Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Charlie Strong and his team are in very familiar territory right now. They’ve been put on upset alert. Writers from Sports Illustrated, Sporting News and the Associated Press have picked the Syracuse Orange to pull off the upset on Saturday against Louisville. ESPN’s Todd McShay picked Louisville – Syracuse game as his upset alert pick of the week. “You don’t just sleepwalk into the Carrier Dome against the Orange,” said McShay. This is the third time in four weeks that McShay has predicted an upset for the Cards. If there is one thing that Charlie Strong has been able to do consistently since he’s been the head coach at Louisville, its find ways to motivate his team. In all honesty, this game has worried me for the past few weeks. With just three games left in the season and the Cards going on the road after three consecutive home games, Saturday has “trap game” written all over it. However, if the Cards were planning on sleep walking into Syracuse, seeing all the national media predicting
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