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
Division Eastern Division
1996 record 6–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Brad Scott (3rd year)
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 (SEC) during the 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 No. 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 No. 6 Tennessee Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC JPS L 14–31   82,808
November 16 7:45 PM at No. 1 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN L 25–52   85,701
November 23 5:30 PM at No. 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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