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First Glance - South Carolina at Texas A&M (Game Notes, Connections, Radio, TV)

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The Spurrier-less Gamecocks make their way to Kyle Field this weekend. Here's some info to get you ready.

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What You Need To Know

  • Tickets for this game are available through the 12th Man Foundation.
  • Texas A&M is receiving votes in both the AP and Coach's polls.
  • Texas A&M enters this game 5-2 (2-2 SEC), while South Carolina brings a 3-4 (1-4 SEC) record into College Station.
  • Texas A&M is 3-1 at home this year and South Carolina is 0-3 on the road.

Did You Know...

  • In their only previous matchup, Texas A&M beat South Carolina 52-28 to open the 2014 season.
  • The University of South Carolina was founded in 1801 and currently has an enrollment of 32,848.
  • Texas A&M DL Myles Garrett leads the SEC with 9 sacks this season.
  • South Carolina LB Skai Moore is tied for second in the conference with 4 interceptions, while Texas A&M DB Donovan Wilson is tied for fourth with 3 interceptions on the year.
  • South Carolina is last in the SEC with 426 tackles this year.

Game Notes

Campus Connections

  • David F. Houston graduated from South Carolina in 1887, and later became the 11th President of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (1902-1905), as well as the 4th President of the University of Texas (1905-1908).
  • Texas A&M Director of Athletics Eric Hyman held the same position at South Carolina from 2005-2012.

Famous South Carolina Students

  • Darius Rucker (as well as the rest of Hootie & The Blowfish)
  • Amos Lee
  • Charlie Weis
  • Mark Dantonio
  • Bob McNair
  • Jadeveon Clowney
  • Mike Dunleavy, Sr.

Television

  • Game time: 11:00 am CT
  • Channel: SEC Network

Radio

  • Texas A&M Sports Network (Full list HERE)
  • Texas A&M Spanish Network (Radio stations in San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and McAllen, Texas)
  • SiriusXM

Your Thoughts?

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