South Carolina QB Spencer Rattler proclaims return for 2023 season

Quarterback Spencer Rattler introduced Tuesday on a social media video he plans to return to South Carolina for the 2023 season.

Rattler transferred to South Carolina final season from Oklahoma and performed his greatest soccer on the finish of the yr. He handed for 792 yards and eight touchdowns with simply two interceptions in wins over top-10 foes Tennessee and Clemson to shut the common season.

South Carolina coach Shane Beamer responded to the news that Rattler was coming again with a tweet that learn: “Here. We. Go!!!!!!!”

Rattler joins his prime receiver, Antwane “Juice” Wells, in returning for one more season. Wells, an All-SEC first-team choice, introduced earlier this week he was coming again after main South Carolina with 68 catches for 928 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Rattler rebounded from a tough begin final season because the Gamecocks gained seven of their final 9 regular-season video games. He completed with an SEC-high 12 interceptions however threw for a career-high 438 yards and 6 touchdowns within the 63-38 rout of Tennessee. Rattler’s 3,026 passing yards ranked fifth within the SEC. He completed with 18 landing passes and three dashing touchdowns.

Rattler was a Heisman Trophy hopeful at Oklahoma coming into the 2021 season however misplaced his beginning job to Caleb Williams. On the lookout for a brand new begin, Rattler transferred to South Carolina previous to the 2022 season. He and Beamer already had a relationship from Beamer’s time at Oklahoma as an assistant.

The Gamecocks (8-5) completed No. 23 within the last AP ballot, their first Prime 25 end since 2013.