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Louisville matches highest-ranking ever, moves to No. 3 in new AP poll

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For the second time in the history of the Louisville football program, the Cards are ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press Top 25. U of L also received six first-place voted in the poll, the only nods for the top spot they have ever received besides a single vote in the 2005 preseason poll.

Here's your full AP top 25 heading into week four:

AP Top 25

1 Alabama (50) 3-0 
2 Ohio State (4) 3-0 
3 Louisville (6) 3-0
4 Michigan (1) 3-0 
5 Clemson 3-0 
6 Houston 3-0 
7 Stanford 2-0
8 Michigan State 2-0
9 Washington 3-0
10 Texas A&M 3-0 
11 Wisconsin 3-0
12 Georgia 3-0
13 Florida State 2-1
14 Tennessee 3-0
15 Miami 3-0
16 Baylor 3-0 
17 Arkansas 3-0
18 LSU 2-1 
19 Florida 3-0
20 Nebraska 3-0 
21 Texas 2-1 
22 San Diego State 3-0
23 Ole Miss 1-2
24 Utah 3-0 
25 Oklahoma 1-2 

Dropped from rankings: Iowa 13, Notre Dame 18, Oregon 22

Others receiving votes: TCU 132, North Dakota State 74, UCLA 74, Boise State 69, Iowa 47, California 44, Oklahoma State 42, Notre Dame 32, Oregon 23, Georgia Tech 17, North Carolina 17, Central Michigan 16, South Florida 7, Toledo 6, Western Michigan 6, Arizona State 3, Maryland 3, Virginia Tech 1

The Cards enjoyed a similar climb in the coaches' poll, where they jumped from No. 10 to No. 4.

1 Alabama (59) 3-0
2 Ohio State (3) 3-0 
3 Clemson (1) 3-0 
4 Louisville 3-0 
5 Michigan 3-0 
6 Stanford 2-0 
7 Houston 3-0
8 Michigan State 2-0
9 Washington 3-0
10 Wisconsin 3-0 
11 Georgia 3-0
12 Tennessee 3-0
13 Texas A&M 3-0
14 Florida State 2-1 
15 Baylor 3-0 
16 Florida 3-0
17 LSU 2-1 
18 Arkansas 3-0
19 Miami 3-0
20 Nebraska 3-0
21 Ole Miss 1-2 
TCU 2-1 
23 Utah 3-0 
24 Texas 2-1
25 Iowa 2-1 

Dropped from rankings: Oklahoma 14, Notre Dame 18, Oregon 21

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 106, North Carolina 95, San Diego State 87, UCLA 81, Boise State 62, Oregon 50, Oklahoma State 46, Arizona State 34, South Florida 32, Georgia Tech 28, Notre Dame 23, West Virginia 19, Western Michigan 16, Minnesota 11, Navy 10, Toledo 6, Central Michigan 6, California 6, Maryland 4, Memphis 4, Kansas State 4, Army 2, Auburn 2, Western Kentucky 2