Posted August 04, 2013 on
NEWPORT, R.I. – University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong called the expectations placed on his team this season ‘unrealistic.’ Strong said the Cardinals won’t listen to the media hype and won’t worry about the polls.

Charlie Strong Still Waiting On Two Incoming Freshman To Arrive On Campus

Charlie Strong spoke to the media on Monday afternoon as his team is set to kickoff their 2013 fall camp. Coach Strong talked about multiple different things, including the addition of former Auburn running back Michael Dyer. Strong also talked about the incoming freshman. Unfortunately, there are two members of Louisville’s 2013 recruiting class that haven’t made it to campus...

Video: Charlie Strong Discusses The Addition Of Michael Dyer

With the 2013 fall camp getting underway today for the University of Louisville football team, Charlie Strong conducted a press conference this afternoon to take questions for the media. Coach Strong talked about multiple different things, but as you could expect, transfer Michael Dyer was the main topic. The first video below is Strong’s opening statement on the addition of Michael...

Charlie Strong Will Open Two Of Next Week’s Practices To The Public

The Louisville football program will start their fall camp next week and two of their practices will be open to the public. The official UofL football Twitter account shared the news on Friday morning. Coach Charlie Strong announced that the practices on Tues. and Wed. will be open to the public. Practice starts at 5:15 p.m. on both days. — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) August...

Charlie Strong Lands Commitment From Three Star Linebacker

Louisville head football coach Charlie Strong received some great news on the opening day of fall camp. Strong has picked up a commitment from three-star linebacker. Isaac Stewart, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound, prospect from Matthews, N.C., informed the staff on Monday morning of his commitment. He had been favoring Louisville for quite some time. Steward chose Louisville over Purdue and...

Michael Dyer – “I thank God for Coach Strong’s belief in me. I am not going to let him down.”

George Schroeder of USA Today Sports broke the news last night that former Auburn running back Michael Dyer will join the football program at the University of Louisville. The school can’t comment on Dyer yet because he is still in the process of getting enrolled in school. He is expected to report to camp next week as the Cardinals start fall camp. Dyer released a public statement...

Louisville-Bound RB Michael Dyer Promises Charlie Strong He Won’t “Possess A Weapon” At School

As was first reported last night by USA Today’s George Schroeder, former Auburn running back Michael Dyer is headed to Louisville to join Heisman-hopeful quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in what may become one of the most high-powered offenses in the 2013 field. Dyer, if you remember, was the offensive MVP of the BCS National Championship Game just two years ago before multiple issues...

Charlie Strong talks about Michael Dyer, speaks cryptically on players’ core values

Louisville Cardinals coach Charlie Strong talked about bringing in running back Michael Dyer, but he also implied his core values were a huge struggle his first year on campus.

Strong: Dyer will get zero tolerance along with opportunity

The Michael Dyer decision has weighed heavily on Charlie Strong’s mind since he received a phone call a couple of weeks ago from Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock. It was Fitz Hill, an old friend, a former football coach and the current President at the college. “Fitz called and told he had a young man I might be interested in,” he said. “He never said his name in the...

RB Dyer under zero-tolerance policy at Louisville

Michael Dyer will have to follow a strict code of conduct playing for Louisville. Cardinals coach Charlie Strong said Monday that the former Auburn running back must sign a behavior contract and be subject to a zero-tolerance policy as conditions of joining the program. Dyer rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his two seasons at Auburn but was dismissed and transferred...

UofL football lands a new commitment

Charlie Strong has nabbed his 23rd commitment from the 2014 class as three-star linebacker Isaac Stewart pledged for the Cards today. The prospect from North Carolina stands at 6-2, 230-lbs and chose Louisville over offers from North Carolina, North Carolina State, Kentucky, Marshall, Mississippi State, and Purdue amongst many others. His final three schools were reportedly the Cards...

Louisville Is Reportedly The Heavy Favorite For Four Star Linebacker Sharieff Rhaheed

Sharieff Rhaheed, a four-star outside linebacker from Fort Pierce, FL., is one of Charlie Strong’s top targets in the 2014 class and apparently the feeling is mutual. According to, Rhaheed is favoring Louisville heavily. 6-foot-4, 215-pound prospect had previously been committed to LSU, but decided to reopen his recruiting in June. Rhaheed’s decommitment...

Notebook: Charlie Strong Press Conference

On Monday afternoon, University of Louisville head coach Charlie Strong discussed his team as it prepares to open fall camp on Tuesday night. Cardinal Authority has this notebook...

Video: Charlie Strong media day press conference

Here is Charlie Strong’s full press conference from Louisville football media day.

Michael Dyer officially a Louisville Cardinal

Former Auburn University running back Michael Dyer is now a member of the University of Louisville football team. U of L coach Charlie Strong confirmed the addition to the roster on Monday afternoon. The Cardinals are preseason ranked No. 9 in the coaches’ poll and begin camp on Tuesday night.

Cards land North Carolina linebacker

On the day the fall football camp begins, University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong has added another piece for the future. Matthews (N.C.) Butler linebacker Isaac Stewart has committed to the Cardinals.
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