Gators pick up some votes in the latest USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll

The Gators defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks 38-6 on Saturday, garnering some support from voters in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll.

Florida ended this week’s poll with eight points, which is good for an unofficial share of No. 34 on the list. Pittsburgh and Kentucky also received eight votes.

Given the losses the team has suffered so far, it’s somewhat surprising that Florida is struggling to gain support at this point this year. Three of Florida’s four losses this season have come to teams currently ranked in the top 10 (Georgia, LSU and Tennessee). Losing in Kentucky is looking a little worse now that the Wildcats have stumbled from the top 25 and are losing to Vanderbilt.

UF has two weeks left to impress the Votes, and a win over Florida State in the regular-season finals could be just the ticket. The Seminoles are currently 20th on the Coaches Poll, so it would be a quality win for the Gators.

Here’s a look at the survey in its entirety.

Georgia Bulldogs

Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #1

Ohio state horse chestnuts

Adam Cairns-The Columbus Dispatch

Last week: #2

Michigan Wolverines

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #3

Texas Christian Horned Frogs

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #4

Tennessee volunteers

Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #5

USC Trojans

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #7

LSU Tiger

Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #8

Alabama Crimson Tide

Gary Cosby Jr-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: 11

Clemson Tiger

Ken Ruinard-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #12

Utah Utes

Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #13

Tar heels from North Carolina

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #14

Penn State Nittany Lions

Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #15

Oregon ducks

Chris Pietsch/The Register Guard/USA TODAY NETWORK

Last week: June 6th

Ole Miss Rebels

Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #9

Washington Huskies

Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY sports

Last week: #23

UCLA Bruins

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #10

Kansas State Wildcats

Chris Jones-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #22

UCF Knight

Rebecca Warren-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #21

Notre Dame fights the Irish

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #25

Florida State Seminoles

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: NO

Cincinnati Bearcats

Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: NO

Tulane Green Wave

Rebecca Warren-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #17

Chanticleers on the Carolina coast

David Yeazell-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: NO

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Sarah Phipps-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: NO

NC State wolf pack

Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: #16

Others get votes

Texas 76; State of Oregon 62; Illinois 48; Texas-San Antonio 40; Troy 32; Minnesota 30; Duke 24; freedom 9; Pittsburgh 8; Kentucky 8; Florida 8; State of Boise 5; Air Force 5; Wachwald 3; South Alabama 2; Toledo 1

Schools failed

No. 18 Texas; No. 19 Freedom; No. 20 Illinois; No. 24 Kentucky.

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