Gamecocks fall to Arkansas, 44-30

The University of South Carolina Gamecocks are playing against the Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday...
The University of South Carolina Gamecocks are playing against the Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday 2022 in the 2022 SEC opener for both teams.(WIS)
Published: Sep. 9, 2022 at 4:56 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The University of South Carolina Gamecocks played against the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, Sept. 10 in the 2022 SEC opener for both teams. Kick-off time began at noon ET at the Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, AR.

Both teams entered Saturday’s contest with season-opening victories. South Carolina and Arkansas both joined the SEC in 1992 and were assigned as ‘permanent’ cross-division rivals. The teams played every year for 22 consecutive seasons until Texas A&M and Missouri joined the conference in 2013.

The Aggies became the Gamecocks’ new ‘permanent’ cross-division rival. The Gamecocks and Razorbacks have only played once since 2017.

The history in Saturday’s game also contains personal history. South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer is facing his former colleague Sam Pittman. The two were on the Georgia staff together under coach Kirby Smart for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Beamer faced down Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliot last week, both were on the 2010 South Carolina staff under head coach Steve Spurrier.

The Razorbacks are 13-10 against the Gamecocks. However, the Gamecocks have won their last three games against Arkansas. In the last three games, they’ve outscored the Razorbacks by 138-49 margin.

HALFTIME SCORE

FINAL SCORE

The Gamecocks lose the game against Arkansas with a score of 30-44.

Next weekend on Saturday, September 17 at noon, the Gamecocks will face off against the Georgia Bulldogs at Williams-Brice Stadium.

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