Inside the Home Winning Streak

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. 

- The Gamecocks have three wins against top-20 teams.

60 - South Carolina won those three games by a combined 60 points. 

- 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.