Boxscore
South Carolina 41, Southern Mississippi 13
Thursday, September 2, 2010 7:30 PM
Location - Williams-Brice Stadium
Attendance - 70438

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Southern Mississippi 3 3 0 7 13
South Carolina 7 17 10 7 41

Recap

Quarterback Stephen Garcia and freshman tailback Marcus Lattimore each ran for two touchdowns as South Carolina earned a 41-13 victory over Southern Mississippi in the season opener Thursday night.

Garcia had a 22-yard touchdown run and Lattimore scored on runs of 3 and 7 yards to send the Gamecocks past the Golden Eagles.

Sophomore Alshon Jeffery had 106 receiving yards and freshman Ace Sanders had a 53-yard run to set up Lattimore’s first touchdown.

Freshman quarterback Connor Shaw threw a 15-yard touchdown to D.L. Moore in the fourth quarter.

The victory was the 18th in a row for Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier in season openers.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 5:43
South Carolina   TD  South Carolina 7 - Southern Mississippi 0
1st Quarter - 1:23
Southern Mississippi   FG  South Carolina 7 - Southern Mississippi 3
2nd Quarter - 11:57
South Carolina   FG  South Carolina 10 - Southern Mississippi 3
2nd Quarter - 9:48
South Carolina   TD  South Carolina 17 - Southern Mississippi 3
2nd Quarter - 7:03
South Carolina   TD  South Carolina 24 - Southern Mississippi 3
2nd Quarter - 1:58
Southern Mississippi   FG  South Carolina 24 - Southern Mississippi 6
3rd Quarter - 9:35
South Carolina   FG  South Carolina 27 - Southern Mississippi 6
3rd Quarter - 4:43
South Carolina   TD  South Carolina 34 - Southern Mississippi 6
4th Quarter - 11:19
South Carolina   TD  South Carolina 41 - Southern Mississippi 6
4th Quarter - 1:33
Southern Mississippi   TD  South Carolina 41 - Southern Mississippi 13
TEAMS

Team Records

  Southern Mississippi South Carolina
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Southern Mississippi South Carolina
Score 13 41
First Downs 23 28
3rd Down Efficiency 10-for-19
53%
4-for-10
40%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-2
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 404 449
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 27-67 35-224
Average/Rush 2.5 6.4
Passing
Comp-Att 38-57 20-30
Passing Yards 337 225
Average/Pass Play 5.8 6.8
Penalties-Yards 8-60 5-30
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 31:08 28:52

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Davis 31/43 238 0 1
M. Young 7/14 99 1 0
South Carolina (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Garcia 16/23 193 0 0
C. Shaw 4/5 32 1 0
S. Gilmore 0/1 0 0 0
A. Clifford 0/1 0 0 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 10 33 3.3 0
V. Floyd 8 21 2.6 0
A. Davis 8 7 0.9 0
M. Young 1 6 6.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Lattimore 14 54 3.9 2
A. Sanders 1 53 53.0 0
S. Garcia 5 38 7.6 2
C. Shaw 7 31 4.4 0
K. Miles 4 24 6.0 0
S. Gilmore 1 14 14.0 0
J. Giles 2 12 6.0 0
B. Maddox 1 -2 -2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Morris 3 70 23.3 0
D. Brown 4 65 16.2 1
K. Bolden 3 39 13.0 0
Q. Pierce 4 35 8.8 0
D. Johnson 6 27 4.5 0
D. Hodges 4 27 6.8 0
W. Spight 4 21 5.2 0
R. Balentine 3 18 6.0 0
T. Lampley 3 14 4.7 0
V. Floyd 3 13 4.3 0
R. Hanks 1 8 8.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Jeffery 7 106 15.1 0
A. Sanders 2 47 23.5 0
M. Lattimore 2 21 10.5 0
J. Barnes 1 16 16.0 0
D. Moore 1 15 15.0 1
T. Gurley 4 12 3.0 0
L. Scruggs 1 6 6.0 0
D. Smith 1 1 1.0 0
P. DiMarco 1 1 1.0 0
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