News:Dylan Thompson completed 7-of-10 passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns against Michigan in the Outback Bowl on Tuesday.
Analysis:Dylan Thompson finished the game-winning drive for the Gamecocks after Connor Shaw (foot) left the game. He found Bruce Ellington for a 32-yard touchdown strike with just 11 seconds left to give South Carolina the victory.
News:Dylan Thompson completed 23-of-41 passes for 310 yards, three touchdowns and one interception at Clemson on Saturday.
Analysis:Dylan Thompson started in place of the injured Connor Shaw (foot). Thompson also rushed 14 times for 38 yards for the game.
South Carolina's Thompson Replaces Shaw, Still Struggles
News:Dylan Thompson relieved an ineffective Connor Shaw in the second half at Florida on Saturday, but completed just 8-of-20 passes for 83 yards and an interception.
Analysis:Dylan Thompson fared no better than Shaw, but whoever starts under center should have more success next weekend against Tennessee.
South Carolina's Thompson Relieves Starter Shaw Again
News:Dylan Thompson was once again called upon to relieve an injured Connor Shaw (shoulder) and completed 5-of-10 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns against UAB on Saturday.
Analysis:Dylan Thompson has proven effective against lesser opponents, but the Gamecocks now enter the meat of their SEC schedule. Even if Shaw remains out, Thompson is an extremely risky play.
News:Dylan Thompson completed 21-of-37 passes for 330 yards and three touchdowns in place of Connor Shaw (shoulder) against East Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis:Dylan Thompson was dynamite Saturday, albeit against a weaker opponent. Still, the Gamecocks will face UAB next week; should they choose to rest the injured Shaw again, Thompson could make for a sneaky start.
South Carolina's Thompson Ineffective in Brief Outing
News:Dylan Thompson was 0-for-3 during his brief insertion in place of injured starter Connor Shaw (shoulder) on Thursday at Vanderbilt.
Analysis: Shaw returned to the game late in the third quarter and ultimately led the Gamecocks to victory. As long as Shaw is deemed healthy for next Saturday's game against East Carolina, Dylan Thompson obviously has no fantasy value.
News:Dylan Thompson entered Thursday's game at Vanderbilt before the half in place of the injured Connor Shaw (shoulder).
Analysis:Dylan Thompson rushed for five yards on his first play, then threw an incomplete pass and the Gamecocks were forced to punt. Shaw has been diagnosed with a right shoulder contusion, and his status remains questionable for the second half and beyond. Continue to monitor this situation closely.