Found July 02, 2013 on
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The Louisville football program is currently experiencing a level of success that we’ve never seen before. Charlie Strong’s program is coming off a 10-2 season in which they captured a win in the Sugar Bowl and they’re expected to be ranked in the top ten to start the 2013 campaign.
A new level of success has resulted in new obstacles for Charlie Strong. In a recent interview with Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, Strong talked about the trouble he’s had with agents contacting his players.
“I will cut the agents off if they continue to contact them,” Strong tells Thamel. “At the end of season, I will make sure you have no chance to represent our players. Not that I’m being arrogant, but I want to put a statement out there: You continue to mess with our players, this is what we’re going to do.”
I’ve covered the Louisville football program since Strong was hired a few years ago and I can definitely tell you that he likes to have complete control of his program and doesn’t want any outsi
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Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals football team have high expectations entering the 2013 season.The Cardinals are coming off an impressive victory over the Florida Gators in the Sugar Bowl and return nearly every key piece from that successful team. This includes Heisman hopeful quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.The recent success of the program has undoubtedly been fueled...
In his first three years with Louisville, Charlie Strong has completely changed the culture of the football program. Strong not only brought Louisville back from of its lowest times in the program’s history, he also has taken it to a level that it’s never been before.
While Strong deserves a ton of credit, I think he would agree that a lot of credit should be given to his entire...
The secondary is an area that Charlie Strong and his staff have focused on with both the 2013 and 2014 recruiting classes. Louisville added three defensive backs in 2013 and they currently have verbal commitments from five DB’s in the 2014 class.
Andre Godfrey, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound, safety from Hollywood, FL., may be Louisville’s current top target for defensive backs in 2014...
MAN IN DEMAND
Teddy Bridgewater's mother says she has been bombarded by agents who are interested in her son.
Less than a week after taking an unofficial visit to Louisville, Sharieff Rhaheed, a four-star outside linebacker has de-committed from LSU. Rhaheed and his high school teammate Rashawn Shaw, a three star defensive end, took an unofficial visits to Louisville last Tuesday. Just three days later, Shaw gave Charlie Strong a verbal pledge. Rhaheed is expected to do the same. His decommitment...
Head Coach Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinal football program is off to a fast start for the class of 2014. Strong and company are sitting on 20 verbal commitments head lined by signal caller Reggie Bonnafon.
Head coach Charlie Strong and the rest of the Louisville staff recruits the state of Florida as hard as anyone in the country. Strong and crew have nine verbal commitments and George Rushing is one of them.
Charlie Strong and staff are currently in the process of putting together the best recruiting class in school history. Strong currently has 20 commitments from the 2014 class. Louisville is just one of five BCS programs in the country to have at least 20 commitments at this point, joining NC State, Texas, Boston College, and Rutgers. Rivals.com currently ranks Louisville’s 2014...
UConn doesn’t have a clue as to who is in their conference, and the American Athletic Conference is busy selling merchandise promoting teams with their new conference affiliations for next season. All in all, it has been a great first three days for the new league. Rutgers and Louisville are counting the days until they leave for the B1G and ACC, respectively, and the American...
This day in age recruiting classes are only ranked before the recruits actually step foot on campus. I understand the reasoning behind evaluating and ranking prospects prior to college, but I think it would be nice to see a ranking system for how the recruits actually produce at the next level.
For example, Kentucky’s 2012 recruiting class probably didn’t deserve the overall...
On Saturday evening, after the official 12-man roster for the United States team that will compete in the World University Games, the team conducted an intra-squad scrimmage at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
Louisville forward Luke Hancock was reportedly one of the top performers in the scrimmage. Hancock drained “seven or eight” 3-pointers, according...
Luke Hancock will be in the spotlight again this weekend. The University of Louisville senior has been selected as the flag bearer for the United States during the opening ceremonies of the World University Games on Saturday in Kazan, Russia.
University of Louisville senior basketball player Luke Hancock capped an emotional week on Saturday by being named to the USA Basketball World University Games team. Hancock spoke with Cardinal Authority before heading to Russia.