Louisville football ranked 11th in one preseason poll

U-of-L's football team is ranked 11th in the Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook's preseason Top 25 poll.

(AP) - The University of Louisville football team is ranked 11th in the Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook's preseason Top 25 poll. The Cardinals were 11-to-1 last season. The team will return 15 starters and 45 letterwinners who finished sixth in the final Associated Press Poll. U-of-L will also join the BIG EAST Conference this fall. Topping Blue Ribbon's poll is U-S-C. BIG EAST Conference member Pittsburgh also appears in the poll at 18th. The Cardinals will host Pittsburgh on November 3rd at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Five of the eight teams in the BIG EAST's new configuration played in bowl games last season. And seven of the eleven schools on Louisville's 2005 schedule played in bowl games last season.