South Carolina football’s fall practice will begin on Aug. 3 as the Gamecocks get ready to face Coastal Carolina in the first game of the season on Sept. 1 at Williams-Brice Stadium.
The Gamecocks released their practice start date Sunday afternoon on the eve of SEC Media Days, where the head coach and three players from all 14 league teams will speak at the College Football Hall of Fame and Omni Hotel beginning Monday.
South Carolina will be represented by Will Muschamp, Jake Bentley, Deebo Samuel and D.J. Wonnum on Thursday.
South Carolina’s annual Fan Appreciation Day will be held Aug. 11 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the team’s indoor practice facility. The Gamecocks will report for camp on Aug. 2.
2018 SEC Media Days daily schedule
MONDAY, JULY 16
2–6:50 p.m.: Kentucky and LSU
TUESDAY, JULY 17
9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Georgia and Ole Miss
1:30 – 5:45 p.m.: Arkansas and Florida
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Mississippi State and Tennessee
1:30 – 5:45 p.m.: Alabama and Missouri
THURSDAY, JULY 19
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Auburn, Vanderbilt, South Carolina (Will Muschamp, USC begin at 11:10 a.m.)