By Rixon Lane
The Gamecocks will find themselves in a somewhat unfamiliar situation on Saturday
For just the fifteenth time in program history, South Carolina will be the lower ranked team in a battle of top-25 squads in Williams-Brice Stadium.
The good news for Gamecock fans? South Carolina has a winning record in these match-ups and an unblemished 4-0 mark against Georgia.
Overall, the Gamecocks are 9-5 when ranked and facing a higher ranked team in Columbia. Here's a quick rundown of those games:
2013: #10 South Carolina 31 #6 Clemson 17
South Carolina picked up its fifth consecutive win over its in-state rival by taking advantage of six Tiger turnovers, including three from quarterback Tajh Boyd.
2012: #6 South Carolina 35 #5 Georgia 7
With "College GameDay" in town and the largest crowd in school history on hand, the Gamecocks roared to a 35-0 lead and coasted to improve their record to 6-0 on the season.
2010: #17 Arkansas 41 #18 South Carolina 20
Ryan Mallett and the Razorbacks handed South Carolina its worst home loss in five years.
2010: #19 South Carolina 35 #1 Alabama 21
South Carolina jumped out to a 21-3 lead on top-ranked Alabama and snapped the Crimson Tide's nation-leading 19-game winning streak.
2010: #24 South Carolina 17 #22 Georgia 6
The SEC got its first taste of Marcus Lattimore, as the true freshman gashed the Georgia defense for nearly five yards per carry.
2007: #11 South Carolina 38 #8 Kentucky 23
Kentucky averaged 46.6 points entering the contest, but South Carolina pressured the 'Cats into four turnovers, including two defensive touchdowns from Eric Norwood.
2001: #4 Florida 54 #14 South Carolina 17
Steve Spurrier's final trip to Columbia as the head coach of the Gators turned South Carolina's "blackout" into a nightmare.
1989: #20 N.C. State 20 #25 South Carolina 10
Senior quarterback Todd Ellis went down with a season-ending knee injury in the first quarter as the Wolfpack handed South Carolina its first loss in five games.
1988: #5 Florida State 59 #15 South Carolina 0
For the second time in three weeks, the Gamecocks were shut out.
1988: #14 South Carolina 23 #6 Georgia 10
Freshman wide receiver Robert Brooks stole the show as the Gamecocks improved to 4-0 on the year.
1987: #12 South Carolina 20 #8 Clemson 7
In what was at the time the highest-ranked matchup between the rivals, South Carolina picked off three passes from Clemson quarterback Rodney Williams.
1979: #19 South Carolina 13 #13 Clemson 9
The Gamecocks broke a three-game losing streak against the Tigers and gave George Rogers the only win of his career over Clemson.
1976: #12 Notre Dame 13 #19 South Carolina 6
South Carolina dropped its first-ever contest against the Fighting Irish.
1959: #16 South Carolina 30 #13 Georgia 14
The Gamecocks picked up their fourth win over Georgia since 1903 and gave South Carolina its first win ever in meetings between ranked teams.