As the countdown to the college football season marches on, it is time to take a look at the South Carolina Gamecocks' 2013 schedule and rank the games from easiest to toughest.
Road games, rankings, expectations of the opponent's season and the timing of games all factor into determining how difficult a game will be for South Carolina this season.
Head coach Steve Spurrier has high expectations for the team, and there are some tough opponents who will try their best to stop the Gamecocks' quest for an SEC title.
South Carolina has some easier nonconference games, though the SEC is the nation's best conference and the team's nonconference schedule also includes North Carolina and Clemson.
Here is a rankings list of South Carolina's 2013 schedule as ordered from easiest to toughest games.