RICK SANFORD
Cornerback
1975-1978
Rock Hill, SC
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Northwestern Rock Hill, SC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1975 Program vs Appalachian State 25 DB 6-2 174 Fr 0 0
1976 Media Guide CB 6-3 182 So
1976 Program vs Wake Forest 25 CB 6-3 182 So
1976 Fall 1976 25 CB 6-3 182 So 6 6
1977 Georgia Tech, Clemson progams 25 DB 6-2 185 Jr 6 6
1977 Media Guide CB 6-1 185 Jr
1978 Media Guide 25 CB 6-2 185 Sr 3 3
1978 Game Program vs. Duke 25 DB 6-2 185 Sr
9999 Gamecock Archives All-Time By # 25 CB 6-2 185 0 0
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
1976 Media Guide Right Cornerback Starter
9/25/1976 vs. Georgia Left Cornerback Starter
1977 Media Guide Left Cornerback Starter
1977 Media Guide Punt Returns 2nd String
1978 Media Guide Left Cornerback Starter
9/23/1978 vs. Duke Left Cornerback Starter
9/23/1978 vs. Duke Punt Returns Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
1974 Shrine Bowl
1978 All-America (Sporting News)
1978 George Terry Best Attitude
1979 East-West Shrine Game
1979 Senior Bowl
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
1976 0 0 40 2.0 0.0 3 4 0 1 1 0
1977 56 1 2 2
1978 13 3 16 1.0 0.0 4 1 0 0 0 0
Tot 13 3 112 3.0 0.0 8 7 0 1 3 0
Punt Returns
YearRetYdsAvgTD
1975 3 18 6.0 0
1976 5 27 5.4 0
1977 14 44 3.1 0
Tot 22 89 4.0 0
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1976-09-04 Appalachian State Left Cornerback
1976-09-18 Duke Left Cornerback
1976-09-25 Georgia Left Cornerback
1976-10-09 Virginia Left Cornerback
1976-10-23 Notre Dame Left Cornerback
1976-11-13 Wake Forest Left Cornerback
1977-09-10 Georgia Tech Left Cornerback
1977-09-17 Miami (Ohio) Left Cornerback
1977-09-24 Georgia Left Cornerback
1977-10-01 East Carolina Left Cornerback
1977-11-19 Clemson Left Cornerback
1977-11-26 Hawaii Left Cornerback
1978-09-23 Duke Left Cornerback
1978-10-07 Georgia Tech Left Cornerback
1978-11-25 Clemson Left Cornerback
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1976 1976-09-04 Appalachian State 2 4 USC 4 Simon rush for loss of 4 (Scott Blackman, Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-09 Virginia 1 10 USC 31 Hottowe rush for loss of 2 (Rick Sanford, David Prezioso)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 2 7 50 McManus bad pitch, fumble, recover, tackled for loss of 12 (David Prezioso, Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 1 10 UMS 39 Williams rush for loss of 2 (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-11-25 Clemson 2 1 USC 26 Brown rush for loss of 1 (Rick Sanford)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1975 1975-10-11 Virginia 3 7 USC 18 Gardner pass for Fadden incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-10-11 Virginia 1 10 USC 30 Hitt pass for Quinn incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-04 Appalachian State 3 7 APP 35 Price pass incomplete (David Prezioso, Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-18 Duke 1 10 USC 34 Dunn pass for Hall incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-18 Duke 1 10 DUK 20 Dunn pass for Hall incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-18 Duke 1 10 DUK 20 Dunn pass for Comer incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 2 7 USC 38 Jackson pass for Davidson incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 2 12 USC 13 Jackson pass for A.Jackson incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-09 Virginia 1 10 UVA 41 Hitt pass for Grier incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 2 11 USC 42 McGlamry pass for Millner incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 1 10 WFU 36 McGlamry pass incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 2 10 USC 19 McGlamry pass for Millner incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 3 10 USC 19 McGlamry pass for Millner incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-20 Clemson 1 10 USC 40 O'Cain pass for Walters incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-10 Georgia Tech 3 3 GAT 43 Hardie pass for Steele broken up by (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-10 Georgia Tech 1 10 GAT 24 Hardie pass for Steele incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-10 Georgia Tech 1 10 GAT 39 Hardie pass for Hill incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 1 10 UGA 33 Pyburn pass for Murray incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-08 Duke 1 10 DUK 29 Dunn pass for Adessa incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 3 10 UMS 22 Ellis pass for Weathers broken up by (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-29 North Carolina State 3 15 NCS 15 Evans pass for Marshall incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-12 Wake Forest 1 10 WFU 30 Mike McGlamry pass for Smith (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-19 Clemson 2 9 USC 37 Steve Fuller pass for Jerry Butler incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-19 Clemson 1 10 CLM 43 Steve Fuller pass for Jerry Butler incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-09 Furman 2 9 FUR 19 Henderson pass for Grainger incomplete (Mark Bridges, Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 26 Deaton pass for Tolston incomplete (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-11-18 Wake Forest 1 10 WFU 34 David Webber's pass for Mullen incomplete, broken up by (Rick Sanford)
Defense - Interceptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1976 1976-09-04 Appalachian State 3 18 USC 34 Price pass for Holt intercepted by Rick Sanford at SC 33
1976 1976-09-04 Appalachian State 1 10 APP 20 Price pass intercepted by Rick Sanford at APP 40, returned 23 yards
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 2 9 USC 26 Jackson pass for Davidson intercepted by Rick Sanford at SC 15, returned 7 yards (Kramer)
1977 1977-11-12 Wake Forest 3 3 USC 3 Mike McGlamry pass for Smith intercepted by Rick Sanford in end zone, touchback
1978 1978-09-09 Furman 1 10 USC 35 Henderson pass intercepted by Rick Sanford
1978 1978-09-09 Furman 3 10 FUR 49 Sorrells pass intercepted by Rick Sanford at SC 33, returned 36 yards
1978 1978-09-30 Georgia 1 10 UGA 10 Jeff Pyburn pass intercepted by Rick Sanford at GA 47 returned 0 yards
1978 1978-11-18 Wake Forest 4 13 USC 33 Daly's pass for Wright intercepted by Rick Sanford in the end zone
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1975 1975-09-27 Georgia 4 1 USC 32 Kevin McLee rush for 5, fumble, recovered by (Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-10-11 Virginia 3 11 USC 35 Copeland, 31-yd pass from Gardner (Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-10-11 Virginia 3 6 USC 26 Jackson, 19-yd pass from Hitt (Andy Nelson, Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-10-11 Virginia 1 7 USC 7 Grier rush for 2 (Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-10-25 Louisiana State 2 9 LSU 25 Simmons rush for 14 (Zeb Shue, Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-11-01 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 18 Ted Brown rush for 16 (Bill Currier, Rick Sanford)
1975 1975-11-15 Wake Forest 1 10 USC 30 Zeglinski, 9-yd pass from McGlamry (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-04 Appalachian State 1 10 USC 48 Maybin rush for 13 (Jacyn Adamski, Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-11 Georgia Tech 1 15 USC 36 Head rush for 23 (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-09-18 Duke 2 6 USC 20 Hall, 10-yd pass from Dunn (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 2 6 BAY 26 Franklin pitch for Jackson is wide, recovered by (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 1 10 BAY 43 Davidson, 14-yd pass from Jackson (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 2 9 USC 42 Hawthorne, 15-yd pass from Jackson (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 2 5 USC 20 Davidson, 3-yd pass from Jackson (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-02 Baylor 3 4 BAY 37 Davidson, 6-yd pass from Jackson (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-09 Virginia 2 10 USC 44 Copeland rush for 9 (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-09 Virginia 1 10 USC 24 Browning rush for 4 (Rick Sanford), fumbles, recovers
1976 1976-10-16 Mississippi 1 10 USC 22 Clark, 7-yd pass from Ellis (Rick Sanford, Bill Currier)
1976 1976-10-16 Mississippi 2 10 UMS 38 Clark, 17-yd pass from Ellis (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-16 Mississippi 3 4 UMS 26 Clark, 2-yd pass from Ellis (Jacyn Adamski, Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-10-16 Mississippi 2 5 USC 10 Woullard fumbles into end zone, forced by (Rick Sanford), recovered by (Bill Currier)
1976 1976-10-30 North Carolina State 3 1 NCS 29 Adams rush for 21 (Russ Manzari, Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 3 11 USC 42 Zeglinski, 6-yd pass from McGlamry (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-13 Wake Forest 4 10 USC 19 Moody, 3-yd pass from McGlamry on fake field goal (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-20 Clemson 2 6 CLM 23 Warren Ratchford rush for 10 (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-20 Clemson 1 10 CLM 20 Warren Ratchford rush for 54 (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-20 Clemson 3 6 CLM 49 Cain, 13-yd pass from Steve Fuller (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-20 Clemson 1 10 CLM 29 Warren Ratchford rush for 17 (Rick Sanford)
1976 1976-11-20 Clemson 1 10 CLM 46 Tracy Perry rush for 38 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-03 Appalachian State 2 6 APP 23 McConnell rush for 1 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-03 Appalachian State 2 6 APP 25 McConnell rush for 5 (Rick Sanford, Joe McGregor)
1977 1977-09-03 Appalachian State 1 10 USC 32 Estes rush for 18 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-17 Miami (Ohio) 3 6 MOH 24 Feicht, 7-yd pass from Fortner (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-17 Miami (Ohio) 1 10 MOH 31 Hunter rush for 5 (Rick Sanford, Curtis Boyd)
1977 1977-09-17 Miami (Ohio) 1 10 MOH 20 Joecken, 9-yd pass from Fortner (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 2 7 UGA 34 Murray, 12-yd pass from Pyburn (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 2 7 UGA 43 McClendon rush for 7 (Rick Sanford, Lance Garrett), fumble, ball goes out of bounds
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 3 10 UGA 33 Pyburn rush for 14 (Rick Sanford, John Dantonio)
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 1 10 USC 38 McClendon rush for 9 (Rick Sanford, Tim Singleton)
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 3 21 UGA 44 Murray, 30-yd pass from Pyburn (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-09-24 Georgia 3 4 UGA 47 Murray, 11-yd pass from Rogers (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-01 East Carolina 3 7 ECU 23 Gallaher, 6-yd pass from Southerland (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-01 East Carolina 2 7 USC 7 Hawkins rush for 4 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-01 East Carolina 2 10 ECU 48 Gallaher, 17-yd pass from Southerland (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-01 East Carolina 4 8 ECU 19 Harrell, 15-yd pass from Southerland (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-08 Duke 1 10 USC 39 Dunn rush for 14 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-08 Duke 1 10 USC 25 Broadie rush for 16 (John Dantonio, Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-08 Duke 1 9 USC 9 Broadie rush for no gain (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-08 Duke 2 3 USC 10 Barney rush for 7 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-08 Duke 1 10 DUK 20 Broadie rush for 8 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 2 3 USC 11 Storey. 10-yd pass from Ellis (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 1 10 UMS 15 Ellis rush for 7 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 3 1 UMS 37 Storey rush for no gain (Rick Sanford, Curtis Boyd)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 1 10 USC 47 Perry rush for 6 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-15 Mississippi 2 12 UMS 37 R.Fabris, 12-yd pass from Garner (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-22 North Carolina 1 10 USC 46 Walker Lee, 6-yd pass from Matt Kupec (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-22 North Carolina 2 8 UNC 42 Mel Collins rush for 7 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-10-29 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 13 Brown rush for 18 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-12 Wake Forest 2 7 WFU 30 John Zeglinski, 11-yd pass from Mike McGlamry (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-12 Wake Forest 2 3 USC 12 James McDougald rush for 8 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-12 Wake Forest 2 9 USC 27 Steve Young, 14-yd pass from Mike McGlamry (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-19 Clemson 1 10 CLM 45 Warren Ratchford rush for 32 (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-19 Clemson 1 10 USC 23 Marvin Sims rush for 19 (Rick Sanford, Lance Garrett)
1977 1977-11-19 Clemson 3 2 USC 2 Steve Fuller rush for 1 (Rick Sanford, Steve Bernish)
1977 1977-11-19 Clemson 3 7 CLM 36 Rick Weddington, 26-yd pass from Steve Fuller (Rick Sanford)
1977 1977-11-26 Hawaii 4 2 HAW 43 Edralin rush for 37 on fake punt (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-09 Furman 2 8 FUR 40 Kiser, 12-yd pass from Henderson (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-09 Furman 1 10 FUR 19 Glenn rush for 12 (Rick Sanford, Chuck Allen)
1978 1978-09-09 Furman 2 9 FUR 14 Glenn rush for 3 (Rick Sanford, Tim Singleton)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 2 8 UKY 22 Williams rush for 2 (Rick Sanford, Scott Wade)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 20 Wilson, 13-yd pass from Deaton (Rick Sanford, Nat Veal)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 1 Williams rush for 2 (Rick Sanford, Robert Perlotte)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 3 11 UKY 30 Hill, 16-yd pass from Deaton (Rick Sanford, Scott Wade)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 3 8 UKY 20 Tolston, 8-yd pass from Deaton (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-16 Kentucky 1 10 USC 43 Hill rush for 42 (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-23 Duke 2 7 DUK 31 Greg Rhett on pitch around right end for 1 (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-23 Duke 1 10 DUK 34 Rhett on pitch around right end for 9 (Rick Sanford, Steve Bernish, Robert Perlotte)
1978 1978-09-23 Duke 3 1 DUK 29 Ned Gonet up middle for 7 (Rick Sanford, Nat Veal, Scott Wade)
1978 1978-09-23 Duke 3 1 USC 42 Greg Rhett around right end for 4 (Bill Janus, Brett Bond, Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-30 Georgia 2 6 USC 47 Prince, 10-yd pass from Jeff Pyburn (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-09-30 Georgia 1 10 UGA 30 McClendon rush for 3 (Tim Singleton, Rick Sanford, Chuck Allen)
1978 1978-09-30 Georgia 1 10 UGA 33 Prince, 19-yd pass from Buck Belue (Rick Sanford)
1978 1978-10-07 Georgia Tech 4 19 GAT 43 Jeff Pierce punt to SC 28, Horace Smith fair catch, fumble, recovered by Rick Sanford
1978 1978-11-25 Clemson 2 8 USC 15 Brown rush for 6 (Rick Sanford)