South Carolina vs. Texas A&M kick off the 2014 season with their 6 p.m. Thursday showdown at Williams-Brice Stadium on the SEC Network. Follow along for updates now.
The nations longest home streak faces a stiff test in the next three weeks from Texas A&M and then East Carolina and Georgia in the next 16 days.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry brought a 40-pound souvenir to Columbia that Gamecock fans hope he leaves behind.