Thompson was 22-of-41 for 206 passing yards on Saturday and now has a total of 2,794 yards on the year. He is just 68 shy of Stephen Garcia’s 2,863 mark from 2009 for the fifth most in a season.
Carried off the field by his teammates, the winning touchdown was his third scoring run of the season and the eighth of his career.
Always acknowledging his faith, Thompson said he was starting to wonder why things weren’t going his way. The Gamecocks were on a four-game losing streak in the SEC, and snapped it against the Gators on Saturday.
The quarterback stated he never lost faith and had one verse in mind that kept him going, Psalms 37:4. Check out what the quarterback had to say following the game.
Junior tailback Brandon Wilds had a TD of his own. His first quarter 20-yard touchdown run was his fourth TD of the season and has scored on three runs in the last two games.
Also, TB Mike Davis notched to 10th all-time in school history in career rushing. He now sits at 2,333 rushing yards in his career. Davis carried 15 times for 56 yards and is 39 yards shy of Kevin Long (1973-76) for ninth all-time in school history at 2,372.
Take a look at what the two had to say after the big win.