The University of South Carolina has announced its spring schedule for the Gamecocks football team.
The Gamecocks open spring drills on
Tuesday, March 4, and conclude with the annual Garnet & Black Spring Game
on Saturday, April 12. The Garnet & Black Spring Game will begin at Noon at
Williams-Brice Stadium. Admission is free. The contest will be broadcast live
More details on the events surrounding the spring game will be
announced at a later date.
All 15 of the spring practice sessions are open to the
public unless determined otherwise. Most afternoon practices will be at
the Bluff Road practice fields beginning at 4:15. Saturday scrimmages will be at Williams-Brice Stadium beginning at 10 a.m. All dates and times are
subject to change.
Guests with cameras will be permitted to shoot the first
30 minutes of each practice only. After that, no still or video photography
will be allowed during the practice sessions without prior consent from the
Athletics Media Relations department.
Players will not be available for
autographs before, during or after the practice sessions. In addition, pets are
not permitted on the practice fields. All fans and media attending the practice
sessions must stay behind the yellow rope.
The annual Pro Timing Day is Wednesday, April 2,
beginning at 10 a.m. The skills conducted on the Williams-Brice Stadium field
will be open to the public. Should inclement weather arise, the event would
move to the indoor practice facility and would be closed to the public.
South Carolina is coming off three-straight 11-win seasons and top-10 finishes for the first time in school history. Under 10th-year head coach Steve Spurrier, the Gamecocks finished the 2013 season ranked fourth in both the Associated Press poll and USA Today/Coaches poll, their highest finish ever. The Gamecocks enter the 2014 campaign on a six-game winning streak.
The Gamecocks will open the 2014 season on Thursday,
August 28, when they host the Texas A&M Aggies. The game will
be the first football game televised on the new SEC Network.
Here are the practice dates and times currently scheduled
(all dates and times subject to change):
Tuesday, March 4, 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 6, 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday, March 18, 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 20, 4:15 p.m.
Friday, March 21, 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday, March 25, 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 27, 4:15 p.m.
Friday, March 28, 4:15 p.m.
Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m. (Scrimmage)
Tuesday, April 1, 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, April 3, 4:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. (Scrimmage)
Tuesday, April 8, 4:15 p.m.
Friday, April 11, 4:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 12 (Garnet & Black
Spring Game), Noon