South Carolina might not know who its coach will be in 2016, but the Gamecocks do know who they’ll be facing on their schedule.
The SEC released its entire 2016 schedule Thursday night on the SEC Network. Aside from a typical slate against SEC East rivals, South Carolina will face East Carolina, UMass and Western Carolina in the non-district schedule, as well as Clemson in the regular-season finale.
The Gamecocks will also begin the 2016 season with a Thursday night game, which marks a season opener on the first Thursday for the 10th time since 2005.
Below is a list of South Carolina’s entire schedule:
- Thursday, Sept. 1 – @ Vanderbilt Commodores
- Saturday, Sept. 10 – @ Mississippi State Bulldogs
- Saturday, Sept. 17 – vs. East Carolina Pirates
- Saturday, Sept. 24 – @ Kentucky Wildcats
- Saturday, Oct. 1 – vs. Texas A&M Aggies
- Saturday, Oct. 8 – vs. Georgia Bulldogs
- Saturday, Oct. 15 – Open date
- Saturday, Oct. 22 – vs.UMass Minutemen
- Saturday, Oct. 29 – vs. Tennessee Volunteers
- Saturday, Nov. 5 – vs. Missouri Tigers
- Saturday, Nov. 12 – @ Florida Gators
- Saturday, Nov. 19 – vs. Western Carolina Catamounts
- Saturday, Nov. 26 – @ Clemson Tigers