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Rank 'em: Steve Spurrier's 10 best wins at South Carolina

AlshonJeffrey

Here's how I know Steve Spurrier was not in charge of ranking the top 10 moments of his own era of South Carolina football. Had college football's ultimate troll master been involved, his half-dozen defeats of Clemson either would have ranked Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, or they wouldn't have made the list at all.

Instead, 'Cocks fans picked the 2010 win over then-No. 1 Alabama as their No. 1 moment and, really, it's the only choice. As an impartial observer, I absolutely loved that game. Columbia's first GameDay, an epic takedown of the top-ranked, defending national champions complete with breakout performances by Marcus Lattimore (23 carries, 93 yards, two touchdowns) and Alshon Jeffery (seven catches, 127 yards, two touchdowns), as well as a vintage performance by Stephen Garcia complete with beautiful throws and a completely unnecessary safety combined to create one of those afternoons that no other sport can touch. It was a perfect snapshot of what makes college football the best sport on Earth. 

1) No. 19 South Carolina 35, No. 1 Alabama 21 - Oct. 9, 2010

2) No. 10 South Carolina 31, No. 6 Clemson 17 - Nov. 30, 2013

3) No. 8 South Carolina 33, No. 24 Michigan 28 - Outback Bowl, Jan. 1, 2013

4) No. 22 South Carolina 36, No. 24 Florida 14 - Nov. 13, 2010

5) No. 20 South Carolina 27, No. 5 Missouri 24 in double overtime - Oct. 26, 2013

6) No. 6 South Carolina 35, No. 5 Georgia 7 - Oct. 6, 2012

7) No. 12 South Carolina 45, Georgia 42 - Sept. 10, 2011

8) No. 13 South Carolina 27, No. 12 Clemson 17 - Nov. 24, 2012

9) No. 9 South Carolina 30, No. 24 Nebraska 13 - Capital One Bowl, Jan. 1, 2012

10) South Carolina 30, No. 12 Florida 22