Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 10/10/13
Heisman hopeful and projected 2014 NFL Draft first round pick Teddy Bridgewater and the Louisville Cardinals look to make a statement in their first real test of the season in Week 7 against the up-and-coming Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Thursday night in Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. This may not have the historical cachet of other intense rivalries around the country like Texas-Oklahoma, Alabama-Auburn or Ohio State-Michigan, but it’s produced compelling theater, especially in recent years. Via Louisville Cardinals Official Facebook Page Odds: Louisville -21 (via Bovada) [RELATED: Updated College Football Rankings Entering Week 7's Action] The Scarlet Knights lead the all-time series to the tune of 7-5, although the Cardinals have come up with the win in the last two meetings (16-14 in 2011; 20-17 in 2012) by five points combined.  This contest should come closer to resembling the battle of 2007—when the Cardinals outlasted the Scarlet Knights 41-38, and 2006—when 12th-ranked Rutger...
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