He was hired by Will Muschamp to coach running backs but there was also the one-game appearance as quarterbacks coach in the Outback Bowl.
This spring marked a major change for Bentley who is now in charge of the Gamecock tight ends.
"When you are a position coach, you're willing to do whatever you have to do to prop the head coach up. That's your job," Bentley said.
"If he asks you to coach tight ends, 'Yes, sir.' and you do whatever you can to help the program from a recruiting and coaching standpoint."
Bentley says a coach should be able to take over any position and his new group will get some life lessons mixed in with football lessons.
"You're teaching Xs and Os, but you're also coaching life," he said.
"Regardless of what position I'm working with, that's what I'm going to do."