Gamecocks Football: 24 Days Until Kickoff

Today there are 24 days until kickoff.

24 was the number of points scored last season by the Gamecocks against Navy.  The Gamecocks paid Navy close to $1,000,000 to come to Columbia to play.  Although USC eventually prevailed 24-21 the game was way to close for comfort.  The game itself was a scheduling error.  No one remembers the game as a highlight of the season or as a quality win.  It was an unnecessary risk that almost derailed a historic season.  Sadly