Gamecocks finish in top 25, first time since 2001

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina football squad finished the 2010 season ranked 22nd in the country in both the final Associated Press and USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches polls.

The Gamecocks finished the season with a 9-5 record and captured their first SEC Eastern Division title.

They finished in the nation's top-25 for the first time since the 2001 season.

South Carolina was one of six Southeastern Conference schools to earn a spot in the final rankings, joining national champion Auburn, LSU, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi State.

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