Every Google Alert on Louisville football in my email account seems to turn up a story entitled “Louisville not deserving of national title talk,” the article every UofL fan knew was coming long before the season got under way.
Eric Avidon, a columnist for the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Mass., is the writer who couldn’t resist going for the jugular. His article, which goes on infinitum about a lack of big names on the schedule. The piece has been picked up by a number of newspapers with similar non-familiar names across the country, such as the Middletown Transcript in Delaware.
Eric Avidon, AP Voter
He contradicts the headline and much of his thesis by simply writing the story, putting UofL football in the national title discussion, drawing attention to the program and creating more debate. Why write about if if Louisville is so undeserving? He writes:
Its schedule is pathetic. It’s one thing to play patsies early in the season before getting into the meat of the conferen...