Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 4/30/15
Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect The 2014 College Football Preseason Poll was released on Thursday afternoon. I don’t consider it much of a surprise, but Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals were not featured in the top 25. It’s not that I don’t think this team is worthy of a top 25 vote, however most national projections show Louisville right outside of the top 25. Louisville did receive 32 total votes, which ranks them at 36th in the country. Just three teams from the ACC were ranked in the top 25. Miami and Duke were just outside the top 25 and actually received more votes than Louisville. RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS FIRST PLACE VOTES 1 Florida State Seminoles 14-0 1543 56 2 Alabama Crimson Tide 11-2 1455 0 3 Oklahoma Sooners 11-2 1382 3 4 Oregon Ducks 11-2 1314 1 5 Auburn Tigers 12-2 1271 0 6 Ohio State Buckeyes 12-2 1267 1 7 UCLA Bruins 10-3 1085 0 8 Michigan State Spartans 13-1 1050 0 9 South Carolina Gamecocks 11-2 1009 1 10 Baylor Bears 11-2 965 ...
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