The USAToday Coaches Poll was released Thursday and the University of Louisville Football team was not in the initial poll for the 2018 season. The Cards did receive 3 votes in the poll. Several of UofL’s opponents DID make the Top 25…. most notably Alabama & Clemson at #1 & #2 respectively. Florida State also came in at #19 while conference mates that UofL will not face in 2018 also made the poll: Miami #8, Notre Dame #11, and Virginia Tech #17.

Previous UofL Pre-Season Coaching Poll Starts & Finishes

USAToday Coaches Poll Start Season End Season
2017 #17 NR
2016 #19 #21
2015 NR NR
2014 NR #24
2013 #9 #15
2012 NR #13
2011 NR NR
2010 NR NR
2009 NR NR
2008 NR NR
2007 #10 NR
2006 #13 #6
2005 #12 #19
2004 NR #6
2003 NR NR
2002 #17 NR
2001 NR #16
2000 NR NR

 

TOP 25 TEAMS, WEEK Pre-Season

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW
1 Alabama 13-1 1621 61 NR 1/1
2 Clemson 12-2 1547 3 NR 2/2
3 Ohio State 12-2 1458 1 NR 3/3
4 Georgia 13-2 1452 0 NR 4/4
5 Oklahoma 12-2 1288 0 NR 5/5
6 Washington 10-3 1245 0 NR 6/6
7 Wisconsin 13-1 1243 0 NR 7/7
8 Miami 10-3 1091 0 NR 8/8
9 Penn State 11-2 1050 0 NR 9/9
10 Auburn 10-4 1004 0 NR 10/10
11 Notre Dame 10-3 892 0 NR 11/11
12 Michigan State 10-3 870 0 NR 12/12
13 Stanford 9-5 768 0 NR 13/13
14 Michigan 8-5 752 0 NR 14/14
15 Southern California 11-3 691 0 NR 15/15
16 Texas Christian 11-3 530 0 NR 16/16
17 Virginia Tech 9-4 524 0 NR 17/17
18 Mississippi State 9-4 407 0 NR 18/18
19 Florida State 7-6 328 0 NR 19/19
20 West Virginia 7-6 310 0 NR 20/20
21 Texas 7-6 265 0 NR 21/21
22 Boise State 11-3 261 0 NR 22/22
23 Central Florida 13-0 259 0 NR 23/23
24 Louisiana State 9-4 254 0 NR 24/24
25 Oklahoma State 10-3 168 0 NR 25/25
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