Today there are 43 days until kickoff.
43 is the South Carolina record for most consecutive games with a reception. Not many Gamecocks have played 43 consecutive games much less contributed in a statistically significant way in all of them. The record belongs to the late Kenny McKinley. McKinley was overshadowed much of his career by Sidney Rice, but by the time he was finished McKinley had etched his name into the pantheon of Gamecock greats. His record is all the more impressive if you remember the inconsistent quarterback play that often plagued the offense during his tenure.