Found August 07, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
It appears that one of Louisville’s top returning players on the defensive side of the ball will be out for an extended period of time. Sophomore linebacker Keith Brown was noticeably absent during the Louisville football team’s first practice on Monday afternoon. Following Monday’s practice, Charlie Strong didn’t elaborate on the extent of the injury, but it doesn’t look very promising at this point. “It will take some time for him to get back out here,” Strong told the media. He also noted that the team had guys who are ready to step into that spot. As a true freshman in 2012, Brown was a bright spot for Vance Bedford’s defense. Brown appeared in 11 games and started six for the Cards. He was named a freshman All American by Brown was also named Big East Defensive Player of the Week following Louisville’s win over Temple. For the first time in Charlie Strong’s tenure, he now has solid depth at multiple positions. However, the linebacker position isn’t one of them. T...

Charlie Strong Lands Another Commitment From A Defensive Tackle

Charlie Strong picked up his third commitment of the week on Wednesday night as Chris Nelson a 6-foot-2, 295-pound, defensive tackle from Lakeland, FL., verbally pledged to the Cards. Nelson is rated as a three star prospect and is the 25th commitment for Charlie Strong’s 2014 class. The Florida native chose Louisville over Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska and North Carolina State. He...

Video: Charlie Strong Discusses The Addition Of Michael Dyer

With the 2013 fall camp getting underway today for the University of Louisville football team, Charlie Strong conducted a press conference this afternoon to take questions for the media. Coach Strong talked about multiple different things, but as you could expect, transfer Michael Dyer was the main topic. The first video below is Strong’s opening statement on the addition of Michael...

Charlie Strong Lands Commitment From Three Star Linebacker

Louisville head football coach Charlie Strong received some great news on the opening day of fall camp. Strong has picked up a commitment from three-star linebacker. Isaac Stewart, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound, prospect from Matthews, N.C., informed the staff on Monday morning of his commitment. He had been favoring Louisville for quite some time. Steward chose Louisville over Purdue and...

Charlie Strong’s 2014 Recruiting Class Now Ranked 14th In The Country

Charlie Strong picked up his 24th commitment from the 2014 class on Tuesday afternoon as Poona Ford, a four star defensive tackle from Hilton Head, S.C., verbally pledged to the Cards. Ford is now the highest ranked commit in Louisville’s 2014 class. His commitment helped bump the class to No. 14 in the Rivals rankings. Louisville’s current commitments from the 2014 class Reggie...

Strong: Dyer will get zero tolerance along with opportunity

The Michael Dyer decision has weighed heavily on Charlie Strong’s mind since he received a phone call a couple of weeks ago from Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock. It was Fitz Hill, an old friend, a former football coach and the current President at the college. “Fitz called and told he had a young man I might be interested in,” he said. “He never said his name in the...

Freshman Chucky Williams Academically Cleared. He’ll Report To Camp On Friday

Two of Charlie Strong’s class of 2013 signees still haven’t arrived to campus yet. Defensive back Donel Elam isn’t expected to make it, due to academic issues. Charlie Strong also said on Monday that the program is still waiting for Miami native Chucky Williams to be academically cleared. Strong received some good news on Wednesday afternoon. Williams, a three star safety has...

UofL football lands a new commitment

Charlie Strong has nabbed his 23rd commitment from the 2014 class as three-star linebacker Isaac Stewart pledged for the Cards today. The prospect from North Carolina stands at 6-2, 230-lbs and chose Louisville over offers from North Carolina, North Carolina State, Kentucky, Marshall, Mississippi State, and Purdue amongst many others. His final three schools were reportedly the Cards...

Charlie Strong impressed with fans, team

University of Louisville head coach Charlie Strong visited with the media following practice on Wednesday and made a point in thanking the many fans that attended the two open practices.

Notebook: Charlie Strong Press Conference

On Monday afternoon, University of Louisville head coach Charlie Strong discussed his team as it prepares to open fall camp on Tuesday night. Cardinal Authority has this notebook...

Video: Charlie Strong media day press conference

Here is Charlie Strong’s full press conference from Louisville football media day.

Poona Ford commits to Cards

Louisville football started fall practice today and Charlie Strong received some great news on the recruiting trail as four-star defensive tackle Poona Ford committed to the Cards tonight. A native of Hilton Head, South Carolina, Ford is a 6-foot, 288-lb force on the defensive line. Noted for his strength, he recorded over 150 tackles as a junior, including 44 tackles for loss. Ford...

Michael Dyer officially a Louisville Cardinal

Former Auburn University running back Michael Dyer is now a member of the University of Louisville football team. U of L coach Charlie Strong confirmed the addition to the roster on Monday afternoon. The Cardinals are preseason ranked No. 9 in the coaches’ poll and begin camp on Tuesday night.

Photo: Cardinals’ Weight Room Has “Teams That Could Slide In 2013: Louisville” ESPN Article Posted For Motivation

Louisville is a hot pick to reach the BCS National Championship Game this year. The Cardinals have (what appears to be) an easy schedule, a stud quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, and a ton of returning starters from last year’s Sugar Bowl winning squad. Add in the recent news that former Auburn running back Michael Dyer will be joining the team and it’s obvious to see why many...

Michael Dyer Officially Added To The Louisville Football Roster

In approximately one hour, the Louisville football team will have their first official practice for the 2013 season.  Fortunately for the fans, they’ll be able to see as Charlie Strong and his staff as they get their first opportunity to prepare the team for the 2013 campaign. One guy in particular that fans will probably be looking for is the newest addition to the team, Michael...

Cards' Hurtt back at work, for now

Clint Hurtt is back coaching the Louisville Cardinals as he awaits to hear the results from an NCAA investigation of the University of Miami. The Cardinals defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator returned for Tuesday's first practice after being placed on paid administrative leave this spring to allow him to respond to an NCAA letter of allegations that he received money...
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