The Citadel received the ball to start the second half. The Bulldogs put together a decent drive, moving across midfield into Gamecocks’ territory, but were unable to get any points. They chewed up almost eight minutes of clock before they punted it away.
USC took over on its own nine yard line. The Gamecocks put together an impressive 91 yard touchdown drive, capped by a 26 yard pass from Connor Shaw to Ace Sanders. The drive took six plays and took 2:44 seconds. USC led 27-13 with 4:30 left in the quarter.
The Citadel was forced to punt on its next possession, and USC had the ball as the quarter ended.
THIRD QUARTER SCORE: USC 27, The Citadel 13