NEXT FOR GEORGIA
Who: at South Carolina
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
TV; radio: ESPN; 750, 95.5
About South Carolina
Record: 5-0 (3-0 SEC)
Last time played: South Carolina won 45-42 in Athens last season, scoring three touchdowns off Georgia turnovers and another on a fake punt.
On offense: Tailback Marcus Lattimore ran for 358 yards on 64 carries against Georgia the past two seasons, 182 on 37 as a freshman and 176 on 27 last season. He returned this season after missing the final six games last year with a knee injury. … Dual-threat quarterback Connor Shaw, from Flowery Branch, is 12-1 as the Gamecocks’ starter. He has completed 78 percent of his passes (50 of 64) for an average of 142.8 yards per game this season. He completed his final 20 passes against Missouri. He also has averaged 50.8 rushing yards per game.
On defense: The Gamecocks have allowed 11.2 points per game, sixth best among FBS teams, and 77.6 rushing yards per game, seventh best nationally. They rank second in the nation in sacks with 22, including seven vs. Kentucky last week. Their ends, 6-foot-6 Jadeveon Clowney and 6-8 Devin Taylor, have 5.5 and 1.5 sacks, respectively.
On special teams: Senior Adam Yates is 3-for-4 on field goals (long of 38 yards) and, unlike his Georgia counterpart, perfect on extra points (22-for-22).
What you should know: South Carolina has won its past two games against Georgia, its past nine games overall (dating to last season) and its past 11 games against SEC East opponents (dating to 2010). The Gamecocks have never won three in a row against Georgia.
Coach: Steve Spurrier is in his 23rd season as a college head coach (202-75-2) and his eighth at South Carolina (60-35). He has a 14-5 career coaching record vs. Georgia, 3-4 while at South Carolina and 11-1 while at Florida.