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South Carolina WR Terry Googer Announces Career-Ending Injury

Outside view of South Carolina's Williams-Brice Stadium.

COLUMBIA, SC - OCTOBER 17: A general view of the outside of the stadium with a poster of the former head football coach, Steve Spurrier, of the South Carolina Gamecocks prior to their game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Williams-Brice Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Terry Googer's career is over.

The South Carolina wide receiver left the field immobilized on a stretcher during the Gamecocks's game against Texas A&M on Sept. 30. He was injured on punt coverage.

Googer had full movement when he was taken off, even flashing a thumbs up to the crowd. However, he suffered a concussion and did not appear in a game the rest of the season.

This afternoon, Googer revealed he must unfortunately hang his cleats up.

"Unfortunately my latest injury has ended my football career!" Googer said in a tweeted message. "Although it's hard to think about right now I just want to thank everyone."

After redshirting in 2014, Googer recorded 12 catches for 140 yards over the next two seasons. He made five starts at wide receiver.

Googer did not record a catch this season before his injury.

Here's Googer's full message:

It stinks that Googer's playing days are done, but his health is paramount.

Best wishes to him.