In the picture above, Steve Spurrier, the Head Ball Coach, looks a little less than thrilled.
If the answers to the following questions are no—or even undecided—at the end of the season, that look could be pasted permanently on the face of Spurrier.
The Gamecocks are considered a contender this coming season, but the five questions ahead could decide whether they will instead be a pretender.
The Gamecocks are typically known for their entrance into Williams Brice Stadium to "2001," and for one big upset a year.
This is the year that could change all that. They could hang the first conference championship since 1969 when the Gamecocks won the ACC Championship.