Former South Carolina quarterback Phil Petty has died at 43.
The university announced Petty’s death on Thursday.
No cause of death was given.
Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of a great Gamecock. pic.twitter.com/c5WsganUkj
— Gamecock Football (@GamecockFB) July 21, 2022
So sorry to hear the news of @GamecockFB great Phil Petty passing away
Thoughts & prayers to his family 🙏
— Shane Beamer (@CoachSBeamer) July 21, 2022
According to USA Today, Petty died “Thursday after a brief hospital stay in Columbia.”
“Petty was hired in April as an assistant coach at Gray Collegiate Academy in Columbia. He was previously an assistant at the Hammond school and under former USC assistant Skip Holtz at East Carolina,” USA