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South Carolina beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch

A beauty.

On Saturday afternoon, it looked like the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were about to waltz into Williams-Brice Stadium and upset the Gamecocks, but South Carolina receiver Bryan Edwards had other ideas.

South Carolina had just 55 seconds to score, trailing 16-14 in the fourth quarter when Gamecock quarterback Jake Bentley hit Edwards on a 41-yard bomb, and look at this dang catch by Edwards.

The Gamecocks offense came alive in the fourth quarter with two straight touchdowns, including a Ty’Son Williams 35-yard touchdown run to give South Carolina its first lead of the entire game, 14-13.

But the Bulldogs didn’t go away quietly on the next drive — Louisiana Tech quarterback J’Mar Smith led his team down the field to the South Carolina 10-yard line, setting up a 25-yard field goal to go up 16-14.

After Week 2, this looked like it could potentially be a breakout season for Muschamp’s South Carolina team, going 2-0 with wins over N.C. State and Missouri. But last week Muschamp lost to Kentucky at home, 23-13. This win over Louisiana Tech isn’t pretty, but the W is all the matters a the end of the day. South Carolina entered this game as 10.5-point favorites, so the way this game went was a tad bit unexpected to say the least.

Skip Holtz’s Bulldogs team now sits at 2-2. Last week, Louisiana Tech was on the right side of a last-second field goal, beating Western Kentucky 23-22.

The last meeting between these two teams was in 1995, and the Gamecocks torched the Bulldogs, 68-21.