Quarles, Shaw earn spots on All-America teams - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Quarles, Shaw earn spots on All-America teams

Connor Shaw Connor Shaw
Kelcy Quarles Kelcy Quarles

University of South Carolina junior defensive end Kelcy Quarles has been named second-team All-America by the Associated Press and by CBSSports.com, it was announced today. Additionally, Quarles and senior quarterback Connor Shaw were selected as honorable mention All-Americans by SI.com.

Quarles, a 6-4, 298-pounder from Hodges, S.C., was the team leader in tackles for loss with 13.5 including a team-high 9.5 sacks. One of four captains, Quarles enters the 2014 Capital One Bowl with 36 tackles, a pass breakup, a fumble recovery and three quarterback hurries. A first-team All-SEC by both the Associated Press and by the league's 14 coaches, Quarles earned first-team All-America honors from Sporting News.

Shaw, a 6-1, 209-pounder from Flowery Branch, Ga., became the winningest quarterback in school history with a 26-5 record, including a 17-0 mark at home. In 2013 he completed 61 percent of his passes for 2,135 yards with 21 touchdowns and just one interception.

Quarles, Shaw and their Carolina teammates will begin bowl mini-camp later today.

The No. 8/8 Gamecocks (10-2, 6-2 SEC) are preparing for a New Year's Day match in the Capital One Bowl with the 19th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten). Game time is set for 1 p.m. ET at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando.

Copyright 2013 WIS. All rights reserved.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • LSU defeats South Carolina, 6-4, in 12 innings

    LSU defeats South Carolina, 6-4, in 12 innings

    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net

    In an extra innings affair, LSU struck for three runs in the top of the 12th, capped off by a two-run double in Todd Peterson’s first career at-bat as LSU defeated South Carolina, 6-3, Thursday evening to advance in the SEC Tournament.

    In an extra innings affair, LSU struck for three runs in the top of the 12th, capped off by a two-run double in Todd Peterson’s first career at-bat as LSU defeated South Carolina, 6-3, Thursday evening to advance in the SEC Tournament.

  • LSU falls to No. 1 Florida in second round of SEC Tournament

    LSU falls to No. 1 Florida in second round of SEC Tournament

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:59:32 GMT

    Florida freshman right-hander Tommy Mace limited LSU to one earned run in seven innings Wednesday night as the Gators edged the Tigers, 4-3, in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

    Florida freshman right-hander Tommy Mace limited LSU to one earned run in seven innings Wednesday night as the Gators edged the Tigers, 4-3, in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:23:52 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

Powered by Frankly