Found October 20, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
USA Today Sports Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals have dropped ten spots in both national polls. Earlier today we found out that Louisville fell from 8-to-18 in the AP Poll. The USA Today Coaches Poll was recently released and revealed that Louisville has fallen from 6-to-16. The first BCS rankings of the season will be released later this evening. These will be the rankings that truly matter. RANK SCHOOL (FIRST-PLACE VOTES) RECORD POINTS LAST WEEK 1 Alabama 7-0 1,544 1 2 Oregon 7-0 1,482 2 3 Florida State 6-0 1,410 5 4 Ohio State 7-0 1,382 3 5 Baylor 6-0 1,255 12 6 Miami (Fla.) 6-0 1,186 11 7 Missouri 7-0 1,184 14 8 Stanford 6-1 1,117 13 9 Texas Tech 7-0 981 15 10 Clemson 6-1 913 4 11 UCLA 5-1 710 10 12 Oklahoma 6-1 695 18 13 (tie) Oklahoma State 5-1 688 17 13 (tie) LSU 6-2 688 8 15 Texas A%26M 5-2 622 7 16 Louisville 6-1 571 6 17 Auburn 6-1 537 NR 18 Fresno State 6-0 532 19 19 Virginia Tech 6-1 499 20 20 South Carolina 5-2 468 ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Charlie Strong says Louisville is better than UCF despite loss

There is nothing wrong when a coach feels that his team is better than another team. In fact that should be expected. But, when that is said publicly, no matter the intent of the message, after a loss, it can easily be misconstrued. That is exactly what happened as Charlie Strong addressed the media on Monday, three days after his team’s loss to UCF. “It’s hard to move on,”...

Central Florida Head Coach George O’Leary Says Charlie Strong Needs To “Look In The Mirror”

In the two press conferences that he’s had since losing to Central Florida on Friday, Louisville head coach Charlie Strong has been very complementary of George O’Leary’s team. However, although he’s give credit to the Knights for giving his team their first loss, Coach Strong has also maintained that the Cards simply gave the game away. “It’s hard to move on,” Strong...

Charlie Strong Doesn’t Think Louisville Ever Had A Chance At The BCS Title Game Because Of Its Schedule

Whatever minuscule chance Louisville ever had at qualifying for the 2014 BCS National Championship Game was all but vanquished when the Cardinals lost to unranked UCF this past Friday, 38-35. But according to Louisville coach Charlie Strong, the team never had a shot in the first place because of its weak schedule. Via The Courier-Journal‘s Steve Jones: Charlie Strong on BCS standings...

Louisville Falls All The Way To No. 18 In The AP Poll

Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals have dropped to No.18 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll after taking their first loss of the season against Central Florida. Louisville fell all the way from No. 8 to No. 18. UCF went from being unranked to No. 21. To make matters worse, Louisville took their first loss at a bad time. With all of the other upsets happening yesterday,...

Louisville-South Florida Preview

Louisville coach Charlie Strong doesn't believe his team's season is lost after one defeat. The American Athletic Conference championship and the automatic BCS bowl berth that comes with it remain in play for the No. 18 Cardinals (6-1, 2-1) despite last Friday's stunning 38-35 upset loss to Central Florida. But they'll need help from teams above them in the standings...

Louisville Opens As 21-Point Favorite Over USF, But The Line Is Quickly Changing

Orlando Sentinel Coming off of their first loss of the season, Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals will look to bounce back Saturday as they travel to Tampa, FL., to take on the South Florida Bulls. USF is 2-4 on the season. After having a terrible start, the Bulls have been riding some momentum with a 2-0 start in the American Conference. After suffering terrible losses...

It’s Time To Move On From The Central Florida Loss

I’m sure there are plenty of you out there that still haven’t gotten over Friday’s loss to Central Florida. It’s hard to argue that wasn’t the toughest home loss in the history of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. At the press conference and player interview areas following the game there wasn’t a sense of anger or disappointment, but just sadness. Charlie Strong and his...

Cards sticking together & 'staying positive'

University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong is staying positive with his team and the Cardinals are still gunning for their goals even after a 38-35 loss to Central Florida on Friday night. Cardinal Authority spoke with several players and Strong about where the team heads after the first loss of the season.

Charlie Strong Responds To NFL Speculation

NOLA.com On Sunday morning, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that Louisville head coach Charlie Strong would be a top candidate to make the jump from the college level to the pro-ranks at the end of the season. Schefter reported that the NFL’s recently formed advisory panel, which helps to identify potential minority coaching candidates, already is advocating the Louisville’s...

Louisville At No. 20 In First BCS Rankings Of The Season

The first BCS rankings were released shortly after 8:30 on Sunday evening. Unfortunately, Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals didn’t receive good news. Louisville ranked No. 20 in the initial rankings.  Oct. 20 BCS Standings BCS RK TEAM AVG PVS 1 Alabama .9841 2 2 Florida State .9348 12 3 Oregon .9320 4 4 Ohio State .8553 NR 5 Missouri...

Clint Hurtt’s Fate May Be Revealed On Tuesday

ESPN According to multiple reports from the national media, Tuesday will be a day of reckoning for the University of Miami. Two-and-a-half years after the NCAA officially opened the case; the Hurricane’s will finally learn their fate. The NCAA is expected to publicly release its infractions report Tuesday in Miami’s longstanding case involving booster Nevin Shapiro. The media...

UCF 38 – Louisville 35: Cards Collapse Late

AP Photo/Garry Jones I’m not really sure where to start. There is nothing I can say that is going to make you feel any better than you do right now. That was an extremely tough loss to take. Not just because a team that looked to on their way an undefeated season took an L in the loss column, but it’s the way that it happened. With just a few minutes left in the third quarter...
Cardinals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.