Today there are 69 days until kickoff
69 is the total number of home wins by South Carolina on opening day.
Through 117 years of football USC has opened in Columbia 91 times.
USC is 69-18-4 in those 91 games for a .780 percentage.
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This year the Gamecocks will open on the road against Vanderbilt.
The game is on Thursday night and will be a difficult test to start the season.
USC hasn't been as successful overall as they have been at home, but they have still won 68% of their opening games.
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