The University of Kentucky football team will face five opponents this season that were ranked in the pre-season USA Today Coaches Poll revealed Thursday.
Kentucky visits fourth-ranked Louisiana State on Oct. 1, No. 12 South Carolina on Oct. 8 and No. 22 Georgia on Nov. 19.
The Wildcats play host to No. 23 Florida on Sept. 24 and No. 20 Mississippi State on Oct. 29.
The Southeastern Conference placed eight of its 12 teams in the top 25 — the most of any conference — with No. 2 Alabama, No. 14 Arkansas and No. 19 Auburn also included.
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Tennessee was among schools also receiving votes. Kentucky, Vanderbilt and Mississippi did not receive votes.
Neither Louisville nor Western Kentucky received votes in the poll.
Louisville does not have a game this season against a pre-season top-25 opponent, as no schools from the Big East were ranked.
Western Kentucky's one top-25 foe is No. 4 LSU, on Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge, La.
Oklahoma beat out Alabama for the No. 1 ranking, leading a contingent of five teams from the Big 12 in the poll. The Big Ten also placed five schools in the top 25.