Found February 29, 2012 on The Cardinal Connect:
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It would be hard to find three better guys to root for than Kyle Kuric, Jared Swopshire, and Chris Smith. You don’t hang banners from having nice kids in your program, but I think sometimes fans take for granted how likeable these three young men are. Kuric, Swopshire, and Smith’s careers here at Louisville will end much differently than most expected they first arrived. All three have vastly overachieved.   Louisville’s 2008 recruiting class consisted of Samardo Samuels, Terrence Jennings, Jared Swopshire, and Kyle Kuric. Rivals and Scout both rated that class in the top 10 nationally. Four years later, on Louisville’s 2012 senior night, two walk-ons and a guy who only played three seasons will be honored. Just think. Had Kyle Kuric not overachieved like he did and Chris Smith not have landed on Louisville’s doorstep, how sorry would that 2008 recruiting class look four years later? As much as we sometimes criticize Louisville’s senior captains for being inconsistent, had these gu...
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