South Carolina releases 2014 football schedule; kicks off season vs. Texas A&M

Game will also be debut for SEC Network

info@islandpacket.comAugust 21, 2013 

Outback Bowl Football

File: Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner (12) loses his helmet as he is hit by South Carolina defensive ends Devin Taylor (98) and Jadeveon Clowney (7) during the second quarter of the Outback Bowl held Jan. 1 in Tampa, Fla.

CHRIS O'MEARA — AP

South Carolina will face Texas A&M in a Thursday night home game to open the 2014 season and debut the new SEC Network, the university announced Wednesday upon releasing it's 2014 schedule.

The bout with the Aggies will be the start of a three-game homestand the continues with East Carolina and then Georgia. The Gamecocks lead the East Carolina rivalry series 12-5. The Sept. 13 match-up with Georgia will continue a rivalry that dates to 1894, in which Georgia leads 48-17-2. South Carolina has won the last three games vs. the Bulldogs.

USC's first away game is Sept. 20 against SEC opponent Vanderbilt.

The schedule includes a first-ever matchup Nov. 22, Senior Day, when South Carolina hosts South Alabama for its final home game.

Finally, the most important game on the schedule for many fans is Nov. 29, when South Carolina visits Memorial Stadium to attempt a fifth-straight victory over Clemson.


University of South Carolina 2014 Football Schedule

All dates subject to change

Thursday, August 28, vs Texas A&M*

Saturday, September 6, vs East Carolina

Saturday, September 13, vs Georgia*

Saturday, September 20, at Vanderbilt*

Saturday, September 27, vs Missouri*

Saturday, October 4, at Kentucky*

Saturday, October 18, vs Furman

Saturday, October 25, at Auburn*

Saturday, November 1, vs Tennessee*

Saturday, November 15, at Florida*

Saturday, November 22, vs South Alabama

Saturday, November 29, at Clemson

* Denotes SEC contest | Home games listed in bold

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