Found September 12, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
Just 43 days after de-committing from Louisville, four star point guard Quentin Snider has decided on a new school. Snider committed to the University of Illinois on Thursday afternoon at Ballard High School in front of the media along with his family and friends. It’s still somewhat of a shock to me that Quentin won’t be wearing a Louisville Cardinal uniform in 2014. The Louisville native maintains that he decided to reopen his recruiting due to the fact that he was unsure of what his role would be in Pitino’s system. After de-committing, the Louisville staff decided to part ways and no longer pursued Snider. His decision came down to UCLA and Illinois, but the four star point guard also had scholarship offers from multiple other schools, including Connecticut, Cincinnati, Marquette, Memphis, Michigan State, Minnesota and West Virginia, among others. Illinois head coach John Groce is entering his second year with the program and is off to quick start on the recruiting trail. Snider...

Fan has creepy Rick Pitino tattoo

We’ve seen fans go to some pretty crazy extremes to show support for their beloved teams. One of the most common ways is getting a tattoo. Some recent notables are an Alabama fan’s with a pretty obvious and embarrassing spelling error, an Arkansas fan’s tattoo complete with a razorback dangling an LSU Tiger by the tail, and some Nebraska ink showing support for Jack Hoffman...

Stephen Zimmerman after Pitino visit: 'Wow'

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino was in Las Vegas today checking on a couple of prospects, including top junior Stephen Zimmerman. Cardinal Authority has the latest on how the visit with the family went on Wednesday.

Cliff Alexander Will No Longer Take An Official Visit To Louisville

One of Rick Pitino’s top targets in the 2014 class has decided that he will no longer take a visit to Louisville. Cliff Alexander, a five star power forward from Chicago had maintained for the past few months that Louisville would be one of his five official visits. Unfortunately, Alexander has decided to take his fifth official visit to Illinois instead. Although Alexander isn’t...

Pitino expected to see two prospects

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino is expected back on the recruiting trail on Wednesday. Cardinal Authority has the latest on where the newest Hall of Fame member is expected to visit.

Photo: Fan gets massive Rick Pitino face tattooed on leg

A Louisville Cardinals fan has gotten a massive leg tattoo of coach Rick Pitino's face to commemorate the 2013 national title.

Kevin Ware Received Some Good News On Tuesday

According to Louisville Sports Information Director Kenny Klein, junior guard Kevin Ware received some good news regarding his injured leg. Klein reports that Ware is expected to be back on the court and resume full time basketball activities in four weeks. There has been a lot of talk about Louisville’s dynamic backcourt for the 2013-14 season, but Ware’s name is rarely mentioned...

Teddy Bridgewater Will Return To The Place Where It All Started

On Saturday afternoon, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will head back to where it all started. Nearly two years ago to the exact day is when the Bridgewater legacy all began. As a true freshman in his third career game, Bridgewater was thrown to the wolves on the road in a rivalry game after starting quarterback Will Stein went down in the first quarter with a shoulder injury...

Tough talk as UK defenders prepare for Bridgewater

The thing about Teddy Bridgewater is that he has no fear. Watch him get creamed by Florida’s Dominique Easley, surviving a knockout blow on his first play in the Sugar Bowl. Watch him get to his feet and complete a 25-yard pass to Eli Rogers for a first down on the next play. Watch him pick Florida apart. Watch him play with ankle and wrist injuries while leading his University...

Recap: Charlie Strong Radio Show

Charlie Strong had his third radio show of the season on Thursday night at the Tumbleweed restaurant on River Rd. Coach Strong didn’t share any ground breaking news on the program, but here is a brief recap. As always, there was some talk about star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Coach Strong talked about how although Bridgewater was great last year; he’s really improved a lot...

Four Star Linebacker Favoring Louisville

As it stands today, Louisville offensive coordinator Shawn Watson is pretty loaded in the backfield. However, when it comes to recruiting, you’re always looking to add continued talent and depth. D’Ernest Johnson, a four star running back from  Immokalee, FL., is currently a top target for Charlie Strong’s staff and apparently the feeling is mutual. Johnson shared this photo...

Some Serious Competition In The Louisville Backfield

Shawn Watson and Kenny Carter have plenty of options when it comes to running the football. The trio of Senorise Perry, Michael Dyer and Dominique Brown gives Louisville arguably one of the deepest backfields in the country. While all three guys have proven to be solid running backs at the collegiate level, none have stepped up and earned the full time starting job. “No one has...

Louisville Cardinals fan’s Rick Pitino tattoo is straight-up nightmare fuel (photo)

Good Lord. It is not at all uncommon for big-time sports fans to get tattoos in order to pay tribute to a beloved team or favorite player. Sometimes, as is the case with this Boston Bruins tattoo, the results are excellent. Other times, the inked outcome is acceptable, like this James Harden tattoo. And then […]The post Louisville Cardinals fan’s Rick Pitino tattoo is straight...

GAMEDAY: UK vs Louisville

Everything you need to know about Saturday's Governor's Cup rivalry game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals.

Christian 'just another weapon' for Cards

University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater found a new weapon last week, connecting with tight end Gerald Christian for five catches and a touchdown. The former Florida transfer is a big part of the U of L offense.

Keith Brown Is Back On The Practice Field For Louisville

Louisville sophomore linebacker Keith Brown is one of the many talented returning pieces for Vance Bedford’s defense this season. Unfortunately, the Miami native has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury for the past couple of months. The biggest news coming from the Louisville practice field this evening was that Brown is back in action. Vance Bedford said that although Brown...
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