Game time is set for South Carolina's game against Furman on Sept. 18, the school announced Wednesday.
USC will host Furman at 7 p.m. for the Saturday game at Williams-Brice Stadium. The game will be available throughout the state on a pay-per-view basis.
The Gamecocks lead the Paladins 25-20-1 in the all-time series, including a 13-7-1 mark in games played in Columbia. The teams have not met since the 1982 season, when Furman upset Carolina, 28-23, snapping the Gamecocks’ 11-game winning streak in the series.
Game times have been set for each of the Gamecocks' first three regular season games, which are all at home.
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South Carolina will open the season on Thursday, Sept. 2, against Southern Miss at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. The SEC opener is slated for Saturday, Sept. 11 vs. Georgia. That contest will kick at noon ET on either ESPN or ESPN2.