Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 8/20/13
The better football programs usually have marching bands to match, and the University of Louisville is seeking greatness on both fronts. After an early morning practice Tuesday, Charlie Strong took his team over to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, not for still more conditioning or for special plays. No, he wanted his players to see the marching band at work. “What we sometimes forget is just how hard other people work,” Strong said after the exercise. “We just wanted to make sure that we let (the marching band) know we support them, just like they support us.” This was the second year in a row Strong has hooked up with the band.  Wanting them to be familiar with the fight song and the alma mater. Know the words, wanting them to have the lyrics, proving them with printed copies. There are reports that many of the players were singing along. What Charlie Strong wants, Charlie Strong gets. “They really were singing , not belting it out or anything, but they were obviously caught up in the moment,
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