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October 28, 2020

Kentucky up to No. 5 in ESPN’s Preseason Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am October 28, 2020 10/28/20

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With Olivier Sarr and Jacob Toppin now eligible, Kentucky is a preseason Top 5 team in the eyes of the Worldwide Leader. ESPN’s Jeff Borzello updated his “Way-Too-Early Top 25” for the upcoming season, and Kentucky jumped from No. 12 to No. 5 thanks to Sarr’s presence inside. “Kentucky makes the biggest jump from the…

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August 19, 2020

Kentucky makes Top 20 of Yahoo Sports’ Preseason Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm August 19, 2020 8/19/20

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Another day, another preseason Top 25 that includes the University of Kentucky. Today’s comes to us from the staff at Yahoo Sports, which believes the Wildcats are the No. 18 team in the country ahead of this very weird season. Kentucky is one of eight SEC teams on the list, along with Alabama (No. 2),…

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August 18, 2020

Kentucky in the Top 25 of CBS Sports’ new rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30pm August 18, 2020 8/18/20

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With the Big Ten and Pac-12 not playing this fall, national media outlets are shuffling their preseason rankings. This morning, Chip Patterson revised the CBS Sports 130 ranking of all 130 FBS teams to the CBS Sports 76. Kentucky is No. 21, one of seven SEC teams in the top 25. Clemson is No. 1,…

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June 16, 2020

Kentucky moves up in ESPN’s Way-Too-Early Top 25

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am June 16, 2020 6/16/20

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ESPN’s Jeff Borzello updated his Way-Too-Early Top 25 this morning and despite the uncertainty around Olivier Sarr’s eligibility, Kentucky moved up. The Cats climbed from No. 13 to No. 11, with room to grow should the NCAA grant Sarr’s waiver to play this season. 11. Kentucky Wildcats Previous: 13 There’s no word yet on Olivier…

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November 11, 2019

Kentucky is the new No. 1 team in the AP Top 25

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:13pm November 11, 2019 11/11/19

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As expected, Kentucky is the new No. 1 team in the country. The Cats took over the top spot from Michigan State following Tuesday’s 69-62 win in the Champions Classic and Friday night’s rout of Eastern Kentucky. Duke, Michigan State, Louisville, and Kansas round out the top five. Kentucky received 64 first-place votes, with the…

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October 21, 2019

Kentucky No. 2 in the AP Top 25 Preseason Poll

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:10pm October 21, 2019 10/21/19

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It will be No. 1 vs. No. 2 to start the season. The AP Preseason Top 25 poll was just released and Kentucky came in at No. 2, right behind No. 1 Michigan State. The Cats got two first-place votes, while the Spartans got 60. Kansas, Duke, and Louisville round out the top five, with…

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September 23, 2019

Kentucky takes a major tumble in USA Today’s Re-Rank

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm September 23, 2019 9/23/19

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Two weeks ago, Kentucky was as high as No. 28 in USA Today’s weekly ranking of the 130 teams in college football. After back-to-back losses, the Cats are still in the top 50 — but just barely. Kentucky fell 15 spots to No. 50 in this week’s re-rank, which is still ahead of future opponents…

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September 17, 2019

Kentucky still in Top 20 of PFF’s Power Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm September 17, 2019 9/17/19

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Kentucky may not have gotten a single vote in the AP Poll following the Florida loss, but the Cats are still in the top 20 of Pro Football Focus’ power rankings. Kentucky dropped two spots to No. 20 in the rankings, which are based on the site’s unique offensive, defensive, and special teams grades. PFF’s Ben Brown…

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September 10, 2019

Kentucky jumps nine more spots in USA Today’s Re-Rank

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm September 10, 2019 9/10/19

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Last week, Kentucky jumped 15 spots in USA Today’s re-rank of the 130 teams in college football. After beating Eastern Michigan, the Cats moved up nine more spots, despite the fact that they lost starting quarterback Terry Wilson for the season. Kentucky is now No. 28 in the rankings, behind Washington and ahead of North…

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September 4, 2019

Kentucky is No. 18 in Pro Football Focus’ Power Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm September 4, 2019 9/4/19

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Kentucky may not be ranked in the AP or Coaches Polls, but they did crack another outlet’s Top 25. Pro Football Focus, a popular statistics site, included Kentucky in its latest Top 25 Power Rankings. The Cats came in at No. 18, behind Wisconsin and ahead of Utah and Missouri. “Kentucky took care of Toledo…

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