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Kentucky received a vote in the preseason AP Poll

The preseason AP College Football Poll is out and Kentucky received one vote, making them the 44th best team heading into the 2018 season in the eyes of the voters.

The Cats will host two ranked opponents this season: Georgia (No. 3) and Mississippi State (No. 18). Three other SEC foes received votes, but were just outside the Top 25: South Carolina (No. 26), Florida (No. 27), and Texas A&M (No. 33). Louisville did not receive a vote.

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS
1 Alabama (42) 0-0 1505
2 Clemson (18) 0-0 1476
3 Georgia 0-0 1350
4 Wisconsin (1) 0-0 1271
5 Ohio State 0-0 1256
6 Washington 0-0 1215
7 Oklahoma 0-0 1173
8 Miami 0-0 1027
9 Auburn 0-0 1013
10 Penn State 0-0 1012
11 Michigan State 0-0 877
12 Notre Dame 0-0 804
13 Stanford 0-0 778
14 Michigan 0-0 773
15 USC 0-0 543
16 TCU 0-0 533
17 West Virginia 0-0 511
18 Mississippi State 0-0 450
19 Florida State 0-0 384
20 Virginia Tech 0-0 351
21 UCF 0-0 312
22 Boise State 0-0 292
23 Texas 0-0 216
24 Oregon 0-0 148
25 LSU 0-0 106

Others receiving votes: South Carolina 96, Florida 68, Utah 60, Oklahoma State 51, Florida Atlantic 38, Arizona 28, NC State 22, Texas A&M 21, Boston College 18, Northwestern 13, Kansas State 10, Iowa State 8, Houston 6, Memphis 3, Iowa 2, Troy 2, Fresno State 1, Arkansas State 1, Kentucky 1

I see you there, Troy.

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7 Comments for Kentucky received a vote in the preseason AP Poll



  1. RackEmWillie
    12:52 pm August 20, 2018 Permalink

    So, there’s only 4 teams on the schedule who are ranked or have received more votes than UK.

    I’ll take it for now.



    • Jake the Snake
      1:19 pm August 20, 2018 Permalink

      5 teams on the schedule are ranked ahead. Georgia, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Florida and Texas A&M received more votes.



    • RackEmWillie
      1:42 pm August 20, 2018 Permalink

      I always struggle thinking of A&M as a UK opponent.



  2. CombatMedic_98
    12:55 pm August 20, 2018 Permalink

    Louisville WHO!?



  3. JohnnyCheeseSticks
    2:15 pm August 20, 2018 Permalink

    That’s because Louisville sucks without their one-trick pony.



  4. Sentient Third Eye
    4:20 pm August 20, 2018 Permalink

    Gotta start somewhere.

  5. 1 is better than 0 I guess, but it’s 1 less than Neal Brown’s team.