Gamecock football a big deal to ESPN

ESPN annoucer Rece Davis takes questions Thursday morning before USC takes on North Carolina at 6:00 p.m

COLUMBIA (WACH) - Thursday football on ESPN is a hallmark of Steve Spurrier's time at the helm of the Gamecock program.

After years of being a homecoming opponent for bigger programs, a top 10 ranking and a Heisman candidate in Jadeveon Clowney have football pundits singing the praises of Carolina football.

The ESPN Thursday night game crew spoke with reporters this morning to talk about why Thursday night football in Columbia is special.