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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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Teddy Bridgewater insists that this is no homecoming.
It's not like the quarterback for No. 20 Louisville is ignoring that his team will play in Miami - his hometown - when it visits FIU on Saturday night. He's not denying that the crowd will likely include plenty of friends and family, or that 21 of his Cardinal teammates also grew up in the South Florida region that spans...
I think it’s safe to say that under Charlie Strong, Louisville has been a team that’s strength is in their defense. In Strong’s first two seasons, Louisville gave up an average of 319 yards per game. Four games into the 2012 season, the Cards are giving up an average of 339.5 yards per game. Not a huge difference in numbers there, but the one stat that stands out the most to...
There have been some changes this week to the Louisville football depth chart. For the second consecutive week, the Cardinal coaching staff has decided to make an adjustment at the defensive line.
Last week it was Roy Philon who lost his starting spot to Sheldon Rankins and this week Lorenzo Mauldin has climbed past B.J. Dubose.
I could be missing something, but this appears to be...
Florida International University. Again.Few University of Louisville football fans or players took FIU very seriously last season, the patsy on the schedule, there to provide an easy win for a young team. The only problem was that FIU won the first meeting between the programs 24-17.One could argue that things have changed dramatically since that meeting, especially with many of...
Louisville senior cornerback Adrian Bushell has been named the Big East defensive player of the week. Below is an excerpt from BigEast.org.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Gary Nova • So. • QB • Rutgers
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Adrian Bushell • Sr. • CB • Louisville
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Brandon McManus • Sr. • K/P • Temple
Bushell finished with seven...
Teddy Bridgewater passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score in the return to his home city, and No. 20 Louisville remained unbeaten by holding off Florida International 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 controlling the second half and avenging last season's 24-17 loss...
University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met with the media after leading the Cardinals to a 28-21 win over Florida International.
MIAMI — Teddy Bridgewater passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score in the return to his home city, and No. 20 Louisville remained unbeaten by holding off Florida International 28-21 on Saturday night.
About this time of year, the injury occurs. So far, so good.Remember that backup guard the University of Louisville basketball team needs in November?Luke Hancock is ready to go. The junior guard transfer from George Mason University, the one who hits 35% of his three-point attempts, says he is ready to after having surgery on his shoulder.“No pain,” Hancock told WDRB-TV this...