If you look at SEC Country’s Preseason Power Poll, expectations aren’t high for South Carolina and Vanderbilt.
But that doesn’t mean Thursday night’s game between the two in Nashville, Tenn., isn’t big for both squads.
Will Muschamp makes his head coaching debut with the Gamecocks, while Derek Mason enters Year 3 with the Commodores aiming to improve on a 7-17 overall record and 2-14 mark in the SEC.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Week 1 matchup:
What time is the South Carolina at Vanderbilt game?
Time: 8 p.m. kickoff
Date: Thursday, Sept. 1
Location: Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, Tenn.
What TV channel is showing the game?
ESPN will televise the first SEC head-to-head matchup of the season. Also, ESPN3/SEC Network will provide live streaming of the game. You can listen on Sirius/XM Channel 84.
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Who is calling the game for the ESPN?
Mark Jones is handling play-by-play, Rod Gilmore is the analyst and Quint Kessenich is sideline reporter.