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October 12, 2019
On 4th-and-3 with 45 seconds left in the fourth quarter, South Carolina coach Will Muschamp made an incredibly puzzling decision as his team was tied at 17 against No. 3 Georgia.
Rather than going for it or even punting with the hope that the Gamecocks’ defense would make a stop to send the game into overtime, Muschamp sent Parker White out there for a 57-yard field goal attempt. With a very real shot to stun the Bulldogs — which they eventually did — Muschamp made a terribly misguided decision when he and South Carolina had two very reasonable alternatives.
White missed, and Georgia got the ball with 40 seconds left and a shot to at least kick a field goal for the win. (READ MORE) by Michelle R. Martinelli | For The Win
South Carolina pulled off the biggest shocker of the 2019 college football season on Saturday, beating Georgia 20-17 in double overtime in Athens.
The result, with No. 3 Georgia falling to an unranked Gamecocks squad, shook up the SEC East race and the College Football Playoff race as well.
The Gamecocks’ Parker White, who missed a chance to win it in the first overtime, hit a field goal in the second OT to put South Carolina ahead, then Georgia’s stop-notch kicker, Rodrigo Blankenship, missed a field goal which would have forced a third OT and sent the Bulldogs to the first defeat of the season. (READ MORE) by Sydney Hunte | Saturday Down South