South Carolina football has been around for a long time.
Gamecock football began in 1892 for their first game ever against Furman University on Christmas Eve. Since then, it's been a lot of up's and down's for the Gamecocks, but there have been some traditions created that rival some of the greatest programs in college football.
South Carolina has seen its stock rise in recent years thanks to the arrival of Steve Spurrier, and Gamecock football truly is on the upswing toward becoming a more prominent team seen around the country.
If you are unfamiliar with Gamecock football, it's only fitting that we get you acquainted with some of the greatest traditions in South Carolina football history. We'll take you through a space odyssey, outside to the railroad tracks and through a sandstorm. You might get Cocky and have to deal with Sir Big Spur yourself.
Here's a look at the top five all-time football traditions at South Carolina....