- Give the Gamecocks consecutive wins over Tennessee for the first time ever.
- Guarantee a winning season for the second straight year and the 4th time in the 5-year Spurrier era.
- Move Coach Spurrier to a tie with Johnny Vaught for all-time SEC wins with 106.
- Give the Gamecocks a 7-2 record for the first time since 2001.
- Guarantee a .500 record in the SEC for the second straight year.
- Give the Gamecocks 28 wins in the last four years, tying the school mark for wins in a four-year period. South Carolina won 28 from ’87-’90 and ’05-’08.