Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/25/12
Louisville’s defense had a very tough time stopping the run against South Florida on Saturday afternoon giving up nearly 200 yards to a USF team that hadn’t been running the ball well all season. The Cardinal’s rushing defense will have to make a big improvement tomorrow night as Cincinnati comes to town. The Bearcats lead the Big East in rushing and rank 16th in the country with 225 yards per game. Their 5.89 yards per carry is the sixth highest average in the country. The Bearcats have three of the league’s top 15 rushers. Senior running back George Winn leads the way with an average of 101 yards per game. Dual-threat quarterback Munchie Legaux spends a lot of time in the pocket, but has proven he can make plays with his legs as well, averaging 44 rushing yards per game. Sophomore running back Ralph David Abernathy leads the Big East in yards per carry at 6.62. He doesn’t get a lot of carries, but when he does, Abernathy certainly makes the most of it. The Louisville defense has been
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