Found April 11, 2014 on The Cardinal Connect:
Each week throughout the off-season I plan to bring our readers a “fan fiction” story. This week we’ll document the infamous beef between the Van Treese family and Memphis head coach Josh Pastner. If you choose to believe that this story is factual rather than fiction, there will be no judgment from me. Once known as a sweet basketball playing Hoosier from Indianapolis, Indiana, fate conspired to make Stephan Van Treese fulfill his destiny.  Stephan began to develop special powers after being bitten by a radioactive janitor in high school.  He brought his newfound powers to the city of Louisville where he began his new life as the greatest superhero of all time, Janitorman.  Janitorman represents humility, teamwork, and respect, and he only stands for truth and justice.  Charged with cleaning up any and all messes, Janitorman thanklesslyS protects all of us.  These are the continuing adventures of Janitorman. It was a calm night on the campus of UofL as Janitorman strode past the cl...

Louisville Signee Jaylen Johnson Is Flying Under The Radar

Melanie Maxwell | The Ann Arbor News When ESPN released their updated top 100 rankings for the 2014 class, it was somewhat surprising to see Louisville commit Jaylen Johnson left off of the list. Scout, Rivals and 247Sports all have Johnson in the top 62, however the four letter network left him outside of the top 100. With Montrezl Harrell on the fence regarding his future, Johnson...

Rick Pitino’s 2014 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 4 By ESPN

Yesterday the recruiting folks at ESPN released their final top 100 rankings for the 2014 basketball recruiting class. Four of the six members of Rick Pitnio’s 2014 class were ranked in the four letter network’s top 100 rankings. On Thursday, ESPN released their updated 2014 class rankings. Louisville currently comes at No. 4, behind only North Carolina, Kentucky and Duke. The...

Russ Smith Named KenPom Player of the Year For The Second Consecutive Season

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect For the second year in a row Louisville has been recognized by college basketball’s stats sage Ken Pomeroy. His statistical equations have ranked the Cardinals the best team in the country and Russ Smith the nation’s best player under his statistic. Pomeroy’s statistical ratings focus on how efficient a team is on both the offensive and...

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater has the tools to succeed in the NFL, and still has a good amount of room to grow at the professional level after playing his college career for the Louisville Cardinals. Height: 6-foot-2 1/8 Weight: 214 poounds Hand Size: 9 1/4 College: Louisville Year: Junior Strengths: Teddy Bridgewater is an extremely accurate passer impressed with good ball placement, especially...

Petrino ignites fireworks at Louisville spring game

James Quick scores quickly on a Will Gardner pass play covering 62 yards.  A game day feel to this year’s University of Louisville football spring game, the Green Lot already two-thirds full two hours before kickoff, many fans more than ready to tailgate again, hyped up, eager to experience Bobby Petrino-style football again. An estimated 27,500 of them showing up at Papa John’s...

Kevin Ware Transfers To Georgia State

We knew Kevin Ware was transferring for a while now. The former Louisville Cardinal has finally chose where he’s going to finish his collegiate career at. GSU Ware just averaged 1.7 points during nine games with Louisville this past season.  

Spring Game Primer: Expected First & Second String Lineups

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Louisville fans are counting down the hours, minutes and seconds for Friday evening’s annual Spring Game. Fans will get their first glimpse of the Bobby Petrino era number two at 7:30 PM. As expected, the standard spring game format will apply. The first team offense will go against the second team defense, and the second team offense go...

Louisville Defensive Back Jermaine Reve Will Be “Out For Some Time”

Photo: 247Sports.eve Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino conducted a press conference on Thursday afternoon to preview Friday evening’s annual spring game. Coach Petrino had plenty of good things to say about his team, but unfortunately, he did share some tough news. Redshirt junior safety Jermaine Reve suffered a knee injury during spring practices and will be “out...

Kevin Ware transferring to Georgia State

Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware, who announced plans to transfer last month, made his decision official on Twitter on Saturday, tweeting simply: "GSU."

BR Scouting Report: S Calvin Pryor

The Bears recently met with Louisville safety Calvin Pryor, one of the top safeties in this year’s draft class. Let’s go to the film room to evaluate Pryor’s potential at the next level.

Quick shows he's a playmaker for Cards

After struggling as a true freshman, former Kentucky Mr. Football James Quick has a coming out party on Friday in the Louisville Spring Game. Quick is another added playmaker for the new Bobby Petrino offense.

Gardner shines in Spring Game

With the bright lights on and more than 27,000 fans on hand for the University of Louisville Spring Game, quarterback Will Gardner had a performance worthy of the spotlight. The sophomore threw for 542 yards and 4 touchdowns in leading the Red Team to a 56-13 victory.

Pryor: Statistics, Agility, Injuries

A look back at Calvin Pryor's three-year career at Louisville, led by his All-American 2013 season.

Gardner leads Red team's 56-13 rout of White squad

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Will Gardner threw three of his four touchdown passes in the first half, and Michael Dyer ran for two scores to help the Red squad rout the White 56-13 in Louisville's spring game Friday night.
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