GEORGIA STATE (1-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) at COASTAL CAROLINA (1-3, 0-1 Sun Belt)
Saturday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m., Brooks Stadium, Conway, S.C.
TV: ESPN3. Announcers are Jeff McCarragher and Tyoka Jackson.
RADIO: Georgia State Radio Network, including Atlanta flagship 1340 AM/103.7 FM as well as WRAS 88.5 FM. Dave Cohen is in his 35th season as the play-by-play voice of Panther athletics. Brandon Leak and Harper LeBel join him from the booth with Sam Crenshaw on the sideline. Free audio stream on GeorgiaStateSports.com and GSU mobile app.
SERIES: First Meeting
THE KICKOFF: Georgia State (1-2) opens Sun Belt Conference play at league newcomer Coastal Carolina (1-3, 0-1). The Panthers, who won 28-0 at Charlotte on Sept. 23, are coming off an open date due to the Memphis cancellation and are facing the third of four straight road games. Coastal Carolina fell 51-43 at ULM in its Sun Belt opener.
> Georgia State is playing its first game in South Carolina since a 2014 trip to Clemson.
> Head coach Shawn Elliott is a native of Camden, S.C., and spent the 2010-16 seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina, including six games as interim head coach in 2015.
> Five members of Georgia State’s 2017 freshman class are from South Carolina, but none have played yet: Kerryon Richardson, CB (West Columbia/Airport)Gunnar Kennedy, PK (Lexington HS)Roger Carter, TE (Columbia/Blythewood)Malik Sumter, C (Irmo,/Dutch Fork)Camryn Johnson, WR (Orangeburg/Calhoun County)
> Defensive line coach Skylor Magee was an assistant coach under Coastal Carolina interim head coach Jamey Chadwell at North Greenville (2009), Delta State (2012) and Charleston Southern (2013-16).