Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/18/13
This weekend will mark the one year anniversary of the dreaded 2012 Senior Day for the Louisville Football program. Senior Day is typically a special day as the veteran players are honored prior to their final game on the field at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Unfortunately, Nov. 24, 2012 was not a special day for Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals as they were upset by the Connecticut Huskies 23-20 in overtime. To make matters worse, the attendance was as poor as it’s been during the Charlie Strong era and the temperature was in the twenties. Starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down with both an ankle injury and a fractured wrist. Just two days after the game, Charlie Strong stood at the podium for his weekly press conference and made some comments that surprised the Louisville fan base. Strong called out Card Nation for not packing the stadium and showing up to the Card March to see his seniors off the right way. He even applauded Louisville’s in-state rival at hi...
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