Tuesday August 25th, 2015

Welcome to the 2015 college football season! Week 1 kicks off with a rivalry game, as South Carolina and North Carolina square at Bank of America stadium in Charlotte.

The Tar Heels finished 2014 at 6-7, though they did have a late-season revival, winning four of five games after starting 2-4. Their offense, which put up a solid 33 points per game last year (No. 38 in FBS), leans heavily on senior signal-caller Marquise Wiliams. He'll face a South Carolina defense that's trying to rebound from a disappointing year. The Gamecocks ranked No. 92 in total defense last season. 

The Gamecocks hope sophomore Connor Mitch can fill the void at quarterback left by the graduation of Dylan Thompson, who broke the school's single-season passing record in 2014.

How to Watch

Details for Thursday's game are below:

Kickoff: 6 p.m. ET

TV: ESPN

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

Radio: For UNC affiliates, click here. For South Carolina, click here.

Team schedules (all times ET)

South Carolina

Sept. 3: vs. North Carolina (in Charlotte), 6 p.m., ESPN

Sept. 12: vs. Kentucky, 7:30 p.m., SEC Network

Sept. 19 at Georgia, 6 p.m., ESPN

Sept. 26: vs. Central Forida

Oct. 3: at Missouri

Oct 10: vs. LSU

Oct. 17: vs. Vanderbilt

Oct. 31: at Texas A&M

Nov. 7: at Tennessee

Nov. 14: vs. Florida

Nov. 21: vs. The Citadel

Nov. 28: vs. Clemson 

North Carolina

Sept. 3: vs. South Carolina (in Charlotte), 6 p.m., ESPN

Sept. 12: vs. North Carolina A&T, 6 p.m., ESPN3

Sept. 19: vs. Illinois, Noon

Sept. 26: vs. Delaware

Oct. 3: at Georgia Tech

Oct. 17: vs. Wake Forest

Oct. 24: vs. Virginia

Oct. 29: at Pittsburgh

Nov. 7: vs. Duke

Nov. 14: vs. Miami

Nov. 21: at Virginia Tech

Nov. 28: at North Carolina State

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