While Louisville is getting ready for its conference opener, the Cardinals' biggest obstacle in winning a national championship could be their schedule.
Louisville's opponents are a combined 20-28, which isn't likely to help the Cardinals (4-0) when the first BCS standings are released in October. A win in Saturday's American Athletic Conference opener at Temple (0-4, 0-1) certainly isn't going to give them any sort of BCS boost.
Still, the Cardinals say they are focused on beating who's on their schedule and not the strength of it. An undefeated season would land them another BCS bowl berth.
"People look at where we are and look at the team we have and they say `OK, you guys have a good football team, but you're not playing anybody,'' Louisville coach Charlie Strong said Monday. "I tell our team all the time, it's all about how we play and we can't worry about what anyone else says.''
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