Airport grad Paxton Brooks shines in Tennessee’s win over Gamecocks

A second half effort failed for the University of South Carolina, Saturday. The Gamecocks lost 31-27 to Tennessee at Williams-Brice Stadium. (Photo from Paxton Brooks’ Facebook page)

While the news was bad for Carolina, Airport graduate Paxton Brooks had a better day. Brooks punted six times, averaging 40.5 yards per kick.

Dutch Fork graduate Bryce Thompson is another local product that got away from Gamecock head football coach Will Muschamp. Thompson led Tennessee with eight tackles and

South Carolina (0-1) hits the road next week to face Florida. Florida is a decided favorite in that game.