BEN GARNTO
Running Back
1965 / 1967
Columbus, GA
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Jordan Columbus, GA

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1964 1964 Freshman Football QB Fr
1965 1965 Media Guide 11 QB 5-11 193 So 3 3
1966 Fall 1966 11 WB 5-10 188 Jr 10 10
1966 1966 Media Guide 11 WB 5-10 194 Jr
1967 1967 Media Guide 11 HB 5-10 195 Sr
1967 Game Program vs. Maryland 11 HB 5-10 199 Sr 6 6
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
1965 Media Guide Quarterback 2nd String
1966 Media Guide Wingback Starter
1967 Media Guide Right Halfback Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
1966 Steve Wadiak MVP
1967 East-West Shrine Game
1968 Hula Bowl
Passing
YearAttComPctYdsYPATDIntI%3D Att3D Conv%NEWSRtg
1965 3 1 33.3 22 7.33 0 0 0.0 94.93
1966 15 8 53.3 93 6.20 2 2 13.3 105.59
1967 8 3 37.5 32 4.00 0 0 0.0 71.10
Tot
Passing by Receiver
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
1965
Curtis (Cooter) Williams 1 1 100.0 22 1 0 100.00
John Breeden 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
1966
Benny Galloway 5 6 83.3 62 3 0 66.67
Jimmy Killen 2 4 50.0 23 0 0 25.00
Johnny Gregory 1 2 50.0 8 0 1 50.00
1967
Johnny Gregory 1 3 33.3 7 0 0 33.33
Fred Zeigler 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
Rudy Holloman 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
Curtis (Cooter) Williams 1 1 100.0 15 1 0 100.00
Mike Fair 1 1 100.0 10 1 0 100.00
Rushing
YearAttYdsAvgTD
1965 90 437 4.9 1
1966 99 440 4.4 1
1967 88 274 3.1 2
Tot 277 1151 4.2 4
Receiving
YearRecYdsAvgTD
1965 16 156 9.8 0
1966 19 243 12.8 2
1967 8 70 8.8 1
Tot 43 469 10.9 3
Receiving by QB
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
1965
Mike Fair 13 17 76.5 147 9 0 58.82
1966
Mike Fair 10 18 55.6 157 6 1 44.44
Ted Wingard 6 7 85.7 63 2 1 42.86
John Marcotsis 2 4 50.0 16 1 0 25.00
1967
Mike Fair 9 20 45.0 64 3 1 30.00
Kickoff Returns
YearRetYdsAvgTD
1966 1 19 19.0 0
1967 3 63 21.0 0
Tot 4 82 20.5 0
Punt Returns
YearRetYdsAvgTD
1967 1 3 3.0 0
Tot 1 3 3.0 0
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1965-09-18 Citadel Tailback
1965-10-02 North Carolina State Tailback
1965-11-20 Clemson Tailback
1966-09-17 Louisiana State Wingback
1966-09-24 Memphis Wingback
1966-10-01 Georgia Wingback
1966-10-08 North Carolina State Halfback
1966-10-15 Wake Forest Wingback
1966-10-22 Tennessee Right Halfback
1966-10-29 Maryland Quarterback
1966-11-05 Florida State Wingback
1966-11-12 Alabama Tailback
1966-11-26 Clemson Wingback
1967-09-23 North Carolina Left Halfback
1967-10-07 Georgia Left Halfback
1967-10-21 Virginia Left Halfback
1967-10-28 Maryland Left Halfback
1967-11-18 Alabama Left Halfback
1967-11-25 Clemson Left Halfback
Single Game Rushing Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentAttYdsTD
1965 1965-09-18 Citadel 5 24 0
1965-09-25 Duke 1 7 0
1965-10-02 North Carolina State 5 91 1
1965-10-09 Tennessee 11 40 0
1965-10-16 Wake Forest 9 104 0
1965-10-23 Louisiana State 10 32 0
1965-10-30 Maryland 10 37 0
1965-11-06 Virginia 14 57 0
1965-11-13 Alabama 13 45 0
1965-11-20 Clemson 12 0 0
1966 1966-09-17 Louisiana State 3 51 0
1966-09-24 Memphis 4 15 0
1966-10-01 Georgia 9 35 0
1966-10-08 North Carolina State 3 5 0
1966-10-15 Wake Forest 7 3 0
1966-10-22 Tennessee 13 55 0
1966-10-29 Maryland 13 60 0
1966-11-05 Florida State 18 91 1
1966-11-12 Alabama 15 43 0
1966-11-26 Clemson 14 82 0
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 6 29 0
1967-09-23 North Carolina 7 20 1
1967-09-30 Duke 14 32 0
1967-10-07 Georgia 7 6 0
1967-10-14 Florida State 8 48 0
1967-10-21 Virginia 11 41 0
1967-10-28 Maryland 16 60 0
1967-11-04 Wake Forest 7 7 1
1967-11-18 Alabama 7 20 0
1967-11-25 Clemson 5 11 0
Single Game Passing Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentAttComYdsTDInt
1965 1965-10-02 North Carolina State 1 0 0 0 0
1965-11-06 Virginia 1 1 22 0 0
1966 1966-10-08 North Carolina State 1 1 10 1 0
1966-10-15 Wake Forest 1 0 0 0 0
1966-10-22 Tennessee 1 1 8 1 0
1966-10-29 Maryland 4 1 4 0 1
1966-11-05 Florida State 5 4 53 0 1
1966-11-12 Alabama 3 1 13 0 0
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 1 1 7 0 0
1967-10-14 Florida State 4 2 25 0 0
1967-10-28 Maryland 1 0 0 0 0
1967-11-18 Alabama 2 0 0 0 0
Single Game Receiving Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentRecYdsTD
1965 1965-10-02 North Carolina State 1 10 0
1965-10-16 Wake Forest 2 3 0
1965-10-23 Louisiana State 4 28 0
1965-10-30 Maryland 4 72 0
1965-11-13 Alabama 5 43 0
1966 1966-09-17 Louisiana State 3 51 0
1966-09-24 Memphis 3 26 1
1966-10-01 Georgia 2 23 0
1966-10-08 North Carolina State 1 7 0
1966-10-15 Wake Forest 4 76 1
1966-10-22 Tennessee 1 13 0
1966-11-05 Florida State 2 16 0
1966-11-12 Alabama 2 19 0
1966-11-26 Clemson 1 25 0
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 13 0
1967-09-30 Duke 1 1 0
1967-10-07 Georgia 1 6 0
1967-10-14 Florida State 2 27 0
1967-10-21 Virginia 1 13 1
1967-10-28 Maryland 1 6 0
1967-11-18 Alabama 1 2 0
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
1965-10-02 North Carolina State 3 10 0 Ben Garnto, 74-yd run
1965-10-02 North Carolina State 3 10 0 Ben Garnto, 74-yard run
1966-09-24 Memphis 2 7 7 Ben Garnto, 3-yd pass from Ted Wingard (Jimmy Poole kick)
1966-10-08 North Carolina State 1 7 0 Jimmy Killen, 10-yd pass from Ben Garnto (Jimmy Poole kick)
1966-10-15 Wake Forest 4 6 10 Ben Garnto, 34-yd pass from Mike Fair (pass failed)
1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 11 0 Johnny Gregory, 8-yd pass from Ben Garnto (Mike Fair run)
1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 11 0 Johnny Gregory, 8-yd pass from Ben Garnto (Mike Fair run)
1966-11-05 Florida State 2 10 6 Ben Garnto, 1-yard run (Jimmy Poole kick)
1967-09-23 North Carolina 3 16 7 Ben Garnto, 1-yd run (Jimmy Poole kick)
1967-10-21 Virginia 3 15 17 Ben Garnto, 13-yd pass from Mike Fair (Garnto pass from Fair)
1967-11-04 Wake Forest 2 14 14 Ben Garnto, 1-yd run (Jimmy Poole kick)
Receptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1965 1965-10-02 North Carolina State 2 24 USC 19 Ben Garnto, 10-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-10-23 Louisiana State 2 5 LSU 42 Ben Garnto, 10-yd pass from Mike Fair (Joseph)
1965 1965-10-23 Louisiana State 1 10 USC 32 Ben Garnto, 6-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-10-23 Louisiana State 2 9 LSU 40 Ben Garnto, 10-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-10-30 Maryland 1 10 USC 35 Ben Garnto, 21-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-10-30 Maryland 2 13 UMD 47 Ben Garnto, 16-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-10-30 Maryland 1 10 UMD 43 Ben Garnto, 17-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-10-30 Maryland 1 10 USC 22 Ben Garnto, 16-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-11-13 Alabama 1 10 USC 36 Ben Garnto, 11-yd pass from Mike Fair (Somerville)
1965 1965-11-13 Alabama 1 10 ALA 36 Ben Garnto loses 1 on pass from Mike Fair (Chatwood)
1965 1965-11-13 Alabama 2 10 USC 20 Ben Garnto, 11-yd pass from Mike Fair (Sherrill)
1965 1965-11-13 Alabama 1 10 USC 31 Ben Garnto, 24-yd pass from Mike Fair
1965 1965-11-13 Alabama 1 10 ALA 35 Ben Garnto loses 4 on pass from Mike Fair (Sherrill)
1966 1966-09-17 Louisiana State 1 10 USC 24 Ben Garnto, 16-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-09-17 Louisiana State 2 12 USC 46 Ben Garnto, 19-yd pass from Mike Fair, fumble, recovered by (Grezaffi)
1966 1966-09-17 Louisiana State 3 7 USC 28 Ben Garnto, 3-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-09-24 Memphis 2 10 USC 45 Ben Garnto, 8-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-09-24 Memphis 1 3 MEM 3 Ben Garnto, 3-yd pass from Ted Wingard, touchdown
1966 1966-09-24 Memphis 3 19 USC 45 Ben Garnto, 15-yd pass from Ted Wingard
1966 1966-10-01 Georgia 3 14 USC 43 Ben Garnto, 13-yd pass from Ted Wingard
1966 1966-10-01 Georgia 1 10 USC 35 Ben Garnto, 10-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-10-15 Wake Forest 1 10 USC 28 Ben Garnto, 13-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-10-15 Wake Forest 3 10 WFU 47 Ben Garnto, 4-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-10-15 Wake Forest 1 10 WFU 34 Ben Garnto, 34-yd pass from Mike Fair, touchdown
1966 1966-10-15 Wake Forest 1 10 USC 45 Ben Garnto, 25-yd pass from Mike Fair
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 3 12 UTN 43 Ben Garnto, 13-yd pass from Ted Wingard (Murphy, Young)
1966 1966-11-05 Florida State 2 1 FSU 34 Ben Garnto, 19-yd pass from John Marcotsis
1966 1966-11-05 Florida State 3 18 USC 26 Ben Garnto loss of 3 on pass from John Marcotsis
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 1 10 USC 22 Ben Garnto, 16-yd pass from Ted Wingard (Johns)
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 3 7 USC 37 Ben Garnto, 3-yd pass from Ted Wingard (Hall, Thompson)
1966 1966-11-26 Clemson 2 14 CLM 43 Ben Garnto, 25-yd pass from Mike Fair (Craig)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 28 Ben Garnto, 13-yd pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-09-30 Duke 2 9 USC 33 Ben Garnto, 1-yd pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-10-07 Georgia 1 10 USC 32 Ben Garnto, 6-yd pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-10-14 Florida State 1 10 FSU 40 Ben Garnto, 21-yd pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-10-14 Florida State 1 10 FSU 46 Ben Garnto, 6-yd pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 4 2 UVA 13 Ben Garnto, 13-yd pass from Mike Fair, touchdown
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 1 10 USC 48 Ben Garnto, 6-yd pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 2 6 USC 48 Ben Garnto, loss of 4 on pass from Mike Fair
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 3 6 ALA 49 Ben Garnto, 2-yd pass from Mike Fair (Bob Childs, Bobby Johns)