South Carolina was picked by the media to finish last in the SEC East in 2016.
Does Will Muschamp care? Not at all.
He told reporters as much during a Thursday morning interview at SEC Media Days, a few hours before the poll was released later that afternoon.
“You guys are wrong every year,” Muschamp said of the media selections.
He provided further context, when SEC officials made the announcement.
“Who cares? It doesn’t even matter,” Muschamp said.
The Gamecocks already have bulletin board material, as they head into the first game of the season against Vanderbilt.
Thursday’s news adds fuel to a fire that’s been burning for over eight months.
“At the end of the day, if you aren’t motivated coming off 3-9 … something is wrong with you,” Muschamp said.