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South Carolina BCS contenders?

South Carolina was eliminated from SEC East contention by Florida's win over Missouri Saturday. However, is Carolina still in contention for a BCS Bowl? If things fall their way, there is a very real chance South Carolina could be going to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl to face the Big East Champion. What must happen for the Gamecocks to earn their first BCS bid?

Though South Carolina has been eliminated from SEC East contention by Florida's 14-7 win over Missouri on Saturday, Carolina is still in the running for a potential BCS bid. It is not unprecedented for a team to earn a BCS bid without even playing for their conference championship. In just the last two seasons the SEC has sent two teams to a BCS bowl that didn't make the trip to Atlanta. In 201... Recommended Stories

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