2006 South Carolina Gamecocks Football Team
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2006 South Carolina Gamecocks Football Team
2006 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
Liberty Bowl champion
Liberty Bowl, W 44-36 vs. Houston
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2006 record8-5 (3-5 SEC)
Head coach
Defensive coordinatorTyrone Nix (2nd season)
Home stadiumWilliams-Brice Stadium (c. 80,250, grass)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 1 Florida x$#   7 1         13 1  
No. 25 Tennessee   5 3         9 4  
Kentucky   4 4         8 5  
No. 23 Georgia   4 4         9 4  
South Carolina   3 5         8 5  
Vanderbilt   1 7         4 8  
Western Division
No. 15 Arkansas x   7 1         10 4  
No. 9 Auburn   6 2         11 2  
No. 3 LSU %   6 2         11 2  
Alabama   2 6         6 7  
Ole Miss   2 6         4 8  
Mississippi State   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Florida 38, Arkansas 28
    1. – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Alabama had all victories vacated by the NCAA in 2010. As such, the official record for Alabama is 0-7 (0-6).
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference during the college football season of 2006-2007. The Gamecocks were led by Steve Spurrier in his second season as USC head coach and played their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.

Schedule

The October 28 game against Tennessee played host to ESPN's College Gameday, the third year in a row that South Carolina had hosted the program.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 318:00 pmat Mississippi StateESPNW 15-050,277[1]
September 97:45 pmNo. 12 GeorgiaESPNL 0-1882,513[1]
September 167:00 pmWofford*
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, SC
PPVW 27-2074,286[1]
September 237:00 pmFlorida Atlantic*
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, SC
PPVW 45-670,860[1]
September 287:30 pmNo. 2 Auburn
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, SC
ESPNL 17-2474,374[1]
October 77:00 pmat KentuckyESPN2W 24-1761,449[1]
October 213:00 pmat VanderbiltPPVW 31-1337,280[1]
October 287:45 pmNo. 8 Tennesseedagger
ESPNL 24-3182,011[1]
November 47:45 pmNo. 12 Arkansas
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, SC
ESPNL 20-2674,926[1]
November 113:30 pmat No. 6 FloridaCBSL 16-1790,703[1]
November 1812:30 pmMiddle Tennessee*
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, SC
PPVW 52-770,442[1]
November 2512:00 pmat No. 24 Clemson*ESPNW 31-2883,428[1]
December 294:30 pmvs. Houston*ESPNW 44-3656,103[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "2006 South Carolina Football" (PDF). University of South Carolina.
  2. ^ "South Carolina Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on September 16, 2009. Retrieved 2009.

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