- The latest AP Top 25 Poll still has the Kentucky Wildcats at No. 20, while the Florida Gators moved all the way up to No. 12 after being previously unranked.
- 247 Sports’ latest SEC power rankings have Kentucky ranked No. 7 in the league.
Of course, if you see any rankings we missed, feel free to link them in the comments section!
The first round of new college football rankings are out. Here is where the Kentucky Wildcats stand in them:
- No. 20 in the Coaches Top 25 Poll. The Florida Gators checked in at No. 19.
- No. 23 is the USA Today Sports re-ranking of all 131 FBS teams.
- No. 22 in the CBS Sports power rankings.
- No. 18 in The Athletic’s ranking of all 131 teams.
- No. 20 in ESPN FPI.
- Our own Samuel Hahn’s SEC power rankings have Kentucky at No. 6 in the league.
Check back later for more rankings!
Good morning BBN. Hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend.
This is easily one of, if not the most exciting time of the year for sports fans, as college football is back in full force, while the NFL makes its long-awaited return this week.
Following a three-day weekend, the latest college football top 25 polls and power rankings are being unveiled today.
Don’t expect the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats to make much of a jump, if any, following their win over Miami (OH). In fact, don’t be shocked at all if the previously-unranked Florida Gators jump the Wildcats after the former scored arguably the biggest Week 1 win of any program, beating No. 7 Utah in the first game of the Billy Napier era.
We’ll be uploading the latest top 25 polls and power rankings throughout the day as they’re released, so follow along to see where Kentucky checks in.
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