The 7-4 Gamecocks faced off against the 10-1 Miami (Ohio) Redskins in the 13th annual Tangerine Bowl in Orlando.
First-year coach Jim Carlen saw his Gamecocks fall behind at halftime 14-0 in this one on two Carpenter TD runs. Carolina put together a 13-play, 73-yard drive in the third, scoring on a Tom Amrein 3-yard TD run.
Unfortunately, this would be the only points for Carolina, as they fell in this game by a score of 20-7.
QB Jeff Grantz had a nice game in a losing effort, completing 18 of 29 passes, for 228 yards. WR Phillip Logan also did well, catching nine passes for 109 yards.