By Rixon Lane
When South Carolina and Texas A&M kick off the 2014 college football season, it will have been 1,062 days since the Gamecocks lost at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina owns an 18-game home winning streak, the longest active mark in the FBS. Here are some other numbers to keep in mind when discussing the Gamecocks' recent dominance in Columbia:
71 - There are 71 players on South Carolina's roster who have never experienced a home loss.
36.7 - The Gamecocks have averaged 36.7 points per game during their home winning streak.
22.1 - South Carolina's average margin of victory during the streak has been 22.1 points.
14 - Of the last 18 Gamecock victories at home, 14 have been by double-digits.
10 - Ten of South Carolina's 18 wins have been against SEC opponents.
3 - The Gamecocks have three wins against top-20 teams.
60 - South Carolina won those three games by a combined 60 points.
4 - Four of the 20 largest crowds in stadium history have been during the streak.
33 - The Gamecocks could win their 33rd consecutive home game against Clemson in 2015, which would put them in a tie for 10th-place on the all-time FBS list.