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2019 Week 1- South Carolina vs. North Carolina Charlotte, NC

COLUMBIA, SC - SEPTEMBER 01: Deebo Samuel #1 of the South Carolina Gamecocks catches the ball for a eight-yard touchdown against Mallory Claybourne #7 of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at Williams-Brice Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Columbia, South Carolina. SC won 49-15. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

South Carolina (7-6) vs. North Carolina (2-9) 

 

-South Carolina won 7 games in 2018 against 6 FBS opponents (Coastal Carolina, Vanderbilt, Missouri, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Akron) who had a combined overall record of 33-41 or .445%. 

-The Gamecocks won those six games by a total score of 226-135 or 15.1 ppg. 

-South Carolina also defeated FCS opponent Chattanooga by a score of 49-9. 

-The Gamecocks lost 6 games in 2018 against FBS opponents (Georgia, Kentucky, Texas A&M, Florida, Clemson and Virginia) who had a combined overall record of 63-18 or .777%. 

-South Carolina lost those six games by a total score of 210-116 or 15.6 ppg. 

 

-North Carolina hired former Tar Heel and Texas Longhorns head coach, Mack Brown, for the 2019 season. 

-North Carolina won two games in 2018. The Tar Heels defeated Pittsburgh (7-7 overall) as their lone FBS win by a score of 38-35. 

-The Tar Heels also defeated FCS opponent Western Carolina by a score of 49-26. 

-North Carolina lost 9 games in 2018 against FBS opponents (CAL, ECU, Miami, Va. Tech, Syracuse, Virginia, GTech, Duke and NC State) who had a combined overall record of 65-51 or .560%. 

-The Tar Heels lost those nine games by a total score of 319-214 or 11.6 ppg. 

 

 

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Joseph Lisi is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America), the Maxwell Football Club and the National Football Foundation. He is the owner of the website: www.goforthe2.com and hosts a weekly college football radio show on SB Nation Radio and FNSTY Sports Radio from 10-12pm EST every Saturday morning. Listen live at: www.sbnationradio.com or www.fntsy.com/radio. Joseph is a former college football researcher for ABC Sports and has been featured on: SportsXRadio with Ken Thomson, ESPN Radio, Sirius XM Radio, FNTSY Sports Network, the Sid Rosenberg Show (640 AM Sports-South Florida), 1560 AM CBS Sports Melbourne, FL and multiple media outlets throughout the nation. Joe appears every Friday with Ken Thomson on SportsXRadio for the Football Fiasco in which every game on the college board is broken down during the show. Follow Joe on Twitter: @goforthe2

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