The Tigers open their 2019 SEC schedule with a visit from Will Muschamp and the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday afternoon. For Missouri, a win would immediately thrust the Tigers to the top of the league standings and could represent a first step toward contention in the conference’s depleted East Division. A loss, though, against a team Missouri has beaten just twice in seven tries since joining the SEC in 2012 would be crippling, poking a massive hole in the sky-high expectations with which the Tigers entered 2019.

Before we focus on the game, let’s see how much you know about the Gamecocks — the football team from the other Columbia.

 
  • Eli Lederman is a sports enterprise reporter for the Columbia Missourian and serves as the managing editor for Tiger Kickoff. Lederman is a native of Mamaroneck, NY. Previously, he has written for the Tulsa World and Cape Cod Times (MA).

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