South Carolina Gamecocks Football Tickets
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South Carolina Gamecocks Football Ticket Information
The South Carolina “College Boys”, present day known as the Gamecocks Football team started on Christmas Eve of 1892 when they played the Furman Paladins in Charleston. South Carolina is presently a member of the Southeastern Conference and competes in the Eastern Division. The Gamecock family includes 3 members of the College Football Hall of Fame, Running back George Rogers, former Head Coach Lou Holtz, and current Head “Ball Coach” Steve Spurrier. Star Running back George Rogers won the Heisman trophy in 1980 as a Gamecock. Presently, South Carolina is a powerful and feared opponent on the field. In 2011, South Carolina celebrated their first 11 win season and has continued that trend in 2012 and 2013.
South Carolina Gameocks 2016 Football Preview
South Carolina Gamecock Football finished the 2015 season with a less than impressive 3-9 record and no chance for a bowl game appearance. The Gamecocks did not rank in the top 25 for the second year in a row, a significant fall from being 4th in the nation in 2013. Head coach Steve Spurrier announced his retirement halfway through the season, leaving interim Coach Shawn Elliott to complete the season for the gamecocks, who missed the postseason for the first time since 2007. Will Muschamp was recently announced as the new head coach, which should bring drastic changes to South Carolina football in 2016. Coach Muschamp made an impression with his first recruiting class as the Gamecocks ranked 10th in the SEC by 247sports.com on National Signing Day. They secured 26 commits with 4 ESPN 300 including quarterback Brandon McIlwain and No. 1 Junior College cornerback JaMarcus King. Hopefully, big improvements are ahead for South Carolina football.
Newly hired head football coach, Will Muschamp will be able to display his newly recruited talent and tatics this upcoming April 9th for the annual Garnet & Black spring football game. South Carolina's 2016 football season opens on Thursday, September 1st at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville where they face the Vanderbilt Commodores. The Gamecocks first home game will be against the East Carolina Pirates on September 17th. Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, as known as "The Cock Pit," will host the Texas A&M Aggies, SEC East rival Georgia Bulldogs, UMass Minutemen, Tennessee Volunteers, Missouri Tigers, and Western Carolina Catamounts throughout the 2016 season. The Gamecocks will travel to meet the Mississippi State Bulldogs, Kentucky Wildcats, Florida Gators and Clemson Tigers in 2016.
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South Carolina Gamecock Football- Williams-Brice Stadium
Address: 1174 George Rogers Boulevard Columbia, SC
Field: Natural Grass
South Carolina football plays their home games at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. Williams-Brice Stadium originally named Columbia Municipal Stadium, opened in 1934 with a capacity of 17,600. The stadium’s name was officially changed to honor Ms. Martha Williams-Brice whose estate funded renovations in the early 1970’s. Currently, Williams-Brice Stadium has a capacity of 80,250. The stadium is also known as “The Cock Pit” and has been noted as one of the loudest venues in college football. Make sure when attending a Gamecock game get to your seats early and witness the playing of “Sandstorm” as it sends Gamecock faithful into celebration.
South Carolina Gamecocks Rivals:
Known as the Battle of the Palmetto State, the Gamecocks verse the Tigers are only 132 miles apart. The team’s first meeting was held in 1896 and has played 113 times with Clemson holding a 67-42-4 advantage. The winner of the Palmetto Bowl receives the Hardee trophy. The 2004 game is known as “The Brawl” in which an on field altercation ignited an all-out fight between the Tigers and Gamecocks. The fight was eventually stopped by South Carolina State Troopers. Both the Gamecocks and Tigers accepted losing their Bowl eligibility from their respective conferences as result of "The Brawl".
The battle and rivalry between the Gamecocks and Bulldogs began in 1894. These bordering state rivals have faced off 68 times with Georgia leading the highly competitive series 48-18-2. The last 4 matchups between the Bulldogs and Gamecocks have been either team winning, with Georgia winning their last meeting.