Byrd sidelined for Capital One Bowl

Updated: December 26, 2013

Columbia, SC (Sports Network) – South Carolina junior wide receiver Damiere
Byrd has been ruled out for the Capital One Bowl, scheduled for New Year’s Day
in Orlando.

Byrd injured his knee at practice last week in preparation for the game and
Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier confirmed on Thursday that the speedy wide
receiver will miss the contest.

The native of southern New Jersey has totaled 575 yards and four touchdowns on
33 receptions for 10-2 South Carolina.