LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) – Neither the Cardinals nor the Wildcats managed to crack the AP preseason top 25 poll.
In the first AP poll of the 2015 season, the Cardinals received seven votes, essentially making them number 32 to start the season. The Wildcats did not receive any votes.
The defending champion Ohio State Buckeyes were the unanimous number one.
U of L’s schedule features three teams ranked in the AP top 25 preseason poll. The Cards play 6th ranked Auburn on September 5th in Atlanta. They host number 12 Clemson on September 17th. U of L will also visit 10th ranked Florida State on October 17th.
The Cats play four preseason top 25 teams. UK is home for number 24 Missouri on September 26th. The Wildcats are also home for number 6 Auburn on October 15th. UK hosts number 25 Tennessee on October 31st. The only road game for the Cats against a preseason top 25 team s occurs on November 7th against Georgia.
The ACC had three ranked teams. The SEC led all leagues with eight ranked teams.