1996 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

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1996 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks Block C logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
1996 record 6–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Brad Scott
Home stadium Williams-Brice Stadium (c. 80,250, grass)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Florida x   8 0         12 1  
#9 Tennessee   7 1         10 2  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   3 5         4 7  
Georgia   3 5         5 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#11 Alabama xy   6 2         10 3  
#12 LSU x   6 2         10 2  
#24 Auburn   4 4         8 4  
Mississippi State   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   2 6         5 6  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
Championship: Florida 45, Alabama 30
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference during the college football 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Gamecocks were led by head coach Brad Scott and played their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 7:00 PM UCF* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC W 33–14   76,411
September 14 7:45 PM Georgia Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPN W 23–14   82,950
September 21 7:00 PM East Carolina* Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC L 7–23   79,806
September 28 12:30 PM Mississippi State Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC JPS L 10–14   75,014
October 5 3:30 PM at #20 Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL CBS L 24–28   84,107
October 12 7:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 25–14   50,500
October 19 1:00 PM Arkansasdagger Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC W 23–17   79,419
October 26 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN PPV W 27–0   36,583
November 2 12:30 PM #6 Tennessee Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC JPS L 14–31   82,808
November 16 7:45 PM at #1 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN L 25–52   85,701
November 23 5:30 PM at #22 Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN2 W 34–31   82,929
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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