Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program started spring practice yesterday afternoon. With the Cardinals coming off a Sugar Bowl win and returning a Heisman candidate in Teddy Bridgewater there is plenty to be excited about as Coach Strong heads into his fourth year with the program.
Unfortunately there was some bad news that surfaced yesterday at the Trager indoor practice facility. Matt Milton, a 6-foot-5 wide receiver who transferred from Tennessee last January has apparently suffered a knee injury.
As you could expect, the Louisville message boards were running with this and the rumor was that Milton would miss the entire 2013 season, which isn’t true. I’m not sure exactly what type of injury Milton suffered, but I’m being told he’ll only be out for the spring. At this time all of the players who are injured and not participating in spring ball are expected to be back to 100% in the fall.
Milton sat out last year due to the NCAA’s transfer rule. He is currently listed ...