COLUMBIA – South Carolina carries a two-game winning streak into its final bye week of the season after dismantling Mississippi State on Saturday.

The open date is nicely timed, with the Gamecocks hosting Florida for a monster game in two weeks. It could be USC's crowning moment in the SEC East race, or just another big game against the Gators. It all depends on what Georgia does against Auburn that same Saturday.

Get the conversation started early with a live chat 3:30 p.m. Monday with Gamecocks beat writer Ryan Wood. Below, you can start submitting your questions and comments early.