TUESDAY SPORTS: 9/28 game times announced; Stadnik honored by SEC; Hollman by SoCon
*The time has been set for the Clemson vs. Wake Forest football game to be played on Saturday, September 28 at Memorial Stadium in Clemson. The game, which is Homecoming for the Tigers, is set to kick off at 3:30 PM.
*South Carolina and Central Florida will meet at noon ET on Saturday, September 28. The contest will mark the Gamecocks’ first trip to Bright House Networks Stadium (45,323) in Orlando.
*South Carolina offensive center Clayton Stadnik has been selected as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week. Stadnik, a 6-3, 281-pound redshirt freshman from Greensboro, N.C., made his second-straight start on Saturday in Carolina’s 35-25 win over Vanderbilt. Playing for the injured Cody Waldrop, Stadnik graded out at 82 percent, playing all 87 snaps at center.
*Furman’s Jairus Hollman has been named Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his decisive play in Furman’s 21-20 win over Presbyterian on Saturda. With 18 seconds remaining in the game Hollman broke through the line and blocked PC’s potential game winning 23-yard field goal try, allowing the Paladins to hang on for the victory — their 15th straight over the Blue Hose.
*Wofford’s win over Georgia Southern has moved them into the top 10 in the latest Sports Network FCS top 25 poll. The Terriers are 2-1 with their lone loss at FBS foe Baylor in the season opener. Meanwhile Coastal Carolina is also 3-0 after a win at then 23rd ranked Eastern Kentucky Saturday. The Chant’s are up to 15th this week. Wofford is at home against Gardner-Webb this weekend. Coastal Carolina plays host to Hampton.
*The Cincinnati Bengals downed the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-10 in Monday Night Football at home in Cincinnati. Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard scored twice in the game, which saw Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton go 25 of 45 for 280 yards.
*Carolina Panthers starting free safety Charles Godfrey is out for the remainder of the season with a torn right Achilles tendon, adding to the team’s troubles following an 0-2 start.
*Monday night’s scheduled baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves was postponed due to the shooting at the nearby Navy Yard in Washington in which 12 people were killed. The game was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday.