Found October 14, 2012 on The Cardinal Connect:
The initial BCS rankings for the 2012 college football season were released on Sunday afternoon. For the first time since the 2006 season, Louisville was ranked in the top 25, coming in at No. 16. Although there is still a lot of work to be done this year, being ranked No. 16 in the initial BCS poll is a big deal for the program. Its remarkable how quickly Charlie Strong has been able to get the program back where it belongs. Louisville was one of three Big East teams currently ranked in the BCS standings. Surprisingly Rutgers is ranked No. 16, one spot ahead of Louisville. Cincinnati is ranked No. 21. INITIAL BCS TOP 25
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