Posted December 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
Louisville is a clear underdog in the Sugar Bowl, but the Cardinals can already claim one major victory over an SEC team this postseason. Charlie Strong's decision to stay with the school also sets up an intriguing reunion Jan. 2 in New Orleans. The former Florida defensive coordinator leads No. 22 Louisville against the fourth-ranked Gators, who are looking for their fifth straight win in a BCS bowl. Strong's success at Louisville (10-2) made him one of the hot names in this year's coaching carousel, but he turned down an offer from Tennessee to stay with the Cardinals, who are moving from the Big East to the ACC in 2014. "You look at those jobs, but I have a great job here," said Strong, who shared the Big East coach of the year award with Rutgers' Kyle Flood. "The stability of this program is always going to be solid and they're going to do everything to make this one of the best programs in the country." Strong helped Florida (11-1) r...

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Alabama and South Carolina were once considered the favorite for Taj Williams, a 6-foot-3 190-pound athlete from Tallahassee, Fla., but Charlie Strong and his staff aren’t going down without a fight. Williams is rated as a 4-star prospect and has scholarship offers from Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida State, South Florida, Washington State, Notre Dame, Louisville and...

Louisville Assistant Kenny Carter Was A Finalist For Kent State Job

Jody Demling of is reporting that Louisville assistant coach Kenny Carter was a finalist for the head coaching position at Kent State. The job was recently given to Paul Haynes, who served as the defensive coordinator for the Golden Flash this past season. Carter is currently the running back and special teams coach at Louisville. He joined Charlie Strong...
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