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Sunday Headlines: UK in the new college football rankings (UPDATED)

A look at where the Cats and Vawls stand ahead of their Week 9 showdown.

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The new AP Top 25 Poll has Kentucky at No. 19 and Tennessee at No. 3.

Bill Connelly’s SP+ has the Cats up to 13 and Tennessee at No. 5.


The Kentucky Wildcats are on a much-needed bye week as they prepare to face the Tennessee Volunteers in one of, if not the biggest game of Week 9.

For now, it’s time to take a look at where the Cats and Vols stand in the new rankings ahead of their showdown in Knoxville, which takes place October 29th at 7 pm on ESPN.

Keep track here as the Week 9 top 25 polls and power rankings are unveiled.

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