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.
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.