Despite their upset victory over the Georgia Bulldogs, the South Carolina Gamecocks have had a rough 2019 season. After finishing 4-8, changes have already occurred at the conclusion of regular season action, but a one huge decision looms.
According to Mike Uva of WACH FOX, senior quarterback Jake Bentley will announce his intention to transfer from South Carolina this week.
This is a bit of an awkward situation, as Bentley's father, Bobby, is a tight ends coach for the Gamecocks. Regardless of his son's decision, Bobby won't be going anywhere, according to Uva.
Bentley's senior season hasn't gone to plan. In the first game of the year against the North Carolina Tar Heels, the signal caller suffered a season-ending foot injury on the final play. Considering the injury occurred in the first game of the season, Bentley is being given another full year of playing eligibility if he transfers. After true freshman Ryan Hilinski's success this year, it's unlikely head coach Will Muschamp would go back to Bentley.
In his collegiate career in Columbia, Bentley completed 62.5% of his passes for 7,527 yards, 55 touchdowns, and 32 interceptions.
His official announcement expected to come as early as Monday.