Published October 10, 2010
| Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Steve Spurrier was thrilled with South Carolina's first victory over a No. 1 opponent. Now, he's ready to see his 10th-ranked Gamecocks can back it up the rest of the season.
The Gamecocks (4-1, 2-1 SEC) certainly look as if they've got what it takes to contend. Spurrier said quarterback Stephen Garcia played the best game of his career and tailback Marcus Lattimore and receiver Alshon Jeffery accounted for all five Gamecocks touchdowns.
South Carolina improved nine spots in the rankings after the victory. Alabama dropped to No. 8.