The USC football team Sunday accepted an invitation to face Michigan in the Outback Bowl in Tampa on January 1st. This will be the Gamecocks fourth appearance the bowl game. They are 2-1 with victories over Ohio State under Lou Holtz and a loss to Iowa under Steve Spurrier.
The Gamecocks are 10-2 and will be seeking their second straight 11 win season. The Wolverines are 8-4 and will be facing Spurrier for the first time. This will be the third meeting between the schools, each having one victory.
Kickoff at Raymond James Stadium will be at 1:00 PM and the game will be televised by ESPN.
AUDIO: Spurrier talks about the chance to face Michigan for the first time [2:47]
AUDIO: LB Shaq Wilson talks about the matchup with Michigan [2:56]
AUDIO: Ray Tanner discusses the bowl selection process [3:52]