Published December 22, 2013 - 8:30amNEW: Follow on facebook -
The SEC shined brightly in Saturday’s Shrine Bowl–the annual showdown between the top players from North Carolina and South Carolina.
Shaq Davidson,the top commitment to South Carolina, caught the game-winning touchdown with 16 seconds remaining, as the South Carolina team topped the North Carolina team 28-23 in the 77th annual Shrine Bowl. Davidson caught the pass from offensive MVP and Oklahoma State QB commitment Mason Rudolph. Davidson finished with four receptions for 44 yards. The game was played in Spartanburg (S.C.).
Gamecocks commits Joe Blue and Tyshun Samuel also scored touchdowns for the South Carolina team.
Defensive back Emmanuel Moseley, a Tennessee commitment out of Greensboro (N.C.), was the defensive most valuable player for the North Carolina team after racking up seven tackles.
North Carolina player Lamont Gaillard, a Georgia commitment, opted not to play in the game, as did big-time SEC recruiting target Lorenzo Featherston. South Carolina LB Christian Miller, who is committed to Alabama, didn’t play in the game because of an injured shoulder. The South Carolina team was also missing Florida OL commitment Nolan Kelleher.
Georgia QB commitment Jacob Park struggled a bit, completing just 3 of 11 passes for 61 yards, while also being sacked three times. He also rushed nine times for 31 yards.