A third consecutive 11-2 season in 2013 produced a long list of "firsts" and "bests" at South Carolina.
Among the milestones:
- The highest final ranking in school history (No. 4) in the Associated Press and ESPN polls.
- The best three-year record in school history.
- A third consecutive bowl victory for the first time in school history.
- An extension of the school's record winning streak against rival Clemson to five consecutive games.
Here's a look at five big moments, listed in chronological order. After all, over the course of a season, one big moment seems to lead to the next.
This is how it played out for the Gamecocks.