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The Cardinal Connect:
With March Madness right around the corner, what better time to start talking about Spring Football…right? If you follow TheCardinalConnect.com closely you already know that I am one of the strange folk in this town that tends to favor the sport of football over basketball. For those of you that just learned that…I know, basketball fan card revoked. So, now that I made some of you curl your brow, tilt your head and say, “what?”, I’ll proceed with some thoughts going into Spring Football Practice (of which you can witness first hand this Friday beginning at 3:45 at the practice field adjacent to Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium). Here are a few things I am looking closely at or hoping to see this spring.
Louisville picked up a handful of transfers after the 2011 season that sat out last year due to NCAA transfer rules. While I am truly looking forward to all of them, a couple guys really intrigue me. Matt Milton is a wide receiver transfer from the University of Tennessee who at 6′-5″
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First Practice: March 20
Spring Game: April 13
With Teddy Bridgewater entering his third season at quarterback and riding high from that shocking upset of Florida in the Sugar Bowl, there hasn’t been a spring practice this exciting around Louisville in decades (probably ever).
This will be Louisville’s final year in the Big East (until they give me a new name I don’t...
The Louisville football program conducted their annual pro day on Tuesday afternoon at the Trager indoor practice facility. Former running back Jeremy Wright was one of ten players to work out in front of NFL scouts. Wright decided to forgo his senior season at Louisville and take a shot at the NFL.
HE KNOWS NOTHING
Rick Pitino is aware that many analysts are picking his squad to win the national title, but he's hoping one analyst did not pick his team.
The University of Louisville began preparations for the 2013 season on Wednesday afternoon with the start of spring practice. Head coach Charlie Strong and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater visited with the media following day one.
If you haven’t seen the Kid President Pep Talk video, then you have been living under a cyber rock. Either way, you’ll still enjoy Russ Smith’s version.
I think we all need a pep talk.
A Pep Talk to Louisville Cardinals. From Russ Smith. #L1C4 youtube.com/watch?v=Sc9AkH…
— Nick Stover (@ULFlyingCard) March 19, 2013
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino calls out ESPN analyst Digger Phelps' basketball knowledge, stating "that man knows nothing."
Pay attention, No. 1s. This is how it's done.
Russ Smith scored 23 points and set a Louisville NCAA tournament record with a career-high eight steals, and Peyton Siva had eight assists as the Cardinals demolished North Carolina A&T 79-48 on Thursday night.
Louisville finished with a season-high 20 steals as it forced the Aggies (20-17) into 27 turnovers. It was the 11th...
Louisville's Chane Behanan took off for an earth-shattering dunk against North Carolina A&T in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, but got rejected by the rim.
After Rick Pitino called out Digger Phelps for picking Louisville to go down in the Sweet 16, fans took to Twitter to hilariously hate on the ESPN analyst.
The Louisville Cardinals are the hottest team in the country right now, but in order to cut the nets down in Atlanta, they must keep the momentum and focus at a high level starting Thursday evening in Rupp Arena. Here are five keys for the Cards to win a national title in my opinion.
Keep knocking down the outside shot
Louisville isn’t going to all of a sudden turn into...
University of Louisville freshman Montrezl Harrell had his break out game against Syracuse in the Big East Conference Tournament final. Cardinal Authority talked to Harrell about his big effort and where he goes from here.
The bitter rivalry between the University of Louisville and Kentucky has been elevated several notches because of UofL’s remarkable success and UK’s abysmal failure in basketball. Karma depends on where one’s loyalty stands.
Louisville performed as expected, winding up as the No. 2 team in the Associated Press poll while being awarded the No. 1 in the NCAA Tournament. Kentucky...
I don’t think anyone will be complaining about multiple Louisville – Syracuse Big East Championship highlights. VillenHD is in postseason form and didn’t disappoint with this one. Enjoy.
How awesome was Montrezl Harrell?
ATLANTA -- The selection committee did not do the Louisville Cardinals, the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed, any favors in the Midwest region.
If Louisville coach Rick Pitino is to capture his second national title, he will have to guide his team through one of the most dangerous regionals: the other top seeds in the Midwest, Nos. 1 through 6, are Duke, Michigan State,...