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Insider: South Carolina Wins 2012 Capital One Bowl

South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurriergot 3 touchdown passes from his quarterback Connor Shaw andhis defense had six sacks and shut out Nebraska in the final three quarters as the Gamecocksdefeated the Cornhuskers 30-13 to win the Capital One Bowl on Monday.

The win gave South Carolina 11 wins for the first time in school history and snapped a string of three straight bowl losses. The turning point of the game came on the last play of the first half when Shaw threw a hail mary pass to Alshon Jeffery who out-jumped the Nebraska secondary in the end zone to catch a 51-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass to send the Gamecocks into the locker room with a 16-13 lead.

Jeffrey was named Capital One Bowl MVP with 4 receptions for 148 yards and the hail mary touchdownbefore he gotgettingtossed when he and and Cornhuskers cornerback Alfonso Dennard were ejected for throwing punches at each other after a play in the 3rd quarter.

ESPN 1080 Insider Carson Ingle joinsEric Lopezto breakdown South Carolina win over Nebraska from the Citrus Bowl

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South Carolina Postgame Press Conference with Steve Spurrier, Connor Shaw and Alshon Jeffrey

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Nebraska Postgame Press Conference with Head Coach Bo Pelini

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Capital One Bowl news and Notes

- Check out defensive star Melvin Ingram postgame video on the field following the win right here

- Here postgame video of South Carolina's Kenny Miles right here.

- Attendance was 61, 351. That isabout seven thousand less then the Champs Sports bowl matchup between Florida State and Notre Dame drew on thursday night.

- Alshon Jeffery had his 12th 100-yard receiving game, breaking the South Carolina school record. He also caught his 23rd career touchdown pass, tying Sidney Rices school record.

- South Carolina (11-2) won 11 games in a season for the first time in school history and will likely be a top 10 or top 15 team nationally to start next season.Here is South Carolina 2012 schedule.

Aug. 30 (Thursday) at Vanderbilt

Sept. 8 vs. East Carolina

Sept. 15 vs. Alabama-Birmingham

Sept. 22 vs. Missouri

Sept. 29 at Kentucky

Oct. 6 vs. Georgia

Oct. 13 at LSU

Oct. 20 at Florida

Oct. 27 vs. Tennessee

Nov. 3 OPEN

Nov. 10 vs. Arkansas

Nov. 17 vs. Wofford

Nov. 24 at Clemson

-Nebraska (9-4) ended the season by losing three of its last five games. It was also the Huskers second straight bowl loss. Here some notable games for Nebraska in 2012:

9-1-12 vs Southern Miss

9-8-12 at UCLA

9-29-12 vs Wisconsin

10-6-12 at Ohio State

10-27-12 vs Michigan

11-3-12 at Michigan State

 

 

 



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