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It was busy around Williams-Brice stadium Thursday morning as crews prepared for the USC vs Texas A&M game.
University of South Carolina senior Jemekia Wilson, left, and sophomore Leveshia McClain stopped to talk at the historic Horseshoe Thursday morning. Both are going to the game later and already were dressed to show their spirit. "We're all one state -- until we play Clemson," Wilson commented. "Then we're half."
The Hutto family from Wagener, SC enjoys the nice weather Thursday morning prior to the USC vs Texas A&M game. Ray, Michelle, Michael, Halie and Chase Hutto always get an early start and park at the same spot on Eden Road between Key and Bluff Roads, they said. Ray Hutto said he has been coming to USC games since 1979.
Gamecock fans cheer from the top of the statehouse steps before being asked to move prior to the Aggie Yell Practice. Texas A&M fans carried out a long-standing tradition by conducting AggieYell Practice on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds at midnight. 8/27/14
Joe Tessitore, Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears, part of the broadcast team for SEC Nation, was preparing for Thursday's matchup between the South Carolina Gamecocks and The Texas A&M Aggies. SEC Nation is the "Gameday" version for the new SEC Network. 8/27/14