Kentucky Football is moving on up in the latest college football rankings!
- The Coaches Top 25 Poll moved the Wildcats to No. 18.
- The AP Top 25 Poll bumped them to No. 19.
- ESPN’s Power Rankings have Kentucky up to No. 18.
- The Pro Football Network Power Rankings put the Cats at No. 20.
- The ESPN Football Power Index has Kentucky at No. 31, up five spots from last week.
- The new Saturday Down South SEC Power Rankings have the Cats up No. 6. Georgia (2) and Tennessee (1) are at the top.
It wasn’t always pretty, but for the second time this season, the Kentucky Wildcats took down a top-16 foe.
After beating then-No. 12 Florida in Week 2, Kentucky used another suffocating defensive effort to down No. 16 Mississippi State by a 27-17 margin that included a defensive score for the Bulldogs.
The Cats will now get a much-needed bye week while preparing to face the Tennessee Volunteers in Week 7, who will be ranked in the top five after beating Alabama and assuming the Vols beat UT-Martin next week.
Check back here later to see where Kentucky stands in the new college football rankings.
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