Cardinals 12th in newest polls

Following Sunday's 31-24 road win over in-state rival Kentucky, the Cardinals find themselves ranked No.12 in the two major polls.

Following it's 31-24 road win at in-state Kentucky on Sunday, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino's Cardinal squad find's itself No.12 in the newest rankings released by the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches Polls.

After beginning the season ranked 14th in the preseason coaches poll, Louisville rose two spots in the latest rankings, while remaining at No.12 in the newest AP poll.

Top-ranked Southern Cal received 60 of the available 62 first-place votes in the coaches poll, with second-ranked Texas claiming the remaining two. Michigan, Tennessee and LSU round out the top five.

Virginia Tech, Ohio State, Iowa, Georgia and Florida make up the rest of the top ten.

Georgia Tech, Notre Dame and Fresno State enter the coaches poll, while Texas A&M, Boise State and Pittsburgh fall out.

Louisville no longer has a first-place vote in the latest Associated Press poll, but the Cardinals did remain at No.12.

As with the coaches poll, No.1 Southern Cal grabbed the majority of the 65 available first-place votes. 2nd-ranked Texas received four first-places votes, with the defending BCS Champions claiming the rest.

Michigan, Ohio State, LSU, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Iowa, Georgia and Florida make the rest of the AP top ten.

TCU is the lone new member of the AP poll.

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