The news sort of came out of nowhere on Wednesday morning when it was announced that the annual gridiron battle between the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky would be moved to the final game of the season starting in 2014. The SEC and The ACC supposedly played a role in this schedule change. Charlie Strong shared his thoughts following Thursday’s practice.
“It’s a great rivalry game, so it doesn’t really matter when we play them,” Strong says. “When you look at the recruiting they’re doing and the recruiting we’ve been doing, we’re hoping this could become a very significant game.”
Now that 48-hours have passed since this became public, it appears that both sides of the rivalry seem to be on board with this move. I’ve heard a lot of folks say that the game being played at the end of the season makes it seem like more of a big time rivalry. That I don’t agree with. The only thing that will help this rivalry become more respected on the national level is if both tea