The Gamecocks (6-3, 4-3 SEC) slipped four notches in the A.P. poll and fell five spots in the Coaches’ poll following their 41-20 setback against Arkansas on Saturday night. They were 18th in the A.P. poll and 17th in the Coaches poll last week. The Gamecocks are ranked in the Top-25 for the 10th-straight week, their longest consecutive stretch since the 2001 season.
USC will travel to Gainesville to take on the 24th-ranked Florida Gators (6-3, 4-3 SEC) on Saturday, November 13. Game time is set for 7:15 p.m. and the game will be televised nationally on either ESPN or ESPN2. The winner will represent the SEC Eastern Division in the SEC Championship game in Atlanta on Saturday, December 4.