UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Move Up One Spot in This Week's CFB Playoff Rankings

11/08/2016 07:40 PM

The Louisville football team moved up one spot in this week’s College Football Playoff Rankings.

The Cardinals were #6 in the rankings when the rankings were revealed Tuesday evening. Last week, UofL was #7.

The Cards are coming off a big 52-7 win over Boston College on Saturday, improving their record to 8-1 overall on the season.

The main reason why Louisville jumped up was because of then-#4 Texas A&M’s 35-28 loss to Mississippi St. this past Saturday. In this week’s rankings, the Aggies are #8.

The Cardinals were not the only ones to benefit from Texas A&M’s loss. Washington, Ohio St. and Wisconsin each moved up a spot in the Top 10 as well, jumping past Texas A&M.

Here is a look at this week’s Top 10 in the CFB Playoff Rankings:

1. Alabama 9-0
2. Clemson 9-0
3. Michigan 9-0
4. Washington 9-0
5. Ohio St. 8-1
6. Louisville 8-1
7. Wisconsin 7-2
8. Texas A&M 7-2
9. Auburn 7-2
10. Penn St. 7-2

Next week’s rankings will be revealed on Tuesday, November 15 at 9 p.m. ET.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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