South Carolina improves to 5-4 on the season
Freshman Brandon McIlwain wins in his first career start
Gamecocks hold first competition of Muschamp era
South Carolina leads the league for the 10th-consecutive fall
South Carolina Becomes Only SEC Team With Four Bowl Wins the Past Four Seasons
Nov. 19, 2016
The Gamecocks defeat Missouri, on November, 5, 2016.
South Carolina vs. Tennessee (11/1/14)
South Carolina vs. Furman (10/18/14)
South Carolina vs. Missouri (9/27/14)
2016 Harold White GPA Award - Special Teams
2015 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2015 Jim Carlen Special Teams Player of the Spring
2014 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2014 Second-team All-SEC (Coaches)
2014 Lou Groza Semifinalist
2014 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (ECU)
2014 Jim Carlen Special Teams Player of the Spring
2013 SEC All-Freshman Team
2013 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Missouri)
2013 SEC Freshman of the Week (Florida)
2016:Senior placekicker who is the Gamecocks’ all-time leading scorer with 359 points... 13-for-17 on field goals and 31-for-31 on PATs, accounting for a team-leading 70 points... connected on 76.5 percent of his field goal attempts... kicked the game-winning field goal with 35 seconds remaining in the Vanderbilt victory, a career-high 55-yard effort to lift Carolina to a 13-10 win... the 55-yard field goal was the second-longest in South Carolina history, matches the second-longest in the FBS this season, and earned him SEC Special Teams Player of the Week accolades... connected on both of his field goal attempts, hitting from 37 and 39 yards out, in the East Carolina win... converted a pair of 43-yard attempts against Texas A&M... became just the second Gamecock in history to hit 60 field goals in a career in the A&M game... became Carolina’s all-time scoring leader with his second PAT of the game in the victory over Missouri... served as a team captain in the Western Carolina win... was 5-for-5 on extra points and 3-for-3 on field goals, hitting from 32, 24 and 32 yards out against the Catamounts... owns the school record with 158 consecutive extra points made... a member of the SEC Community Service Team... nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll for the third time.
2015: Led the team with 85 points scored... hit on 20-of-28 field goals (71.4 percent) and all 25 extra points... ranked eighth among kickers in the SEC with 7.1 points per game and was third with 1.67 field goals made per game... connected three field goals against Kentucky... hit from 45 and from a then-career-long 51-yards at Georgia... it was his first make from 50+ yards in five career tries... bettered that with a 52-yarder against UCF... finished the day with 11 points against the Knights with three field goals and a pair of extra points... matched his career high with four field goals while matching a school record with six field goal attempts in the win over Vanderbilt... connected on all three field goal attempts against The Citadel... garnered a spot on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll... named the Jim Carlen Special Teams Player of the Spring for the second time in his career at the 2015 Garnet & Black Spring Game.
2014: Earned second-team All-SEC accolades from the coaches and was one of 20 semifinalists for the Groza Award... ranked third in the SEC with 105 points, the third-highest single-season mark in school history, and was fifth in the league in points per game at 8.1... connected on 18-of-25 field goals (72 percent) with three of his misses coming from 54 yards or longer, and all 51 extra points... missed his first field goal opportunity of the season from 54 yards out, then converted each of his next 12 opportunities... named Groza Star of the Week and SEC Special Teams Player of the Week after tying a career-best 4-of-4 on field goal attempts versus East Carolina... hit a career-long 47-yard field goal against South Alabama... matched that with a 47-yarder at Clemson... earned a spot on the ESPN.com and the Phil Steele 2014 Midseason All-SEC first team... named Jim Carlen Special Teams Player of the Spring in 2014... nominated for the Burlsworth Trophy... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll... placed on scholarship in the spring.
2013: True freshman placekicker who went from unknown walk-on to a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team... led the team with 99 points, the fourth-highest single-season total in school history... connected on 15-of-18 field goal attempts and 54-of-55 extra points... the 54 PATs in a season set a school record, surpassing the mark of 51, set by Spencer Lanning in 2010... scored nine points, including 2-for-2 on field goals of 39- and 26-yards, in the season opener against North Carolina... became the first true freshman to placekick in a season opener since Courtney Leavitt in 1996... booted a 36-yard field goal to start the scoring at Georgia... connected on both field goal attempts versus Kentucky, hitting from 40 and 41 yards out... remained perfect in field goal attempts on the season with a 33-yarder at Arkansas... missed for the first time in seven attempts when he failed from 45 yards out at Tennessee... named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance at Missouri... hit a 20-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter, then connected from 40 yards out in the second overtime which proved to be the game-winner... booted a career-best 44-yard field goal, along with a 37-yard kick against Mississippi State... named the SEC Freshman of the Week for his efforts in the win over Florida... accounted for 13 of the Gamecocks' 19 points with a career-high four field goals, including a season-long 45-yarder... hit two field goals in the final period to give the Gamecocks the win.
HIGH SCHOOL: Worked as both the punter and placekicker for Prince of Peace Christian School in Carrollton, Texas, graduating in 2013... coached by Larry Thexton... was a first-team all-state selection... hit 49-of-50 extra point attempts and 8-of-9 field goals, helping his team to a 9-3 record as a senior... longest field goal was 44 yards... also kicked a 50-yard field goal in an all-star game... turned down a scholarship offer from Louisiana Tech.
PERSONAL: Elliott Goering Fry was born December 12, 1994... is a marketing major... was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as a seven-year old... active with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).