The 2013 college football season is officially underway, and the South Carolina Gamecocks look like legitimate national title contenders.
The Gamecocks defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels 27-10 in a game that was truly never close.
At different times in the game, USC looked dominant in all three phases. Quarterback Connor Shaw was solid, both passing and running the ball.
Despite the proliferation of the spread offense, football is still won in the trenches and South Carolina is in good shape up front on both sides of the ball.
Here are 10 things we learned about the Gamecocks in their season-opening win over UNC.