SEC Football Preview: South Carolina Gamecocks

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South Carolina has seven starters back on both offense and defense this year as the Gamecocks look to improve on last season's 7-6 record.

The South Carolina offense will be led by senior quarterback Jake Bentley. He has started 32 games in his Gamecock career. Bentley has thrown for over 7,000 yards and 54 touchdowns at South Carolina.

On defense the Gamecocks have last season's leading tackler back. T.J. Brunson recorded 106 tackles in 2018 for South Carolina. The Gamecocks were ranked 12th in the SEC in total defense last season and 11th in scoring defense.

South Carolina will open the 2019 season August 31 against North Carolina in Charlotte. The Gamecocks will face Texas A&M November 16 at Kyle Field.

2019 Schedule

8/31 - vs North Carolina - Charlotte, NC
9/7 - vs Charleston Southern - Columbia, SC
9/14 - vs Alabama - Columbia, SC
9/21 - vs Missouri - Columbia, MO
9/28 - vs Kentucky - Columbia, SC
10/12 - vs Georgia - Athens, GA
10/19 - vs Florida - Columbia, SC
10/26 - vs Tennessee - Knoxville, TN
11/2 - vs Vanderbilt - Columbia, SC
11/9 - vs Appalachian State - Columbia, SC
11/16 - vs Texas A&M - College Station, TX
11/30 - vs Clemson - Columbia, SC