South Carolina football’s season opener against N.C. State will be an afternoon kickoff.
The game, to be played at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Saturday, Sept. 2, will kick off at 3 p.m. It will be televised by ESPN.
The Gamecocks lead the all-time series by a 27-26-4 margin, with wins over the Wolfpack in each of the last two meetings, a 34-0 victory in Columbia in 2008 and a 7-3 win in Raleigh in 2009.
This will be South Carolina’s third trip to Charlotte to open the season in this decade. The Gamecocks outscored East Carolina by a 56-37 margin to open the 2011 campaign, then defeated North Carolina by a 17-13 score to open the 2015 season.
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South Carolina’s 2017 schedule
NC State (Charlotte)
3 pm (ESPN)
vs. Louisiana Tech
at Texas A&M