Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/13/12
When asked about the status of junior running back Dominique Brown on his radio show, Charlie Strong says it’s unlikely that Brown plays on Saturday against North Carolina. Brown, Louisville’s leading rusher in 2011 has missed the first two games for the Cardinals due to what is being described as a “tender knee.” Brown’s injury wasn’t known until after Louisville’s season opening win against Kentucky. Strong said in his post-game press conference that Brown could have played had the Cards needed him. Now we’re into week three and Strong says Brown is still not ready to play. Other than saying that Brown could continue to be evaluated throughout the week, we haven’t heard much from practice. You’ve got to wonder how serious Brown’s knee injury is, if it is going to cause him to miss ¼ of the 2012 season. He was wearing a large brace on his knee while on the sidelines for the first two games. It didn’t appear that he could put much pressure on the injured knee. Redshirt junior Jer
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