South Carolina Football: Full game notes vs. Jacksonville State

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South Carolina football wide receiver Xavier Legette crossing the end zone after his 76-yard touchdown against Mississippi State. He had two more touchdowns against Jacksonville State on Saturday and almost set a school record. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports /

South Carolina Football vs. Jacksonville State:
The stats and scoring breakdown

South Carolina football might have gotten the win against Jacksonville State, but it was ugly. The stats on offense look a little better than the reality because of the number of big gains (primarily Xavier Legette and Mario Anderson). The numbers on defense are as poor as might be expected.

Below are the stats and scoring plays from the contest.


Jacksonville State


Leading Passer: Zion Webb with 183 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception


Total: 225 yards, 1 touchdown

Leading Rusher: Ron Wiggins with 88 yards


Total: 196 yards, 2 touchdowns

Leading Receiver: Perry Carter with 106 yards, 1 touchdown


Total Yards Allowed: 488 yards

Turnovers: Kekoura Tarnue interception, 2 turnovers on downs

Sacks: Chris Hardie (2), Quae Drake, 1 uncredited

Leading Tackler: Kekoura Tarnue with 9 tackles


Logan Smothers had 1 touchdown and 1 interception; Anwar Lewis had 1 rushing touchdown; Sean Brown had 2 receiving touchdowns

South Carolina


Leading Passer: Spencer Rattler with 176 yards, 1 touchdown


Total: 89 yards, 2 touchdowns

Leading Rusher: Mario Anderson with 75 yards


Total: 399 yards, 2 touchdowns

Leading Receiver: Xavier Legette with 217 yards (16 yards from the school record), 2 touchdowns


Total Yards Allowed: 421 yards

Turnovers: Tonka Hemingway recovered a self-inflicted fumble by JSU’s Logan Smothers; JT Geer forced a fumble that was recovered by Debo Williams; Stone Blanton interception (returned 88 yards for a touchdown); O’Donnell Fortune interception

Sacks: Tyreek Johnson

Leading Tackler: Debo Williams with 13 tackles


Spencer Rattler had 1 rushing touchdown; Tonka Hemingway had 1 rushing touchdown


USC Touchdown; Hemingway, 2 yards; 7-0 USC
JSU Touchdown; Webb to Brown, 15 yards; 7-7 TIE
USC Touchdown; Rattler, 1 yard; 14-7 USC
JSU Touchdown; Lewis, 4 yards; 14-14 TIE
USC Touchdown; Rattler to Legete; 21-14 USC
JSU Touchdown; Smothers to Brown, 13 yards; 21-21 TIE
JSU Touchdown; Webb to Carter, 54 yards; 28-21 JSU
USC Touchdown; Rattler to Legette, 65 yards; 28-28 TIE
USC Field Goal; Jeter, 26 yards; 31-28 USC
USC Touchdown; Blanton interception return, 88 yards; 38-28 USC