Bobby Bentley

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Bobby Bentley
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Running backs coach
Team South Carolina
Conference SEC
Biographical details
Born Duncan, South Carolina
Alma mater Presbyterian College
Playing career
1986–1989 Presbyterian
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1990–1994 Byrnes HS (SC) (Asst.)
1995–2006 Byrnes HS (SC)
2007–2008 Presbyterian
2009–2012 Byrnes HS (SC) (AD/PIO)
2013 Byrnes HS (SC)
2014–2015 Auburn (Off. Analyst)
2016–present South Carolina (RB)
Head coaching record
Overall 10-13
Accomplishments and honors
2002 SC AAAA Div II State Title
2003 SC AAAA Div II State Title
2004 SC AAAA Div II State Title
2005 SC AAAA Div II State Title
2005 Nike National HS Coach of Year
2006 South Carolina HS Coach of Year

Bobby Bentley is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the running backs coach at the University of South Carolina. He previously was the head coach at Presbyterian College. Bentley was one of the nation's most successful high school coaches before accepting his first college coaching position at Presbyterian. He has 5 children Chas, Shuler, Jake, Brooks, and Emily.

Current position[edit]

In December 2015 he accepted a coaching position with the University of South Carolina. Bobby is serving as the running back coach.

Coaching history[edit]

Bentley was named head coach at Presbyterian College in January 2007. Returning to his alma mater to lead the school in its transition from Division II to Division Football Championship Subdivision, Bentley's team compiled a 6-5 record in his first season followed by a 4-8 season in 2008.

Before arriving at Presbyterian, Bentley was head coach for twelve seasons at James F. Byrnes High School in Duncan, South Carolina after serving five years as an assistant coach. During his tenure at Byrnes, he led the school to four consecutive AAAA Division II state championships from 2002-2005.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs TSN[1]#
Presbyterian Blue Hose (Big South) (2007–2008)
2007 Presbyterian 6–5 0–0 Not Eligible
2008 Presbyterian 4–8 0–0 Not Eligible
Presbyterian: 10–13 0-0
Total: 10-13
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

Playing history[edit]

Bentley played football at PC before graduating in 1990.


  1. ^ Final poll standings are from The Sports Network Archived April 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine..

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