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Although the game was never really in question, I think it’s safe to say that Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals didn’t have their best performance on Friday night as they knocked off the winless UConn Huskies, 31-10.
There were a lot of uncharacteristic dropped balls and penalties. Some of the penalties didn’t appear to be very good calls, but either way, Louisville was flagged more than they should have been against a bad Connecticut team.
It wasn’t as if the Cards played terrible, but they simply didn’t take advantage of the opportunity to play in front of a national audience. With that said, I don’t like to make excuses, but I can image that it’s pretty damn hard to go and play against a winless team in freezing temperatures in front of a tiny crowd.
Teddy Bridgewater was solid, but didn’t have his usual stat-line. Most of that was due to dropped passes. He finished with 288-yards passing, completing 21-of-37 throws with one touchdown. He ...