Quarterback Luke Doty, who started four games for South Carolina this season, will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his foot. He is expected to return for spring practice.
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South Carolina coach Shane Beamer said Sunday night that former graduate assistant coach Zeb Noland will return to the role of Gamecocks starting quarterback on Saturday vs. Texas A&M.
— Zeb Noland's played more than enough football to be ready when called on and cherish the moments of success. The former graduate assistant did both to rally South Carolina to its first Southeastern Conference win in more than year.
— Part of the growth process of a college football program is getting the players to believe.
Behind a 75-yard pick-six from DB David Spaulding and QB Luke Doty's 255 passing yards, South Carolina improves to 3-2 on the season with a 23-14 win over the Trojans.
-- — South Carolina’s offensive consternation still isn’t cured. The Gamecocks have scored one rushing touchdown in five games.
South Carolina coach Shane Beamer said Tuesday that Luke Doty would get the call at home against Kentucky on Saturday night, his first start of the season for the sophomore.