Backup QB Dylan Thompson steps in for South Carolina and leads them to victory over Clemson. The…
South Carolina game notes
With the win, South Carolina has extended its winning streak in the series over Clemson to four games. That matches the longest in school history.
South Carolina extended its regular season non-conference winning streak to 17 straight games with the victory.
The Gamecocks last regular season non-conference loss came to Clemson in 2008.
The Gamecocks established a school record with 21 wins over the last two seasons.
Nine Gamecocks have started every game this season: Reginald Bowens, Bruce Ellington, Byron Jerideau, T.J. Johnson, Devonte Holloman, Ronald Patrick, Ace Sanders, Devin Taylor, and Shaq Wilson.
Ace Sanders caught six passes for 119 yards, a career-high and his first 100-plus yard receiving game of his career at South Carolina. It also marked an individual high of receiving yards by a Gamecock player this year.
Dylan Thompson tallied his second career 300-yard passing game. He was 23-for-41 in the air for 310 yards with three touchdown passes. His three touchdown passes ties a season-high by a Gamecock player.
Bruce Ellington had a season-high two touchdowns for the Gamecocks. He had a 13-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter with a 6-yard touchdown reception in the 4th quarter. Ellington also tallied seven receptions, the most receptions by a Gamecock receiver this year and tying for the individual high by a Gamecock player this year.
Nick Jones had a season-high four receptions. He caught four passes for 45 yards including a receptions of 31 yards.
Jadeveon Clowney set the South Carolina single-season record for sacks with 4.5 sacks in today's contest vs. Clemson. He now has 13 on the year surpassing the previous mark of 10 set by Andrew Provence and Melvin Ingram.
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