Edward’s late grab sets up Gamecocks’ game-winner

South Carolina receiver and Conway High product Bryan Edwards made an incredible catch with 7 seconds remaining to set up Parker White’s game-winning field goal as South Carolina pulled off a 17-16 victory over visiting Louisiana Tech on Saturday at Williams Brice Stadium.

The Gamecocks (3-1) struggled from start to near finish, trailing 13-0 entering the fourth quarter before back-to-back touchdowns gave them their first lead of the game. But the Bulldogs (2-2) booted what appeared to be the game-winning field goal in the final minute.

But Gamecocks quarterback Jake Bentley led the final drive with a big 20-yard run on third down, and then he hit Edwards to set the table for White to go from last week’s goat to this week’s hero. After being booed in last week’s loss to Kentucky, White drilled the game-winner and celebrated wildly along with the crowd.

Edwards had six catches for 122 yards.

Photo courtesy of USC Athletics

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