Posted September 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
An extra inch or two here, one fewer mistake there, and things might have been much different for Florida International. Instead, the Panthers lost their quarterback, another running back - and a chance to knock off No. 20 Louisville. Teddy Bridgewater passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score in the return to his home city, and Louisville remained unbeaten by holding off FIU 28-21 on Saturday night. Senorise Perry rushed for 74 yards for the Cardinals (4-0), who trailed for the first time this season before rallying. ''Guys were throwing their bodies around and doing whatever it took to get guys on the ground to make plays,'' FIU coach Mario Cristobal said. A year ago, that was enough for FIU to win by a touchdown in Louisville. At home this season, the Panthers were a touchdown short. Running back Darian Mallary and quarterback Jake Medlock both rushed for touchdowns before leaving with injuries for the Panthers (1-3), who open Sun Belt play next we...
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