Posted January 19, 2013 on
Two former University of Louisville football players – Alex Kupper and Mario Benavides – will take a major step towards what they hope is a professional football career on Saturday night. The two offensive linemen will participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Both players talked with Cardinal Authority about the event and their future.
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Opening quote from Pitino’s press conference — “This should be a fun weekend, Syracuse is one of the strongest teams to come into the KFC Yum Center since we’ve opened the arena. It should be a great challenge.”
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Russ Smith seemed upbeat following Louisville’s 70-68 loss to Syracuse. Russ was very complementary of Syracuse and says the team has already moved on and is looking to the next game.