South Carolina avoids upset, downs UCF

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Updated: September 28, 2013

Orlando, FL (Sports Network) – Mike Davis rushed for 167 yards and three
touchdowns as the 12th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks roared back to down UCF
28-25 after a dismal first half.

UCF (3-1) took an early 10-0 lead, but conceded 28 straight points in the
second half to give South Carolina (3-1) the lead.

Dylan Thompson took over at quarterback for Connor Shaw, who suffered a right
shoulder sprain on South Carolina’s first drive of the game. Thompson rushed
for a touchdown and completed 15-of-32 passes for 261 yards with an
interception.

Bruce Ellington led the receiving corps with 88 yards on four receptions.

Blake Bortles threw for 358 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions,
while Rannell Hall caught two touchdowns with 142 yards.