina’s career rushing yards list. He passed Jeff Grantz (1972-75), Troy Hambrick (1996-98) and Mike Dingle (1,364) in the contest and now has 1,640 yards. He’s now 12 yards shy of tying Spencer Clark (1,652) for 21st.
  • Senior tailback Brandon Wilds tallied 93 yards on 14 carries, a season best.
  • Senior tight end Rory “Busta” Anderson caught a career-best five passes for 67 yards and a touchdown.
  • Joining Anderson in catching a TD pass from Dylan Thompson were junior Shaq Roland and sophomore Pharoh Cooper.
  • Thompson completed 21-of-30 passes for 271 yards and three TDs.
  • South Carolina held the ball for 31:27 compared to 28:33 for Georgia.


  • Georgia’s offense posted 217 rushing yards, the most against a Gamecock team since Wisconsin’s 294 in the 2014 Capital One Bowl.
  • Georgia’s 191 passing yards and the 408 yards of total offense are the lowest for a Gamecock opponent this season. Georgia’s 18 first downs are also the least for a Gamecock foe in 2014.
  • Sophomore linebacker Skai Moore had a career-best 10 tackles, including six solo stops.
  • Sophomore defensive end Darius English posted his first career solo sack.
  • Sophomore defensive end Gerald Dixon matched his career high with four tackles and one sack while also tallying his first career pass breakup.
  • Junior defensive end Mason Harris posted his first full tackle for loss.
  • Junior defensive tackle Gerald Dixon Jr. had four tackles, matching his career best set last season against the Bulldogs.
  • Also with pass breakups were freshman Al Harris Jr. and senior J.T. Surratt. Harris also recorded his first tackle for loss.