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2015 Schedule
3-8, 7th in SEC - East
Elliott, Swinney talk Palmetto Bowl (1:40)
What're the best open coaching jobs in college football? (1:58)
Gamecocks drop close game to Citadel, 23-22 (2:45)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

A rough season gets even rougher for South Carolina after dropping a 23-22 affair to The Citadel. Losing at home to an FCS team -- albeit a good one -- is not what interim coach Shawn Elliott had in mind. On the flip side, credit to Citadel coach Mike Houston and his group, who broke a 27-game losing streak to FBS teams and probably secured itself an at-large bid in the FCS playoffs with the win.

Late game mistakes cost Gamecocks (0:37)
Mike Houston: Citadel's a force to be reckoned with (0:38)
Citadel v South Carolina Postgame Breakdown (2:36)

The Citadel stuns South Carolina... again

The Citadel has won 2 of its last 3 games against South Carolina for the first time since winning back-to-back meetings in 1915-16.

Mike Houston Postgame Interview (1:06)

South Carolina shocked by The Citadel, 23-22

The Gamecocks had a 94-yard go-ahead TD wiped out with a false start in the final minute. The last FCS school to beat an SEC school was Jacksonville State against Ole Miss in 2010. Box score

Cooper burns opponents, hauls in 41-yd TD (0:22)

The Citadel takes a late lead

The Citadel RB Tyler Renew's 56-yard touchdown gives the Bulldogs a one-point lead over South Carolina in the fourth quarter.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Wow. The Citadel stops South Carolina on 4th-and-1. Bulldogs' ball with 4:07 left and a 23-22 lead. Given the way the Gamecocks' defense has defended the run today (337 yards allowed), they may not get the ball back.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Nice homecoming for The Citadel RB Tyler Renew. The Columbia, S.C., native has 21 carries for a game-high 168 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown with 6:07 left to give the Bulldogs a 23-22 lead over the Gamecocks

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Looks like it could be a fun finish in Columbia. Pharoh Cooper's 41-yard TD catch from Perry Orth gives South Carolina a 22-17 lead. The Gamecocks went for two but failed. There's 8:40 left, a lot of football remaining.

The Citadel takes the lead

The Bulldogs' kicker, Eric Goins, snuck this 48-yard FG through the uprights. South Carolina trails in the fourth quarter, 17-16.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Upset alert in Columbia: The Citadel retakes the lead over South Carolina 17-16 with 10:28 remaining in the fourth quarter. Eric Goins just connected on a 48-yard field goal to give the Bulldogs the lead.

Team Stats

Passing Yards206.386th
Rushing Yards152.392nd
Points For21.0Tied-109th
Points Against26.6Tied-63rd

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