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Louisville jumps to No. 5 in College Football Playoff Rankings

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The College Football Playoff Selection Committee unveiled its third rankings Tuesday on ESPN.

The Louisville Cardinals jumped one spot to come in at No. 5.

The 9-1 Cardinals are ranked No. 3 in both the AP and Coaches Poll. They are on a short week, preparing to play at Houston on Thursday night on ESPN.

The committee will unveil new rankings every Tuesday until the final playoff teams are chosen at noon on Dec. 4.

Here is the Top 25 from Tuesday night's show: 

1. Alabama

2. Ohio State

3. Michigan

4. Clemson

5. Louisville

6.  Washington

7. Wisconsin

8. Penn State

9. Oklahoma

10. Colorado

11. Oklahoma State

12. Utah

13. USC

14. West Virginia

15. Auburn

16. LSU

17. Florida State

18. Nebraska

19. Tennessee

20. Boise State

21. Western Michigan

22. Washington State

23. Florida

24. Stanford

25. Texas A&M

The Cardinals will be in prime time Thursday night, when the travel to Houston for a 8 p.m. game on ESPN.

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