Kickoff set for 1 p.m. on PPV
South Carolina defense makes three interceptions and gets one fumble to lead team to the win
Kickoff set for 12:21 p.m. on SEC-TV
South Carolina vs. Tennessee (11/1/14)
South Carolina vs. Texas A&M (8/28/14)
South Carolina football
South Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina (11/23/13)
South Carolina vs. Mississippi State
2013: Earned a spot on the AP All-SEC second team and on Phil Steele's third-team All-SEC unit... started all 12 regular season games at the Spur position... sixth on the squad with 47 tackles, including 6.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks... had four pass breakups and recovered a pair of fumbles... tallied six tackles, including a tackle for loss, and a quarterback hurry in his first career start against North Carolina... credited with a 10-yard sack against Vandy... tied for the team high with five stops against UCF... credited with five tackles, including a half-sack and a pass breakup against Kentucky... logged four tackles, including a tackle for loss and a pass breakup at Mizzou... tallied four tackles, two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery against Mississippi State... tied for the team lead with six tackles against Florida, including a half-tackle for loss... shared Most Improved safety honors during the spring.
2012: Spur who also was used on special teams... played in eight games, logging three tackles... two of his stops came in the win over Georgia.
2011: Saw action in 12 of 13 games as a redshirt freshman... primarily a special teams performer... did not play in the season opener against East Carolina... recorded seven tackles... credited with a tackle for loss against Florida... had two tackles against Georgia and Nebraska.
2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played safety at Southwest DeKalb High School in Decatur, Ga., graduating in 2010... logged 113 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions as a senior... selected to the first-team Class AAAA all-state team... the Panthers went 10-2 and were the Region 6-AAAA champions... as a junior, credited with 88 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, three sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries... a three-star prospect, the nation's 56th-best safety prospect and the state of Georgia's 64th-best prospect, according to Rivals.com... ranked as a three-star prospect and the nation's 85th-best safety by Scout.com... rated a two-star prospect and the nation's 109th-best safety by ESPN.com... originally committed to Vanderbilt.
PERSONAL: Sharrod Golightly was born January 14, 1992... has earned his degree in sociology.