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Yahoo Sports: What to watch, Week 7: South Carolina can stamp itself as a BCS title contender

Everyone expected South Carolina vs. LSU to be a tight contest featuring a legitimate national championship contender, but surprisingly, the Gamecocks are that elite team. LSU obviously isn't bad, but it hasn't been great either. There were some concerns going into last week's game at Florida after some flat performances, and then the Tigers' deficiencies finally led to a loss. The offense couldn't move the ball. LSU gained just eight first downs, and three of those came via penalty. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger was under constant pressure and the running game couldn't do much either. But the LSU defense is still ...

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