ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Blake Mitchell hit on 20-of-31 passes for 174 yards and Ryan Succop made three field goals Saturday as South Carolina beat No. 12 Georgia, 16-12.
Cory Boyd rushed for 76 yards on 14 carries and the game's only touchdown for the Gamecocks (2-0, 1-0 SEC). Mike Davis rushed for 56 yards on nine attempts, while Kenny McKinley caught seven passes for 102 yards.
Matthew Stafford completed 19-of-44 passes for 213 yards for the losing Bulldogs (1-1, 0-1). Knowshon Moreno rushed for 104 yards on 14 carries, and Tripp Chandler had three receptions for 44 yards in the loss.
Brandon Coutu kicked four field goals to account for all of Georgia's scoring.