South Carolina Facts
Location: Columbia, S.C.
Head Coach: Will Muschamp (1st season)
All-Time Bowl Record: 8-12
Stadium: Williams-Brice Stadium (80,250)
- Rico Dowdle (RB): 714 rushing yards on 121 attempts, team-leading six TD; 14 receptions for 47 yards
- Deebo Samuel (WR): Team leader with 45 receptions and 593 yards; 12 kickoff returns for 334 yards and a TD
- Bryan Edwards (WR): 38 receptions for 519 yards, 3 TD; team-leading 13.7 yards per reception
- Darius English (DL): Team-highs in tackles for loss (12.5-76) and sacks (9-70)
- Bryson Allen-Williams (LB): Team co-leader in tackles with 73; has also recorded 8.5 TFL and an INT
- Stadium: Legion Field (71,594)
- Started in 2006, the Birmingham Bowl is one of 13 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN Events.
- Only bowl in the country aligned with both the Southeastern Conference and the American Athletic Conference.
- Since 2006, the bowl has generated an economic impact of more than $130 million for the Birmingham area. And, through their partnership with the Monday Morning Quarterback Club, they’ve donated $280,000 to the Crippled Children’s Foundation. This money has gone to provide vital medical services to children in need.