USC will play its SEC home opener Saturday night against Vanderbilt. The Gamecocks lead the series 16-4 but Vanderbilt, with first year head coach James Franklin, is off to a 3-0 start including an impressive win last week against Ole Miss.
Last year in Nashville, the Gamecocks defeated the Commodores 21-7 as Brian Maddox rushed for a career high 146 yards. Tori Gurley also had a career night with 14 catches for 112 yards.
USC players preview Vanderbilt: