Posted August 15, 2012 on
One of the surprise offensive linemen from a year ago could be one of the brightest stars this season. Former Fern Creek High School star Jamon Brown is a converted defensive lineman and will start for the Cardinals. Read his story:

Mario Benavides injures shoulder

Mario Benavides incurred a shoulder injury during a University of Louisville football practice Monday.Mario BenavidesThe senior center, who is on the watch list for the Outland Trophy for interior lineman and the Rimington Trophy for centers, was missing in practice Tuesday.The extent of the injury has yet to be determined but a source indicated that it could be serious and possibly...

Strong wows packed-house at kickoff luncheon

University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong spent 30 minutes addressing a packed-house as the kickoff luncheon on Thursday. Cardinal Authority was there and has a story on what Strong and athletic director Tom Jurich had to say.

Position series feature: Mario Benavides

Mario Benavides has suffered through injury after injury during his career at the University of Louisville. But now the senior center is healthy and primed for a big-time season as a leader of the Cardinals’ offense. Read all about him:

UofL says Marios Benavides okay

A report that Mario Benavides was injured during Monday’s University of Louisville practice is erroneous, according to Rocco Gasparo, a team spokesman.A source close to the team had indicated otherwise earlier Tuesday.But Gasparo stated that Benavides participated in practice on Tuesday.

Position series feature: Preston Brown

Cardinal Authority takes a closer look at one of the leaders of the University of Louisville defense – Preston Brown. The junior linebacker was the co-second leading tackler for the Cardinals last season.

Louisville football practice update

Cardinal Authority was at Louisville football practice on Wednesday morning and checks in with center Mario Benavides, who isn’t injured, and wide receivers coach Ron Dugans, who is working in a new player.
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