COLUMBIA (WACH)- The Gamecocks giving fans plenty to cheer for over a month before the 2013 season kicks off. USC football players participating in the "Pigskin Poets" event on Friday afternoon at the Richland Library.
Players read books on stage, played games and signed autographs for tons of children.
"It's very important to give back to these kids," USC defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles said. "Reading plays a big part in our lives."
USC kicks off the 2013 regular season August 29 against North Carolina at Williams-Brice Stadium.