Gamecocks Inch Up in Polls
Connor Shaw led the Gamecocks to a convincing win over Kentucky.
 
Connor Shaw led the Gamecocks to a convincing win over Kentucky.

Oct. 9, 2011

The University of South Carolina football team rose three notches in the Associated Press poll to number 15 in the country, and one spot in the USA Today/Coaches poll to number 13, it was announced today.

The Gamecocks (5-1, 3-1 SEC) are coming off a convincing 54-3 rout of the Kentucky Wildcats. Up next for Carolina is a trip to Starkville to face the Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-3, 0-3 SEC) in a 12:21 pm ET start on Saturday, Oct. 15.

The Gamecocks will return to the practice fields Monday night at 7 pm.

AP Top 25

RK TEAM RECORD PTS

1 LSU (40) 6-0 1450

2 Alabama (10) 6-0 1405

3 Oklahoma (8) 5-0 1382

4 Wisconsin 5-0 1243

5 Boise State (1) 5-0 1222

6 Oklahoma State 5-0 1176

7 Stanford 5-0 1164

8 Clemson 6-0 1080

9 Oregon 4-1 1000

10 Arkansas 5-1 921

11 Michigan 6-0 868

12 Georgia Tech 6-0 741

13 West Virginia 5-1 659

14 Nebraska 5-1 642

15 South Carolina 5-1 608

16 Illinois 6-0 594

17 Kansas State 5-0 580

18 Arizona State 5-1 414

19 Virginia Tech 5-1 410

20 Baylor 4-1 308

21 Texas A&M 3-2 251

22 Texas 4-1 216

23 Michigan State 4-1 181

24 Auburn 4-2 156

25 Houston 6-0 142

USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS

1 Oklahoma (32) 5-0 1434

2 LSU (15) 6-0 1409

3 Alabama (11) 6-0 1399

4 Wisconsin (1) 5-0 1244

5 Stanford 5-0 1232

6 Boise State 5-0 1170

7 Oklahoma State 5-0 1168

8 Clemson 6-0 1046

9 Oregon 4-1 995

10 Michigan 6-0 891

11 Arkansas 5-1 871

12 Georgia Tech 6-0 805

13 South Carolina 5-1 678

14 Nebraska 5-1 671

15 Illinois 6-0 634

16 West Virginia 5-1 528

17 Virginia Tech 5-1 523

18 Kansas State 5-0 462

19 Michigan State 4-1 431

20 Arizona State 5-1 343

21 Texas 4-1 243

22 Houston 6-0 200

23 Texas A&M 3-2 198

24 Baylor 4-1 185

25 Penn State 5-1 77