2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
1st in SEC - East
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Xavier Thomas might be the next Clowney

The Palmetto State has already produced two recent No. 1 overall prospects at defensive end. Thomas, who is being recruited by the Gamecocks and Tigers, could become the third. Instant-impact 2018 recruits (Insider)

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Gotta catch 'em all: Pokémon Go in recruiting (2:39)
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Will Muschamp on joining South Carolina

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp dishes on how he ended up with the Gamecocks, what Steve Spurrier told him about the job, the team's QB situation and disciplining student-athletes.

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Watch: New SEC coaches on SportsCenter

South Carolina's Will Muschamp and Georgia's Kirby Smart are scheduled to be guests on Monday's SportsCenter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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A look back at the final day of SECMD (2:27)
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SEC media predicts an Alabama three-peat

Alabama and Tennessee are picked as the favorites to meet in the title game, but the SEC writers' poll has been known to be wrong most of the time.

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Muschamp breaks down the South Carolina roster (2:00)
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Will Muschamp's uphill battle

Not only is Muschamp tasked with replacing a legend in Steve Spurrier, but there also isn't much talent left to work with in his first season.

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Keeping Shawn Elliott is the best thing for Gamecocks (0:57)

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Muschamp bristles a little when asked how he's going to turn South Carolina around to have the same sort of success Spurrier had: "There is no three-year plan, five-year plan. We're playing to win now,"

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Muschamp boasts about the solid defense he had during his four-year stretch at Florida but understands that the Gators didn't win enough under his watch because of the other side of the ball -- whether it was scheme or calls in critical situations: "It comes back to offense."

Team Stats

Passing Yards207.586th
Rushing Yards154.7Tied-86th
Points For22.3Tied-110th
Points Against27.5Tied-72nd

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