Found December 10, 2012 on Louisville Card Game:
He’s got the look and the bulk that make running backs change direction. Now that Charlie Strong has taken care of some pressing priorities, he and Clint Hurtt have gotten back to recruiting future University of Louisville football greats. Kyle Shortridge, a 6-foot-2, 275-pound defensive tackle from Loxahatchee, Fla., apparently impressed with the coaching staff, the facilities and the campus. So impressed that Shortridge made a commitment Monday to play at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium the next four years. He had been offered scholarships by a long list of schools that included, among others, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Purdue, Michigan State, West Virginia and Minnesota. “I liked the atmosphere and how the team works together and all the players,” he told “I liked the town a lot and the way the practices run.”

Charlie Strong Targeting Defensive Backs For The 2013 Class

Charlie Strong said at last week’s press conference that he and his staff have to be selective about who they add in the 2013 class, but bigger defensive backs is something they’ll target. “Nothing wrong with the little guys, but as we’ve seen, that ball can be thrown over top of them,” Strong said. Coach Strong appears to be doing just that as Louisville hosted a safety...

A Lot Going On With Louisville Football Recruiting

It has been a common trend to see Charlie Strong and staff really pickup their energy with recruiting once the regular season ends. That is exactly what’s going on right now for the Louisville football program. It’s been known for quite some time that Coach Strong will have to carefully select who to bring in for the 2013 class, due to a limited amount of scholarships. This has...

3-Star Offensive Tackle Kyle Meadows Will Take An Official Visit To Louisville This Weekend

It’s that time of the year again, folks. Charlie Strong and staff are working the phones and traveling across the region to build another solid class for the University of Louisville. Louisville hosted two official visitors over the weekend and as of Monday afternoon they have one official visitor scheduled for this weekend. Mike Dyer of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that 3-star...

Defensive Tackle Kyle Shortridge Has Committed To Louisville

Jody Demling of has confirmed that defensive tackle Kyle Shortridge has given Charlie Strong a verbal commitment. He took an official visit to Louisville over the weekend. Shortridge, a 6-foot-2 275-pound prospect had previously been committed to Purdue, but decided to reopen his recruitment at the end of November when Purdue fired head coach Danny Hope. Shortridge...

Update: Is Richard Benjamin A Part Of Louisville’s Class?

There was a lot of confusion last night regarding Louisville recruit Richard Benjamin. The Tampa native had an in home visit with a Louisville assistant coach. last night. Following the visit, he went to Twitter saying he had verbally committed to Louisville. Jayson Roberts, Benjamin’s coach at Tampa Bay Technical High School spoke last night with also saying...

James Quick Will Take An Official Visit To Louisville This Weekend

Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal is reporting that Louisville native and recruit James Quick will take an official visit to Louisville this weekend. Quick has been one of the top targets for Louisville program since Charlie Strong was hired in 2010. Louisville, Ohio State and Oregon have been the top three schools on his list in that order for the past few months. Quick has been...

Recruiting hurdles vanish for Cardinals

Louisville's Sugar Bowl appearance, the school's move to the ACC and Charlie Strong's decision to remain at U of L has pushed previous recruiting hurdles away. Cardinal Authority spoke with U of L recruiting coordinator Clint Hurtt and has the latest.

Louisville Football Team Will Host Autograph Session Tonight At PJCS

The Louisville Football  team will host an autograph session tonight from 6:30 – 8:00 at the Brown & Williams Club on the third floor of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Due to his recruiting duties, Charlie Strong will not be at the event, but the players will be there to sign autographs. There is a two-item limit per person for merchandise to be autographed, and attendees...

Where’s a U of L fan to celebrate, Mayor Greg?

With everything good that has happened with the University of Louisville athletics in the past two weeks, something is missing. U of L received and accepted an invitation to the Atlantic Coast Conference, a milestone in the school’s history, rescuing fans from the faltering Big East, opening up vast new opportunities in athletics and academia. With a hobbled Teddy Bridgewater...

Fla. DT Shortridge commits to Louisville

Kyle Shortridge, a defensive tackle and former Purdue University commitment from the state of Florida, became the eighth University of Louisville commitment in the Class of 2013. Shortridge made a visit to U of L over the weekend and called U of L coach Charlie Strong on Monday afternoon to confirm the commitment.

Ron Dugans Being Mentioned As A Candidate For WR Coaching Gig At Tennessee

Louisville wide receivers coach Ron Dugans is being mentioned as a potential candidate for the same position at the University of Tennessee. Former Cincinnati coach accepted the job at Tennessee last week and is currently assembling his staff. Tee Martin, the wide receivers coach at USC interviewed for the job earlier this week, but ultimately decided to stay put in Southern California...
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