The Gamecocks shutout the Mercer Bears (1-0) in their third straight extra time win of the 2019 season.
Freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski is set to start as quarterback for Week 2 after Jake Bentley is out with a foot injury.
The Gamecocks, with returning talent and a difficult schedule, look to improve in 2019.
The garnet team defeated the black team 28-16 in this year's Garnet & Black Spring Game at Williams-Brice Stadium.
The South Carolina women's basketball team advances to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the sixth year in a row.
After a short time as a free agent, Bruce Ellington will now play for the New England Patriots.