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South Carolina vs. Arkansas Post-Game Notes

Nov. 10, 2012

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 SOUTH CAROLINA NOTES

GENERAL

    Junior tailback Marcus Lattimore had a video board message to fans in the first quarter: "Hey Gamecock Country. I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you very much for all the notes and cards. I appreciate all of your support. I am feeling fine and working to get back to football. To my teammates, I only have one message... Beat Arkansas! Go Gamecocks!"
  • Today's game marked Steve Spurrier's 100th (63-37) career game at the University of South Carolina.
  • The Gamecocks' win over the Razorbacks gave them a 6-2 SEC record for the second-straight season.
  • Carolina now has eight or more wins for the third-straight season, the first time in school history.
  • South Carolina's win kept it undefeated at home this season and extended the Gamecocks' home winning streak to 10 games, the third-longest home winning streak in school history.
  • South Carolina now has 35 wins over the last four years, a school record for wins in a four-year period.
  • Captains for the Gamecocks are senior spur DeVonte Holloman, senior free safety D.J. Swearinger, senior linebacker Shaq Wilson, and senior offensive lineman T.J. Johnson.
OFFENSE
  • Freshman tight end Jerell Adams scored his first career touchdown on a 29-yard pass from Connor Shaw in the first quarter.
  • Connor Shaw scored his third rushing touchdown of the season with a 10-yard run in the second quarter.
  • Freshman tailback Mike Davis scored his second career touchdown on a two-yard run in the third quarter.
DEFENSE
  • Holloman forced his first fumble of the season in the second quarter. Senior linebacker Reginald Bowens recovered the fumble, his second recovery of the season.
  • Swearinger had a 69-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter. It marked the second interception returned for a touchdown by the Gamecocks this season.
  • Senior cornerback Akeem Auguste grabbed his first interception of the season in the fourth quarter.
  • Swearinger posted his season high of 13 tackles in today's game against the Razorbacks. Sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney now holds third place in school history for total sacks in a season with 9.5 after adding a sack for a loss of nine yards against Arkansas.
 ARKANSAS NOTES

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Cobi Hamilton broke UA's single-season receiving yards record. With 72 receiving yards today, Hamilton now has 1,149 this season, breaking the previous record of 1,117 (Jarius Wright, 2011)
  • Tyler Wilson broke UA's career completions record. With 26 today, Wilson now has 539 in his career, breaking the previous record of 528 (Clint Stoerner, 1996-99)
  • Zach Hocker broke the UA record for career points by a kicker. With eight points today, Hocker now has 285 points in his career, breaking the previous record of 280 (Steve Little, 1974-77)
  • Cobi Hamilton extended his consecutive games with a reception streak to 32 in the first quarter with an 11-yard reception. Hamilton's streak is the longest active in the SEC D
  • ennis Johnson moved into 2nd on UA's all-time career all-purpose yards list. With 58 today, Johnson now has 5,142 in his career, passing Felix Jones (5,099, 2005-07)
  • Tyler Wilson moved into 4th on UA's single-season passing yards list. With 277 yards today, Wilson now has 2,803 passing yards this season, passing Clint Stoerner (2,629, 1998) and Casey Dick (2,586, 2008)
  • Tyler Wilson moved into 5th on UA's single-season pass completions list. With 26 today, Wilson now has 195 this season, passing Clint Stoerner (173, 1997 and 177, 1999) and Barry Lunney Jr. (180, 1995)
  • Tyler Wilson moved into 4th on UA's career touchdown responsibility list. With two touchdown passes today, Wilson has now been responsible for 53 touchdowns in his career, breaking a tie with Casey Dick (2005-08) and Darren McFadden (2005-07)
  • Tyler Wilson moved into a tie for 6th on UA's single-season touchdown passes list. With 2 touchdown passes today, Wilson now has 18 on the season, tied with Casey Dick (2007), Matt Jones (2003) and Quinn Grovey (1990)
  • Tyler Wilson moved into 2nd on UA's all-time career pass attempts list. With 41 in the game, Wilson now has 867 pass attempts in his career, passing Barry Lunney Jr. (856, 1992-95) and Casey Dick (850, 2005-08)
  • Tyler Wilson moved into 6th on UA's single-season pass attempts list. With 41 today, Wilson now has 320 this season, passing Clint Stoerner (317, 1999 and 312, 1998) and Barry Lunney Jr. (292, 1995)
  • Zach Hocker moved into 2nd on UA's all-time career points list. With eight points today, Hocker now has 285 points in his career, passing Steve Little (280, 1974-77)
  • Zach Hocker moved into 4th on UA's all-time career field goals made list. With 2 made field goals today, Hocker has made 48 field goals in his career, passing Todd Latourette (1995-98)
  • Zach Hocker moved into a tie for 5th on UA's all-time career field goal attempts list. With 2 field goals attempted in the game, Hocker has attempted 62 field goals in his career, tied with Ish Ordonez (1978-80)
GAME NOTES
  • Today's captains for Arkansas were Tyler Wilson, Alfred Davis and Travis Swanson.

 

 

 

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