The move comes after the Panthers abruptly parted ways with rookie kicker Ryan Santoso after just one game. Gonzalez is a 78% career field goal kicker and spent the last three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals.
Meyer’s name was immediately linked to USC after the Trojans fired Clay Helton on Monday. Meyer has found success at every college stop, building winners at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida and Ohio State.
South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has his young, first-year program learning how to handle success. The Gamecocks have started the season with two wins for the first time in four years and just the second time since 2012 under Steve Spurrier.
The new PGA Tour season begins just 11 days after the last one ended. Jon Rahm headlines the field in the Fortinet Championship at Silverado in California’s wine country. He’s the only Ryder Cup player in the field.
Ozzie Albies and Freddie Freeman each hit a solo homer off Anthony Bass in the seventh inning, Eddie Rosario went deep off Edward Cabrera in the fourth, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3.
Call this the Rebuilding Bowl. When the Atlanta Falcons open the season Sunday hosting the Philadelphia Eagles, it will be a matchup of rookie coaches leading the two worst teams in the NFC from a year ago.
Darnold was the No. 3 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, but was traded to Carolina after going 13-25 in three seasons with the Jets. The Jets replaced him with No. 2 overall pick Zach Wilson, who will get the start.
Ozzie Albies hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Ryne Harper in the seventh inning, Adam Duvall took Paolo Espino deep with an early three-run shot, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-5.
Christopher Smith returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown and No. 5 Georgia turned in a defensive effort for the ages, toppling third-ranked Clemson 10-3 on Saturday in the opener for both teams.