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South Carolina football start windows, kickoff times announced for 2024 SEC games



COLUMBIA — South Carolina football is inching closer to the start of the 2024 season and on Tuesday, more game information was released.

According to the SEC, start windows were announced for all SEC matchups for the 2024 season. Each game was assigned one of the windows prior to the season. Exact start times and network designations will be announced as the games approach.

The windows mean each game will start between:

  • Early: Noon – 1 p.m. ET
  • Afternoon: 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Night: 6-8 p.m. ET
  • Flex: 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET or 6-8 p.m. ET

On Tuesday, the following was revealed for the 2024 South Carolina football schedule:

  • Sept. 21 vs. Akron: Night
  • Oct. 5 vs. Ole Miss: Flex
  • Oct. 12 at Alabama: 12 p.m. on ABC or ESPN
  • Oct. 19 at Oklahoma: Early
  • Nov. 2 vs Texas A&M: Night
  • Nov. 9 at Vanderbilt: Afternoon
  • Nov. 16 vs Missouri: Afternoon
  • Nov. 23 vs Wofford: 4 p.m. on ESPN+/SECN+

Previously, it was revealed that South Carolina’s first SEC game in Kentucky on Sept. 7 will kick off at 3:30 p.m. and will be televised on ABC. On May 30, game information for the season opener against Old Dominion and the home game against LSU was also published.

  • vs Old Dominion, Aug. 31, 4:15 p.m. on SEC Network.
  • at Kentucky, Sept. 7, 3:30 p.m. on ABC.
  • vs LSU, Sept. 14, noon on ABC

South Carolina football 2024 schedule

  • Aug. 31: vs. Old Dominion
  • Sept. 7: at Kentucky
  • Sept. 14: vs. LSU
  • Sept. 21: vs. Akron
  • Oct. 5: vs. Ole Miss
  • Oct. 12: at Alabama
  • Oct. 19: at Oklahoma
  • Nov. 2: vs. Texas A&M
  • Nov. 9: at Vanderbilt
  • Nov. 16: vs. Missouri
  • Nov. 23: vs. Wofford
  • Nov. 30: at Clemson

Time and TV network for the annual Palmetto Bowl regular season finale against Clemson is part of the ACC television package and will be announced at a later date.

SEC OPENER: Game time, TV set for South Carolina football’s SEC opener at Kentucky on Sept. 7

Lulu Kesin covers South Carolina athletics for The Greenville News and the USA TODAY Network. Email her at and follow her on X, formerly known as Twitter, @Lulukesin

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