Who better to start off the week with the countdown to kick-off than leader Dylan Thompson. Sharing no. 17 on the roster with sophomore Chaz Elder, Thompson is the starting quarterback for the Gamecocks this 2014 season.
The Boiling Spring, S.C.-native is a fifth-year senior and is 3-0 in his career. Thompson has completed 55% of his passes over the past three seasons for 1,827 yards and 14 touchdowns and five interceptions. He has rushed for five career scores and has a pair of 300-yard passing games among his three starts.
Standing on the other side, Union City, Ga.-native Elder redshirted in 2012. The 6-foot-2, 195 pounds, FS played in 12 games in 2013, making six stars. He notched 29 tackles, including 20 solo stops.
This week, South Carolina starts its second week of fall camp and continues to prepare for the upcoming season.
Here’s a look at this week’s schedule. Times are subject to change.
Monday, August 11 - 10 a.m.
Tuesday, August 12 - 10 a.m.
Wednesday, August 13 - 10 a.m.
Thursday, August 14 - 10 a.m.
Friday, August 15 - 10 a.m.
Saturday, August 16 - 10 a.m. (Scrimmage)