The University of South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the University of Tennessee Volunteers 15-9 on the road. Tennessee started a red shirt freshman quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. Tennessee Volunteers had the ball on South Carolina’s two yard line with less than ten seconds, but could not score.
They had three chances to score a touchdown to no avail. South Carolina missed an extra point that almost came back to haunt them. This was a big road win for the South Carolina Gamecocks.
Tennessee Volunteers was blown out two weeks ago by the Georgia Bulldogs forty one to nothing. Last week Tennessee Volunteers had a bye week. Their head football coach Butch Jones promised wholesale changes.
He delivered by starting a freshman quarterback. The Tennesse Volunteers have won three games and lost three games. South Carolina Gamecocks have won five games while losing two games.
Tennessee could only muster up three field goals. South Carolina scored one touchdown and three field goals. A missed extra point did not effect the outcome of this game.
Interestingly enough neither team turned the ball over. South Carolina outperformed Tennessee on the ground with one hundred ninety four yards versus one hundred two yards. University of Tennessee remains winless in the Southeastern Conference with three losses so far this season.
Meanwhile, University of South Carolina has won three games with two losses in this same conference. This is exciting South Carolina football news, for their field goal kicker Parker White, who was successful just four out of his previous eleven field goal attempts. However, today he made all three field goal attempts.
The South Carolina’s defense sacked Tennessee’s freshman quarterback seven times. The South Carolina Gamecocks host Vanderbilt after a bye week. Tennesse Volunteers must travel to play the number one ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.
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