1981 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

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1981 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1981 record6–6
Head coachJim Carlen (7th season)
Home stadiumWilliams-Brice Stadium
(Capacity: 54,564)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           10 2 0
No. 4 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
No. 8 Miami           9 2 0
Southern Miss           9 2 1
No. 17 West Virginia           9 3 0
Colgate           7 3 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Navy           7 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Florida State           6 5 0
Holy Cross           6 5 0
Tulane           6 5 0
UNLV           6 6 0
South Carolina           6 6 0
Temple           5 5 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana           5 6 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
William & Mary           5 6 0
Syracuse           4 6 1
Richmond           4 7 0
Army           3 7 1
North Texas State           2 9 0
Georgia Tech           1 10 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina as an independent team in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Gamecocks would finish the season 6–6 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 23–6   29,300
September 12 Ole Miss Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina L 13-20   56,424
September 19 Duke Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina W 17-3   56,321
September 26 at No. 17 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Rivalry) L 0-24   82,100
October 3 No. 4 Pittsburgh Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina ABC L 28-42   56,495
October 10 at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky W 28-14   57,553
October 17 Virginia Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina W 21-3   56,101
October 24 at No. 3 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina W 31-13   50,500
October 31 NC State Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina ABC W 20-12   56,517
November 7 Pacific Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina L 21-23   51,679
November 21 No. 2 Clemson Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN L 13-29   56,971
December 5 at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHalawa, HI L 10-33   43,958
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1981 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 29, 2017.