Cardinal Football

Louisville Cardinal Football Climbs In Both Polls

Photo: Chris Humphrey

After a 70-14 blowout win over Charlotte in their season opener as well as multiple ranked teams losing in week one, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals have climbed in both major polls.

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Louisville is up from No. 19 to No. 13 in the Associated Press Poll and from No. 23 to No. 15 in the Amway Coaches Poll.

AP Poll

Rank Team Previous Rank Points
1 Alabama 1 1,518
2 Clemson 2 1,416
3 Florida State 4 1,413
4 Ohio State 6 1,324
5 Michigan 7 1,261
6 Houston 15 1,243
7 Stanford 8 1,140
8 Washington 14 884
9 Georgia 18 877
10 Wisconsin NR 759
11 Texas NR 743
12 Michigan State 12 722
13 Louisville 19 686
14 Oklahoma 3 664
15 TCU 13 635
16 Iowa 17 588
17 Tennessee 9 573
18 Notre Dame 10 528
19 Ole Miss 11 493
20 Texas A&M NR 477
21 LSU 5 423
22 Oklahoma State 21 409
23 Baylor 23 296
24 Oregon 24 242
25 Miami (FL) NR 137

Amway Coaches Poll

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW
1 Alabama 1-0 1598 62 1 0 1/1
2 Clemson 1-0 1513 2 2 0 2/2
3 Florida State 1-0 1454 0 4 1 4/4
4 Ohio State 1-0 1424 0 5 1 5/5
5 Stanford 1-0 1284 0 7 2 7/7
6 Michigan 1-0 1261 0 8 2 8/8
7 Houston 1-0 1213 0 13 6 13/13
8 Michigan State 1-0 1027 0 11 3 11/11
9 Georgia 1-0 934 0 16 7 16/16
10 Iowa 1-0 797 0 15 5 15/15
11 Washington 1-0 782 0 18 7 18/18
12 Texas Christian 1-0 719 0 14 2 14/14
13 Oklahoma 0-1 707 0 3 -10 3/3
14 Tennessee 1-0 657 0 10 -4 10/10
15 Louisville 1-0 635 0 23 8 23/23
16 Wisconsin 1-0 583 0 27 11
17 Oklahoma State 1-0 555 0 19 2 19/19
18 Mississippi 0-1 534 0 12 -6 12/12
19 Baylor 1-0 481 0 21 2 21/21
20 Texas 1-0 439 0 32 12
21 Notre Dame 0-1 426 0 9 -12 9/9
22 Louisiana State 0-1 418 0 6 -16 6/6
23 Oregon 1-0 385 0 22 -1 22/22
24 Texas A&M 1-0 302 0 31 7
25 Florida 1-0 182 0 25 0 25/25
Nick Coffey

Nick Coffey is the creator and lead publisher for TheCardinalConnect.com. Along with covering Louisville basketball, football and recruiting, Nick also hosts The Red Zone weekdays from noon – 3:00 PM on Cards Radio 790 KRD.

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