HOME OF THE FIGHTING GAMECOCKS - OVERVIEW
Williams Brice Stadium is the home football stadium for the South Carolina Gamecocks, the college football team which represents the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. It is located approximately one mile off campus. It is located on the corner of George Rogers Boulevard and Bluff Road near the South Carolina State Fairgrounds and State Farmers Market. South Carolina football consistently attract standing-room-only crowds to Williams-Brice Stadium. The atmosphere on game days has been voted "the best" by secports.com.
Many great athletes have played for the Gamecocks and have become stars in the NFL. The most famous is Heisman Trophy winner George Rogers. The current head football coach is Steve Spurrier better known as "The head ball coach". In addition to serving as the home of the Gamecocks, the stadium has been the site of many concerts, state high school football championships, and various other events. Plans for future expansion include adding an upper deck in the north end zone, which would increase capacity to approximately 88,000 seats. Williams Brice has been nicknamed "The Cockpit" by Gamecock fans and local media.