Game will be televised on ESPN
Gamecocks will honor 29 seniors before the contest
2012: Former walk-on center who worked his way up to No. 2 on the depth chart behind senior T.J. Johnson... rewarded with a scholarship prior to the start of the season... saw action in six games... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll. 2011: Walk-on who added depth along the offensive line, primarily at center... saw limited action in four games.
2010: Walk-on offensive lineman who transferred to Carolina after spending the 2009 season at Coastal Carolina... was not eligible due to NCAA transfer rules.
2009: A member of the Coastal Carolina football team... did not see any game action. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Lake View (S.C.) High School in 2009... coached by Jewell McLaurin... garnered all-state honors in football and baseball... earned three letters in football and four in baseball... offered scholarships to Newberry and North Greenville... was his high school valedictorian.
PERSONAL: Travis Andrew Ford is interested in a degree in biology... parents are Andy and Becky Ford... father played football at Presbyterian College.