Kentucky football drops to No. 11 in latest CFP Poll

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) – Week 11’s College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night.

The Kentucky Wildcats dropped two spots to No. 11 in the rankings.

Kentucky lost to Georgia last Saturday in what was the SEC East Championship game. The Bulldogs were ranked No. 6 in last week’s poll, and come in at No. 5 this week.

Despite the loss, UK has clinched at least a second place finish in the SEC Eastern Division. Along with 2016, it is the highest finish for the Wildcats since the league split into division in 1992.

UK has at least four SEC wins in three straight seasons for the first time in school history.

Kentucky looks to bounce back after a loss the loss to Georgia when the Wildcats travel to longtime rival Tennessee this weekend. The Wildcats have not won in Knoxville since 1984 but knocked off the Volunteers in Lexington last season with a touchdown in the final minute.

The game will be televised on the SEC Network, kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m.

Alabama came in as the top team, with Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan rounding out the top four spots.

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