Cardinal Football

Louisville Ranked 17th In 2017 Preseason Coaches Poll

Chris Humphrey

With the 2017 College Football season now less than a month away, the Amway Preseason Coaches Poll has been released. Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals came in at No. 17.

Louisville is one of four ACC teams ranked. Florida State is ranked second, while Clemson is at No. 5. As you know, this means for the second consecutive season, Louisville will play two of the top five teams in the country, per the preseason poll.

TOP 25 TEAMS, WEEK 1

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW
1 Alabama 14-1 1603 49 2 1 1/1
2 Ohio State 11-2 1512 5 6 4 2/2
3 Florida State 10-3 1434 4 8 5 3/3
4 Southern California 10-3 1415 0 5 1 4/4
5 Clemson 14-1 1367 7 1 -4 5/5
6 Penn State 11-3 1257 0 7 1 6/6
7 Washington 12-2 1245 0 4 -3 7/7
8 Oklahoma 11-2 1237 0 3 -5 8/8
9 Michigan 10-3 959 0 10 1 9/9
10 Wisconsin 11-3 936 0 9 -1 10/10
11 Oklahoma State 10-3 912 0 11 0 11/11
12 Louisiana State 8-4 834 0 14 2 12/12
13 Auburn 8-5 819 0 22 9 13/13
14 Stanford 10-3 732 0 12 -2 14/14
15 Georgia 8-5 701 0 36 21 15/15
16 Florida 9-4 681 0 13 -3 16/16
17 Louisville 9-4 676 0 20 3 17/17
18 Miami 9-4 472 0 23 5 18/18
19 Kansas State 9-4 339 0 27 8 19/19
20 West Virginia 10-3 319 0 17 -3 20/20
21 South Florida 11-2 247 0 19 -2 21/21
22 Virginia Tech 10-4 235 0 16 -6 22/22
23 Texas 5-7 193 0 NR 0 23/23
24 Tennessee 9-4 155 0 24 0 24/24
25 Utah 9-4 109 0 21 -4 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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