Gamecocks preseason pick for SEC title game

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) - The votes are in and the results show South Carolina will play for the SEC championship in December.

According to an annual vote by the conference's 14 football information directors, South Carolina will play Alabama on December 6 at the Georgia Dome.

The News 68th annual Spring SEC football report shows the Gamecocks and Crimson Tide will win their respective by the BirANNUAL REPORT BY THE BIRMINGHAM NEWS

The Gamecocks received five first-place votes putting them ahead of Georgia which received two first-place votes. Alabama also received five first-place votes to win the SEC West ahead of Auburn.

Gamecock runningback Mike Davis and guard A.J. Cann were also voted to the first-team offense.

Next season's SEC champion is considered a lock to qualify for college football's new four-team playoff.