Gamecocks Down Alabama 35-21 - Match Report
|Gamecocks Down Alabama 35-21 - Match Report|
South Carolina won 35-21 on Saturday against Alabama behind a 127-yard receiving performance from Alshon Jeffery at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 46.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Stephen Garcia completed 17 of 20 pass attempts for 201 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Crimson Tide defense.
Mark Ingram rushed for 41 yards for Alabama, while Trent Richardson added 23 yards. Greg McElroy threw for 315 yards for the Crimson Tide, while receivers Julio Jones and Darius Hanks had 118 and 55 yards respectively.
South Carolina lost the offensive yardage battle to Alabama 351-311 yards in Saturday's game. Alabama had more first downs as that total ended up 21-20.
The time of possession battle favored Alabama as their offense was on the field for 32:27, longer than the 27:33 of their opponents.
Next game, South Carolina takes its act on the road to face Kentucky looking for another win. For Alabama, they head home to face Mississippi.