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Gamecocks rise in USA Today Coaches Poll

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A day after slugging Kentucky in 54 - 3 rout, the Gamecock football team and coach Steve Spurrier got a vote of confidence in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

Rising one spot to #13, the Gamecocks now must prepare to face Mississippi State (3-3 SEC 0-3) in Starkville on Saturday.

The Associated Press Top 25 poll will be released Sunday afternoon. The Gamecocks currently sit at #18 on that poll.

Meanwhile, there was no movement at the top of the poll with Oklahoma, LSU and Alabama taking the top three spots.

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