KICKOFF: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Tiger Stadium
RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1; WWL-AM, 870; WWL-FM, 105.3; KLWB-FM, 103.7
SERIES: First meeting
On Jacksonville State
RECORD: 1-0; defeated North Alabama 31-12 on Sept. 1
OFFENSIVE LEADERS: QB Eli Jenkins, WR Josh Barge, RB Roc Thomas
DEFENSIVE LEADERS: DE Darius Jackson, WLB Joel McCandless, CB Jaylen Hill
RUMBLINGS: Jacksonville State, the Football Championship Subdivision runner-up last January, is favored to win its third consecutive Ohio Valley Conference title.
On the Gamecocks offense, briefly
The Gamecocks have lots of firepower with Jenkins, the 2015 OVC offensive player of the year, and Thomas, an Auburn transfer. Jenkins had 230 yards passing and 101 rushing in the season-opening rout of North Alabama.
On the Gamecocks defense, briefly
Jackson, the preseason OVC defensive player of the year, has 24.5 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks in two seasons as the anchor of that unit. JSU held North Alabama to 222 total yards on 56 plays in the opener.