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Louisville and the Cardinals junior quarterback Teddy Bridgewater have a tough act to follow this season.
They consider last year's 11-2 finish and 33-23 Sugar Bowl upset of Florida as proof of what happens when everybody executes. Given little chance of hanging with the heavily favored Gators on Jan. 2, Louisville dominated to earn the program's biggest BCS bowl victory and spur the school's stellar athletic run including an NCAA men's basketball title.
The Cardinals will need a similar effort as they begin the season ranked ninth in the preseason coaches' poll and favored to win the American Athletic Conference, formerly known as the Big East.
Expectations are just as high for Bridgewater, mentioned as a Heisman Trophy candidate and on watch lists for numerous national awards.
Asked last week about those hopes, Bridgewater said, ''I think we're handling them well. We're ready for them. We put ourselves in this situation and we're up to t...
BEST OF MAXIM
With the 2013 College Football Season less than three weeks ago, the folks at Bovada have released updated odds for the 2013 Heisman race. Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had 12/1 odds when they were initially released in early July. As of today, Bridgewater’s odds are 15/2.
Current Heisman Odds
Braxton Miller, QB, Ohio State: 5/1
Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina:...
With all the attention that Texas A&M and more specifically quarterback Johnny Manziel is getting over his potential autographs for pay scandal it is only natural that teams become a little concerned when it comes to their players putting their name on anything. No one wants to lose the season before it even starts because someone signed an autograph or two (or thousand).
Charlie Strong and Urban Meyer made a great duo during their time in Florida. The combination of Meyer’s spread option offense and Strong’s always dominant defenses propelled them to a couple National Championships. Now both are in charge of top ranked programs and Charlie Strong would like to see them face off on the field:
“We talk a lot,” Strong said of his old Gators...
With first week of fall camp in the books for Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program, let’s take a look at five newcomers who have an opportunity to play right away. In Charlie Strong’s first two years with the program, it wasn’t tough for guys to play right away, considering they were a lot more talented than most of the Kragthorpe leftovers. However, now that...
With a preseason top ten ranking and schedule ranked 98th in the country, it shouldn’t be too tough for Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals to run the table in 2013. CBS Sports recently ranked the ten teams that have the best chance of going undefeated. Louisville came in at No.
1. Louisville: Charlie Strong’s team is coming off a great performance in the Sugar...
The fallout from the Johnny Manziel autograph allegations prompted Louisville and Miami to announce changes to their signing policies Monday.
At Miami's annual CanesFest on Saturday, the Hurricanes will be signing only school-issued posters and nothing else. And when Louisville has its Fan Day on Sunday, players won't be permitted to sign anything in response to what Cardinals...
Had things worked out the way he expected, Louisville wide receiver Michaelee Harris would be entering his senior season with the Cardinal football program. Instead, Harris is gearing up for just his second season of action.
The Miami native was one of the feature players in Charlie Strong’s first recruiting class at Louisville. Harris was a four star prospect coming out of high...
TEARS OF JOY
A coach was so overwhelmed when he got a big job offer that he reportedly cried tears of joy. Louisville's Rick Pitino made it happen
Kendall Randolph, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound, defensive back from Tallahassee, FL., tells GoUpState.com that he plans to announce his college decision in September and the Louisville Cardinals are currently at the top of his list.
Randolph attends Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, FL., which is the alma matter of current Louisville freshman Louisville James Hearns. Louisville assistant...
The Louisville football open practice on Sunday has been slated for a 2:45 PM start. Charlie Strong announced on Monday morning via a University press release that their won’t be any autograph signings at this year’s annual media day, due to the recent controversy.
The time for the open practice on Sunday is 2:45 p.m.
— LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) August 13, 2013
University of Louisville coach Charlie Strong said on Wednesday the defensive line is further along than the offensive line at this point in camp. Here’s an update from Cardinal Authority on one of those defensive guys – Roy Philon.
Kevin Ware’s story is a roller coaster ride, to be sure. Ware was suspended from the Cardinals team last January, but was quickly reinstated by Coach Pitino. Of course, he really broke onto the scene during the NCAA Tournament when he tragically shattered his leg on national television. However, Ware took it all in stride and many people have been inspired by his positive attitude...
Just four days after de-committing from the University of Indiana, James Blackmon, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound shooting guard Fort Wayne, IN., has picked up a scholarship offer from Rick Pitino.
Blackmon verbally committed to Indiana before he ever played a high school game, but decided to reopen things late last week. He is rated as a four star prospect by Scout.com and is considered...
It’s still unclear exactly which class of 2014 recruits Rick Pitino will land when it’s all said and done, however one thing we do know is that they’re going to be in desperate need for big men.
Rick Pitino has told multiple recruits that he expects both Chane Behanan and Montrezl Harrell to enter the NBA Draft following the 2014 season. If that is the case, the only front...
Devin Robinson, a 6-foot-8 hybrid forward from Church View, VA., has been actively recruited by Louisville throughout the summer, but didn’t have a scholarship offer from the Cards. That changed over the weekend as Rick Pitino finally extended an official offer to Robinson.
He is one of the many front-court prospects from the 2014 class that has a Louisville scholarship offer...