South Carolina defeats Auburn for first-time since 1933

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

It’s been nearly 100 years since South Carolina defeated Auburn in football. That nearly century-long streak has been snapped.

The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated No. 15 Auburn Tigers 30-22 on Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.

South Carolina wide receiver Shi Smith reaches for a reception against the Auburn Tigers
Shi Smith reaches for a reception against the Auburn Tigers

Both teams are 2-2 on the season. 

This was the Gamecocks first win over the Tigers in 87-years. Their last previous win in this series came in 1933.

Gamecocks quarterback Collin Hill went 15 of 24 for 144 yards. He had one touchdown pass and one interception.

Kevin Harris had 25 carries for 83 yards and two touchdowns. Shi Smith had eight receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown.

Tigers quarterback Bo Nix went 24 of 47 for 272 yards. He had one touchdown pass and three interceptions.

Tank Bigsby had 16 carries for 111 yards and one touchdown. Seth Williams had four receptions for 74 yards.

The Tigers led 9-0 following the first quarter. However, over the past three quarters, the team had just 13 points.

The Gamecocks scored 30 points over the final three quarters.

Harris scored the aforementioned two rushing touchdowns. Collin Hill also scored a rushing touchdown.

Shi Smith also caught a touchdown. Parker White also made a field goal.

Bigsby scored on the aforementioned rushing touchdown. Eli Stove also caught a touchdown reception.

Anders Carlson also made three field goals.

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