November 1st Sports Blast


Joseph Bender, Sports Editor

This weekend, the Gamecocks, Tigers, and Indians are all back in action. Gaffney has its last game of the season this week at Spartanburg, Clemson plays FCS powerhouse Wofford, and it’s homecoming for the Gamecocks, facing the Vanderbilt Commodores at home.
Gaffney: The Indians travel to Spartanburg SC this week to play the 3-6 Spartanburg Vikings, who are coming off of a huge win over Riverside last week. The 6-3 Indians have had a crazy season so far, and have the Vikings and playoffs waiting for them. Gaffney will seek its 7th win of the season, and head into the playoffs with a win tonight. Quarterback Undre Lindsay has had 1988 yards, and 17 touchdowns this season, and will look to build on those stats this Friday vs Spartanburg.
Clemson: The Clemson Tigers are coming off of a huge 59-7 win over Boston College on homecoming last week, and will play FCS Wofford this weekend.Quarterback Trevor Lawrence has 1,809 yards, 17 touchdowns, and a QBR of 78.8, the Tigers are at the top of the ACC, and after playing Wofford will wrap up their ACC stretch vs NC State and #23 Wake Forest before having an off week to prepare for South Carolina on Nov. 30th.Wofford is currently 5-2 on the season, their two losses are to South Carolina State and Samford, the first two games of the season, while the Clemson Tigers are 8-0, having no losses this season, and all dominating wins besides a 21-20 win over North Carolina in September. The Tigers will face the Terriers Saturday at 4pm on the ACC Network.
South Carolina: It’s bounce back week for the Gamecocks, after losing to Tennessee 41-10, just the Vols’ 2nd sec win. This week, its homecoming for Carolina, as they will play Vanderbilt under the lights at home at 7:30 on SEC Network’s primetime coverage, “SEC Saturday Night”. Head coach Will Muschamp spoke Tuesday, saying the Gamecocks’ attitudes have changed after the stunning defeat over the Volunteers last week. The Commodores travel to Columbia, South Carolina to play the 3-5 Gamecocks tomorrow at 7:30pm, as the Gamecocks will continue to fight for 6 wins to get to a bowl game.