Posted September 10, 2012 on
Safety Calvin Pryor has quickly established himself as a key figure in the Cardinals defense. The sophomore is also developing a reputation for making the big play.

Louisville's Strong calls UNC 'a great test'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. After opening with two dominant victories, No. 19 Louisville expects a tougher test from North Carolina. The Cardinals seek their first 3-0 start since 2006, a season that culminated in their only Bowl Championship Series victory against Wake Forest in the Orange Bowl. That postseason scenario is a long way off. Louisville first wants to make sure victories against...

Louisville – FIU Game Set For ESPN3 Broadcast

Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals will travel to Miami, FL. on Sept. 22 for their first road game of the season as they take on the Florida International Panthers. According to UofL football SID Rocco Gasparro, the game will be televised by ESPN3 with the kickoff at 3:30. For those who aren’t familiar with ESPN3, this basically means you will have to watch the game via...

Podcast: Bogus Charlie Strong Rumors & Cat Barber Situation

In case you missed Tuesday’s show, here is the podcast. On Tuesday’s show we discussed the bogus Charlie Strong situation and Louisville no longer in pursuit for 5-star point guard Anthony “Cat” Barber. We had plenty of callers who shared their opinion on both topics. You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Don’t forget to tune-in on Wednesday. recruiting...

Strong: UNC 'outstanding challenge' for Cards

The University of Louisville football team puts a 2-0 record on the line this weekend when the Cardinals host North Carolina at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. U of L coach Charlie Strong talked about the game on Monday.

Nord elated he stuck with the Cardinals

University of Louisville senior tight end Nate Nord has battled injuries throughout his career but through two games he’s been a key player for the Cardinals’ offense. Cardinal Authority checks in with Nord.

Preston Knowles Will Play Professionally In Greece This Season

Former Cardinal sharp-shooter Preston Knowles recently agreed to terms with Kao Dramas of Greece’s top level professional league. Knowles spent last season playing in the NBDL and in the Ukraine. He spent just a few weeks with SK Dnipro Azot of Ukraine’s Super League. In three games, he averaged 1.7 points in 12 minutes per game. Knowles had much more success once he joined the...

Video: UNC Coach Larry Fedora Talks About Playing Louisville

North Carolina head football coach met with the media yesterday afternoon to recap the Tar-Heels 27-28 loss to Wake Forest in week two and also to discuss their week three opponent, the Louisville Cardinals. Shortly after answering a call from his dad, who was calling to tell him Happy Birthday, Fedora proceeded to discuss how his team matches up with Louisville. When asked about...

Louisville No Longer Pursuing 5-Star Point Guard Anthony “Cat” Barber

ESPN recruiting analyst Dave Telep is reporting that Louisville is no longer pursuing 5-star point guard Anthony “Cat” Barber. Barber, a 6-foot-2 Hampton, VA., native took an official visit to Louisville this past weekend and had Louisville in his final list of four. We can only assume that this means that Rick Pitino and his staff has shifted all of their attention to JUCO PG...

Chris Jones Now A Top Priority For Rick Pitino

Sunday was the first day of the NCAA’s open contact period, where recruiters are allowed to make contact with prospects. Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has visited and made contact with more than one recruit since Sunday, but Chris Jones, a 5-foot-11 point guard at Northwest Florida State College was the first guy Coach Pitino wanted to see. Jones, a sophomore-to-be at the junior...

Cardinal Connect Interview: 7-Foot-1 Center Joel Embiid Picks Up Louisville Offer

Today is the first day of the open contact period where recruiters can make in-person contact with prospects. As I mentioned earlier this week, Rick Pitino is in Florida visiting with Chris Jones, a JUCO point guard at Northwest Florida State College. However, Jones isn’t the only prospect that earned a visit from the future hall-of-fame coach this afternoon. While in the sunshine...

Video: Gorgui Dieng Adidas Nations Highlights

Ty Kish of CityLeagueHoopsTV recently uploaded a Gorgui Dieng highlight mix from the Adidas Nations event in Southern California earlier this summer. Dieng attended the event as a counselor along with teammates Peyton Siva and Wayne Blackshear. Maybe it’s because he is going up against high school prospects in some of these pick-up games, but Gorgui looks like he’s added quite...

5-Star Forward Jarrell Martin Will Receive A Visit From Louisville

Jarrell Martin, a 5-star forward from Baton Rouge, LA., is expected to receive a visit from a member of the Louisville coaching staff today. With Rick Pitino and Kevin Keatts both heading to Hargrave Military Academy, I can only assume that Louisville assistant Wyking Jones is the one who will travel to see Martin. As of last month, Martin, a 6-foot-8 hybrid forward had trimmed his...
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