Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 9/21/12
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 UofL’s players having played in only one other game, an 11-point win over Murray State. UofL has a more talented quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, an offensive line with a year under its belt, a reliable defensive front four, and a stable of talented wide receivers.But as Charlie Strong has pointed out, his team, with the exception of two quarters against North Carolina, seems to have a proclivity for playing down to the level of the competition. There has been little evidence of a killer instinct from the players and the coaching staff. UofL all but boarded the bus back to the dorm after rolling to a 34-7 l...
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