Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane!
Nope. Chuck Testa. Well, actually it's the Gamecocks soaring expectations.
They have never been this high. The Gamecock coaches, players, recruits and fans all expect the Gamecocks to jump to unparalleled heights. It's amazing that a team for which becoming "bowl eligible" was the goal just 10 years ago is now shooting for division and conference titles.
It hasn't happened over night. This has been a long process, starting with the South Carolina's athletic director Eric Hyman, who has empowered the entire school to create a great sports environment.
Here are the 10 reasons why the Gamecocks are birds of flight this year.