Win Probability 100%

NCST
SC
SC 100%

NCST

28

SC

35

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NCST504
    • 246SC
  • Turnovers

    • NCST2
    • 1SC
  • Possession

    NCSTSC
    23:0636:54
  • 1st Downs

    • NCST29
    • 12SC

Game Information

Bank of America Stadium
  • Charlotte, NC 28202
Attendance: 50,367
68%
Capacity: 73,778
9/3/2017 Associated Press

Samuel's 3 TDs lift South Carolina over NC State 35-28

Deebo Samuel returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a score and caught two touchdown passes from Jake Bentley as South Carolina defeated North Carolina State 35-28 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Scoring Summary

1234T
NC State1470728
South Carolina14714035
first QuarterNCSTSC
TD
14:47
Deebo Samuel 97 Yd Kickoff Return (Alexander Woznick Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:00
07
play
South Carolina returns opening kickoff for TD (0:50)

Deebo Samuel returns the game's opening kick for a 97-yard touchdown to give South Carolina an early lead against NC State. (0:50)

TD
8:56
Ryan Finley 6 Yd Run (Carson Wise Kick)
14 plays, 75 yards, 6:04
77
play
Finley fools South Carolina's defense for TD (0:42)

Ryan Finley runs in a 6-yard touchdown for NC State. (0:42)

TD
3:53
Rico Dowdle 34 Yd pass from Jake Bentley (Alexander Woznick Kick)
11 plays, 80 yards, 5:03
714
play
Dowdle's juggling catch helps South Carolina reclaim the lead (0:34)

Jake Bentley finds Rico Dowdle along the sidelines for a 34-yard touchdown. (0:34)

TD
0:46
Nyheim Hines 2 Yd Run (Carson Wise Kick)
9 plays, 75 yards, 3:07
1414
play
NC State ties game with 2-yard run (0:19)

Nyheim Hines forces his way into the end zone for a Wolfpack touchdown. (0:19)

second QuarterNCSTSC
TD
10:02
Deebo Samuel 6 Yd pass from Jake Bentley (Alexander Woznick Kick)
8 plays, 40 yards, 3:18
1421
play
Bentley finds Samuel to give a South Carolina the lead (0:23)

Jake Bentley finds Deebo Samuel for the six-yard touchdown in the second quarter. (0:23)

TD
0:09
Jakobi Meyers 4 Yd pass from Ryan Finley (Carson Wise Kick)
10 plays, 79 yards, 1:38
2121
play
Finley connects with Meyers for a TD (0:50)

Ryan Finley connects with Jakobi Meyers for a four-yard touchdown to tie the game going into halftime. (0:50)

third QuarterNCSTSC
TD
11:54
Deebo Samuel 39 Yd pass from Jake Bentley (Alexander Woznick Kick)
3 plays, 51 yards, 1:25
2128
play
Samuel hauls in one-handed TD for South Carolina (0:47)

Deebo Samuel makes a 39-yard touchdown grab to give the Gamecocks an early second-half lead. (0:47)

TD
9:08
Rico Dowdle 7 Yd Run (Alexander Woznick Kick)
2 plays, 13 yards, 1:16
2135
play
Dowdle's TD run extends South Carolina's lead (0:37)

Rico Dowdle runs for a seven-yard touchdown in the third quarter. (0:37)

fourth QuarterNCSTSC
TD
12:21
Jaylen Samuels 1 Yd pass from Ryan Finley (Carson Wise Kick)
9 plays, 46 yards, 3:33
2835
play
Samuels' TD cuts into South Carolina's lead (0:26)

Ryan Finley completes a pass to Jaylen Samuels for a one-yard touchdown, closing in on the Gamecocks. (0:26)

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