South Carolina to play in Outback Bowl against Michigan

South Carolina defensive lineman Ulric Jones (93) leads the Gamecocks onto the field before an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Wofford 31-10. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – The South Carolina Gamecocks are heading to Tampa, FL to play in the Outback Bowl on January 1.

The Gamecocks will face the Michigan Wolverines beginning at noon at Raymond James Stadium.

South Carolina finished the season 8-4 overall (5-3 SEC).

This is South Carolina’s fifth trip to the Outback Bowl. They are 3-1 in their previous appearances in that bowl, including a win against Michigan in 2013.

The Gamecocks are 8-13 in the 22 bowl games in the team’s history. They have won four out of their last five bowl appearances.