South Carolina WR Wells hauled off after TD
Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterSep 16, 2023, 04:58 PM ET
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ATHENS, Ga.– South Carolina receiver Antwane “Juice” Wells Jr. scored a goal on the Gamecocks’ opening drive at No. 1 Georgia on Saturday however appeared to hurt a foot in the process.Wells, a preseason All-SEC option, scored on a 17-yard pass from quarterback Spencer Rattler to provide the Gamecocks a 7-0 lead over the Bulldogs with 9:56 left in the first quarter at Sanford Arena. Nevertheless, he hopped off the field and entered into the medical camping tent without his left shoe.He was later carted off the field to South Carolina’s locker room.Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer informed CBS at the end of the very first quarter Wells most likely wouldn’t return in the game. “He’s done right now,”Beamer told CBS.” Think he may have a little bit of a broken bone in the foot. The good news is it’s the foot that we simply did surgery on. He’s got a screw in there that stabilizes it, so, there’s hope. “The James Madison transfer was 2nd in the SEC with 68 catches for 928 lawns with six touchdowns in 2022.