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2006 South Carolina Gamecocks football
Liberty Bowl Champions
Liberty Bowl vs. Houston, W 44–36
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2006 record8–5 (3–5 SEC)
Head coachSteve Spurrier
Defensive coordinatorTyrone Nix
Home stadiumWilliams-Brice Stadium (c. 80,250, grass)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Florida x   7 1         13 1  
#25 Tennessee   5 3         9 4  
Kentucky   4 4         8 5  
#23 Georgia   4 4         9 4  
South Carolina   3 5         8 5  
Vanderbilt   1 7         4 8  
Western Division
#15 Arkansas x   7 1         10 4  
#9 Auburn   5 3         10 3  
#3 LSU   6 2         11 2  
Alabama   2 6         6 7  
Ole Miss   2 6         4 8  
Mississippi State   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Florida 38, Arkansas 28
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Alabama finished the season with an overall record of 6–7 (2–6 in conference) but had all victories vacated by the NCAA in 2010. As such, the official record for Alabama is 0–7 (0–6 in conference).
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference during the college football season of 2006–2007. The Gamecocks were led by Steve Spurrier in his second season as USC head coach and played their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.

ScheduleEdit

The October 28 game against Tennessee played host to ESPN's College Gameday, the third year in a row that South Carolina had hosted the program.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 8:00 pm at Mississippi State Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS ESPN W 15–0   50,277[1]
September 9 7:45 pm #12 Georgia Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ESPN L 0–18   82,513[1]
September 16* 7:00 pm Wofford Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPNGP W 27–20   74,286[1]
September 23* 7:00 pm Florida Atlantic Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPNGP W 45–6   70,860[1]
September 28 7:30 pm #2 Auburn Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPN L 17–24   74,374[1]
October 7 7:00 pm at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY ESPN2 W 24–17   61,449[1]
October 21 3:00 pm at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN ESPNGP W 31–13   37,280[1]
October 28† 7:45 pm #8 Tennessee Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPN L 24–31   82,011[1]
November 4 7:45 pm #12 Arkansas Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPN L 20–26   74,926[1]
November 11 3:30 pm at #6 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL CBS L 16–17   90,703[1]
November 18* 12:30 pm Middle Tennessee Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPNGP W 52–7   70,442[1]
November 25* 12:00 pm at #24 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN W 31–28   83,428[1]
December 29* 4:30 pm vs. Houston Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN W 44–36   56,103[1]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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