Found October 08, 2012 on The Cardinal Connect:
If you missed Monday night’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device.With no football game to recap, we spent Monday’s show talking about Charlie Strong’s comments from his press conference, Louisville’s Red-White game on Saturday and CBS Sports preseason top 100 college basketball players for the 2012-13 season.

Notes & Quotes: Charlie Strong Press Conference

Notes –Charlie Strong opened his Monday afternoon press conference by referencing conference play as a new season. –Strong says he’d like to potentially change the schedule where they can play at least one conference game early in the season. –Last week’s practices were split between getting back to the fundamentals and preparing for Pitt. –Dominique Brown will be made...

Where Does Louisville’s Defense Rank With The Rest Of The Country?

A defense lead by Charlie Strong is often one that sits atop the national rankings in many categories nationwide. Last season Louisville’s defense finished the season 10th in Rush Defense holding eight opponents under 100 yards rushing and four of them less than 70 yards on the ground. The Cards also ended the 2011 season ranked 17th in Scoring Defense as well as finishing 21st...

Louisville Expected To Play In Nice Weather For The First Time In A Month

For the first time in nearly a month, Charlie Strong and the Louisville football team will play in what is expected to be nice weather conditions as they travel to Pittsburgh this weekend. According to, the current forecast for Pittsburgh on Saturday is a high of 63 degrees with just a 10% change of rain.It looks like perfect weather for some Saturday morning football...

Charlie Strong eyes another new season

Coaches of teams with losing records often talk about new beginnings, or putting the past in the rear view mirror. They have no other choice.But here was Charlie Strong, the coach of an undefeated 5-0 team, taking about a whole new season at his Monday press conference as team prepares to open Big East Conference play against Pittsburgh on Saturday. “We’ve had a week off and...

Two freshmen LBers improving for Cards

University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong noted last week that his staff hasn’t had to use a lot of young players this season because the Cardinals have much better depth on the roster than the two previous seasons. But two true freshmen that have played are showing major improvement.

Five Things We’ve Learned About This Year’s Louisville Football Team

After six weeks of College Football, Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals one of the sixteen teams that are still unbeaten. So far so good for Louisville, but at this point, there is still a lot to be learned about this team. Here are some things that we do know after five games.Teddy Bridgewater is as good as advertised: Teddy’s last two games weren’t exactly his best...

Pitt Head Coach Paul Chryst Talks About Playing Louisville

Like the rest of the college football coaches around the country, Paul Chryst, a first year head coach at Pitt spoke to media members recapping week six of the college football season and previewing the next opponent. Pitt is coming off a tough 14-13 loss to Syracuse on Friday night. Coach Chryst spent some time recapping that game and also talked about Pitt’s next opponent, the...

Dieng, Siva, Behanan & Blackshear Rank In CBS Sports Top 50 Players In The Country

For the second consecutive season the college basketball crew at, Jeff Goodman, Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Jeff Borzello have compiled their rankings for the top 100 players in college basketball as we head into the 2012-13 season.Although Louisville didn’t have a player named to the preseason All American Teams, the Cardinals are the only team that had four...

Podcast: Chip Cosby Joins Me To Talk Louisville Football & Pitino’s Potential Starting Five

If you missed Tuesday afternoon’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast: Click here to listen from your mobile device.Chip Cosby of cn|2 Sports joined me to breakdown where Louisville stands after six weeks, Joker Phillips’ chances at keeping his job and potential starting line-ups for Rick Pitino this season. You can check out Chip’s television show each weeknight...

Louisville-Pittsburgh Preview

Louisville is off to its best start in six years, but its run of futility against Big East rival Pittsburgh still weighs heavily on its players. The 18th-ranked Cardinals look to remain unbeaten and snap a four-game skid against the host Panthers in their conference opener Saturday. Louisville (5-0) won its first eight games on its way to a Big East title and Orange Bowl victory...
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