South Carolina has a big season coming up. For once, the program isn't marred in a negative mindset. This year, South Carolina knows it can compete. The program has definitely turned a corner.
They aren't elite yet, and they have a long way to go to get there. However, they are currently in a very solid place as a team and program.
Without looking through garnet-colored glasses, here are 10 reasonable goals that the Gamecocks should set for themselves. These aren't goals that I think they will automatically meet. These are goals the team must work for.
They have to be prepared to face every challenge in order to meet these lofty goals.