Gamecocks Down Southern Miss 41-13 - Match Report
Alshon Jeffery caught 7 passes for 106 yards against the Southern Miss defense as South Carolina handed the Golden Eagles a 41-13 loss on Thursday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina won on the scoreboard and at the pay window as they managed to cover the 13-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Stephen Garcia completed 16 of 23 pass attempts for 193 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Desmond Johnson rushed for 33 yards for Southern Miss, while V.J. Floyd added 21 yards. Austin Davis threw for 238 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Johdrick Morris and DeAndre Brown had 70 and 65 yards respectively.
Southern Miss was outgained by South Carolina 449-404 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-23 by the Gamecocks.
South Carolina lost the time of possession battle 31:08/28:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
South Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulldogs. The Golden Eagles will aim to get on the winning track vs. Prairie View.