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Is Philip Rivers too prickly? Too tough to deal with? Jim Trotter
The Gamecocks are now Alabama's lone SEC threat. South Carolina put on a clinic against No. 5 Georgia, so you can throw out the Chicken Curse. As I wrote following the Gamecocks' 35-7 rout, Steve Spurrier's boys have all the pieces to be national title contenders. "If we play like this," Spurrier said, "we may have a chance for a real big year. Maybe."
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