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Sunday October 21, 2012 What they wrote after Florida's 44-11 win over South Carolina on Saturday at The Swamp

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Photo: Gators coach Will Muschamp celebrates following another win for the Gators on Saturday.

The Gators recorded another eye-opening win on Saturday with a 44-11 romp over South Carolina and former Gators coach Steve Spurrier.

Florida improved to 7-0 and can clinch the SEC East title outright on Saturday in Jacksonville with a victory over Georgia.

Here is a look at what the state and national columnists wrote in the wake of Saturday's win, Florida's eighth in a row dating back to its Gator Bowl win over Ohio State in January:

--Florida's strange BCS recipe is working writes Mark Schlabach of's Chris Low writes that the Gators' transformation is no accident.

--Gary Shelton of the Tampa Bay Times writes that Gators coach Will Muschamp earns rite of passage in win over Steve Spurrier.

--The Gators are too good to ignore writes Dan Wolken of USA Today Sports.

--Gators at 7-0 in an unusual way writes Gainesville Sun columnist Pat Dooley.

--Gators QB Jeff Driskel an unlikely hero in Saturday's win writes Michael DiRocco of's GatorNation.

--ESPN's SportsNation wants to know -- How far can the Gators go? You can click here to vote.

--Martin Fennelly of The Tampa Tribune writes that it's time for Gator fans to start believing.

--Florida shows off punishing brand of football in rout over South Carolina writes Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated.

--Sporting News columnist David Whitley writes about former Gators coach Steve Spurrier's latest visit to The Swamp.

--Another statement win for Muschamp writes Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel.

--Look at us now is the headline on this story by Matt Hayes of The Sporting News.

--Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda writes that Florida's defense-oriented formula works, but how long will it last?

--Florida Times-Union columnist Gene Frenette writes that Gators' biggest obstacle now might be overconfidence.

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