COLUMBIA (WACH)- The Gamecocks will be without their second leading receiver in the Capital One Bowl on New Year's Day. Junior Damiere Byrd suffered a torn meniscus in his knee during practice this week and will require arthroscopic surgery.
Byrd caught 33 passes for 575 yards and four touchdowns this season.
USC faces Wisconsin on January 1 in Orlando at 1:00 p.m. The game will be televised on ABC.