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It's hard to judge an opponent based on a mutual opponent in college football. After all, one week a team might play exceptionally well, and the other they may play absolutely terrible.
Kentucky played abysmally against Florida in The Swamp and was shut out by the Gators 38-0, which made everyone assume the Wildcats were in for worse against South Carolina.
Despite being a more talented group than the Wildcats in every phase of the game, the Gamecocks had to overcome a 17-7 deficit to win in Lexington.
What was the difference between last week and this week for Kentucky? Maybe it wasn't that Kentucky played all that bad, but that Florida is actually better than everyone might have assumed.
South Carolina has plenty on their plate with Georgia coming up, but for anyone to think the SEC East title will be won next week is a sad misnomer.
The 11th-ranked Gators are no slouch and didn't need to overcome anything to beat Kentucky.
The October 20th matchup in Gainesville will be quite the test for the Gamecocks.