COLUMBIA, S.C. — On Friday morning at Williams-Brice Stadium, South Carolina football assistant coach Bobby Bentley met with reporters.
Bentley, the father of South Carolina’s starting quarterback, has a talented group of running backs to work with during his second season as an assistant under Will Muschamp.
Back for Bentley and the Gamecocks are last year’s top two rushers on the team: Rico Dowdle and A.J. Turner. North Carolina transfer Ty’Son Williams, is also competing for carries in 2017. Redshirt sophomore Mon Denson sits fourth on the depth-chart.
“Ty’Son brings a different tool belt to the table than A.J., just like Rico. All of them are a little bit different, yet similar,” Bentley said. “We want them to compete every single day to get better, because we’ve got to get more physical.
“Bottom line is — we’ve got talent, but I want to see it on the field. I want to see it in the N.C. State game. I want to see it through the season, not just the talking season.”
Below, Bentley shares more details about those running backs, in addition to his thoughts on South Carolina’s starting quarterback.
On Saturday, linebackers coach/special teams coordinator Coleman Hutzler will meet with reporters to update the status of his position group, which includes senior Skai Moore, one of the all-time leading tacklers in school history.
South Carolina opens the 2017 season at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. against North Carolina State.
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