Every year, new players rise and perform at unexpected levels. In 2012, the Gamecocks had a ton of offensive questions.
Could Marcus Lattimore regain his pre-injury form? Who would take the place of Alshon Jeffery? Can the offense continue to hum?
Who stepped up? Who came out of nowhere?
These five players exceeded my expectations and led the Gamecocks to another good year. Here are my top five offensive surprises of 2012.