The South Carolina Gamecocks will host the Vanderbilt Commodores in a 4 pm kick on Saturday, Oct. 16, the SEC office announced today. The annual Homecoming game will be televised on SEC Network.
South Carolina has dominated the all-time series with Vanderbilt, winning 26 of the 30 meetings, including the last 12 in a row. The Gamecocks won by a 41-7 count last season in Nashville. Vandy has scored just seven points in each of their last two meetings with the Gamecocks.
South Carolina (3-2, 0-2 SEC) will travel to Knoxville, Tenn. this week to face the Tennessee Volunteers (3-2, 1-1 SEC) in a noon kick on Oct. 9, while Vanderbilt (2-3, 0-1 SEC) will travel to Gainesville, Fla. for a date with the Florida Gators (3-2, 1-2 SEC).
ESPN has elected to use its one six-day selection for October 16. The two games being held are Florida at LSU and Auburn at Arkansas.
Here is the entire SEC slate for Saturday, Oct. 16:
Auburn at Arkansas, Noon ESPN or CBS
Florida at LSU, Noon ESPN OR CBS
Texas A&M at Missouri, Noon SEC Network
Kentucky at Georgia, 3:30 pm CBS
Vanderbilt at South Carolina, 4 pm SEC Network
Alabama at Mississippi State, 7 pm ESPN
Ole Miss at Tennessee, 7:30 pm SEC Network