First-year USC head coach Chad Holbrook had a preseason press conference Friday afternoon before the team's first practice. A link to the video is below.
The Gamecocks had planned to have a scrimmage on Friday, but changed it to a practice only because of the weather. Scrimmages are planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Carolina Stadium.
USC spokesman Andrew Kitick said the school has sold a record 5,747 season tickets.