Gamecocks Move Up One Spot in National Rankings


Carolina Checks in at No. 12 in AP; 13th in Coaches Poll

Columbia, SC September 15, 2013 – The University of South Carolina football team moved up one notch in both national polls released today.

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The Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 SEC) are ranked 12th in this week’s Associated Press poll and are No. 13 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll.

Carolina is coming off a 35-25 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday night. The Gamecocks will have next week off before traveling to Orlando to face UCF on Saturday, September 28. UCF (3-0) is receiving votes in both polls this week following its 34-31 win at Penn State on Saturday.

Alabama (2-0) continues to lead both polls with all but one of the first-place votes. Oregon (3-0) received the other first place vote and is ranked second in both polls. Ohio State, Clemson and Stanford round out the top five in both polls.

The SEC continues to boast four teams among the nation’s top 10. Joining Alabama in both polls’ top-10 are LSU, Georgia and Texas A&M.

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AP Top 25

RK TEAM RECORD PTS

1 Alabama (59) 2-0 1499

2 Oregon (1) 3-0 1413

3 Clemson 2-0 1347

4 Ohio State 3-0 1330

5 Stanford 2-0 1241

6 LSU 3-0 1134

7 Louisville 3-0 1092

8 Florida State 2-0 1058

9 Georgia 1-1 1051

10 Texas A&M 2-1 1001

11 Oklahoma State 3-0 848

12 South Carolina 2-1 821

13 UCLA 2-0 757

14 Oklahoma 3-0 692

15 Michigan 3-0 672

16 Miami (FL) 2-0 641

17 Washington 2-0 496

18 Northwestern 3-0 487

19 Florida 1-1 412

20 Baylor 2-0 355

21 Ole Miss 3-0 300

22 Notre Dame 2-1 277

23 Arizona State 2-0 229

24 Wisconsin 2-1 87

25 Texas Tech 3-0 60

 

USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS

1 Alabama (61) 2-0 1549

2 Oregon (1) 3-0 1477

3 Ohio State 3-0 1398

4 Clemson 2-0 1331

5 Stanford 2-0 1314

6 Louisville 3-0 1128

7 LSU 3-0 1121

8 Florida State 2-0 1113

9 Texas A&M 2-1 1033

10 Georgia 1-1 1022

11 Oklahoma State 3-0 908

12 Oklahoma 3-0 839

13 South Carolina 2-1 811

14 Michigan 3-0 743

15 UCLA 2-0 699

16 Northwestern 3-0 582

17 Miami (FL) 2-0 559

18 Florida 1-1 398

19 Baylor 2-0 375

20 Washington 2-0 361

21 Notre Dame 2-1 331

22 Ole Miss 3-0 303

23 Arizona State 2-0 176

24 Michigan State 3-0 131

25 Fresno State 2-0 75