There are a few players who are key reasons why South Carolina has been successful the last two seasons. USC has enjoyed some of their greatest success in their football history.
They are: Alshon Jeffery, Marcus Lattimore, Stephon Gilmore and Melvin Ingram.
These are players who have changed the face of South Carolina football for the better and have laid the groundwork for future stars of the Gamecocks.
South Carolina expects 2012 to be another great season and there are a few players on the roster or soon to enroll who can be considered candidates to be the next superstars of South Carolina football.
Here's a look at a few of them.