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On Monday morning the Maxwell Football Club announced its watch lists for the 77th annual Maxwell Award and the 19th annual Bednarik Award.
Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is one of 76 players to be named to the initial watch list for the Maxwell Award. Louisville safeties Hakeem Smith and Calvin Pryor have both been added to the initial watch list for the Bednarik Award.
The Maxwell Award, named in honor of Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, has been given to America’s College Player of the Year since 1937. The Bednarik Award has been presented to the College Defensive Player of the Year since 1995.
Semifinalists for the Maxwell and Bednarik Awards will be announced Oct. 29, while the three finalists for each award will be unveiled Nov. 25th. The winners of the 2013 Maxwell and Bednarik Awards will be announced as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on Dec. 12th. The formal presentations of these awards will be made at the Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala host...
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Video games really aren’t my thing. They honestly never have been. However, the one video game that I have a little experience with is the annual EA Sports’ NCAA Football game. This game is usually released about two months before the college football season begins. It’s a cruel tease to remind you that you’re still nearly eight weeks away from kicking off the season, but...
University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was named to the Maxwell Award List, while safeties Calvin Pryor and Hakeem Smith were chosen to the Bednarik watch list.
Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program is expected to have one of the best season’s in school history in 2013. The Cards have a chance to run the table and possibly play for a national championship. Apparently they’ll be doing all of this with a slightly different look.
UofL social media director Nick Stover Tweeted out a photo of the Louisville football team’s...
The Louisville Cardinals will be sporting new adidas cleats for the 2013 season and, well, they're looking pretty fantastic.
Pieces of the 2013 Final Four court on which the Louisville Cardinals defeated the University of Michigan will be available to purchase–and for a good cause.
In 2012, NCCA corporate partner Northwestern Mutual bought the New Orleans Final Four court and donated it to the University of Kentucky. The school went on to sell 300 pieces of the floor in an online auction to benefit pediatric...
It goes without saying that the one final piece for Louisville’s 2014 recruiting class is a front-court player. Rick Pitino even said as much on Tuesday afternoon at his press conference.
The current trio of commitments from Quentin Snider, Shaqquan Aaron and JaQuan Lyle already has Louisville’s 2014 class ranked No. 2 in the country. The addition of a top notch big man could...
Luke Hancock is one of three Louisville men’s and women’s basketball players representing the United States this summer. Montrezl Harrell won a gold medal on Sunday as the U19 U.S. Team claimed the 2013 FIBA World Championships. Lady Card Shoni Schimmel is competing for the USA World University Games women’s team.
After multiple scrimmages and exhibition games, the USA’s...
Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware could be back on the court by October.
Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday that he's encouraged by Ware's rehabilitation, which recently has included riding a stationary bicycle. Ware broke his right leg in a gruesome incident during Louisville's regional final victory over Duke and his injury became a rallying point in the Cardinals...
University of Louisville forward Wayne Blackshear started 34 games during the program's NCAA Championship winning run last season. The junior expects to fulfill a larger role as the Cardinals defend their title.
Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino and Dan Rivers of Northwestern Mutual conducted a press conference earlier this afternoon to discuss the plan for selling pieces of the 2013 Final Four court to raise money for pediatric cancer.
“Immediately after the championship game, I approached the athletic department at the University of Louisville about doing something exciting...
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino will be signing 400 more of the commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottles and fans have a chance to purchase a chair used at the Final Four – signed. Check out all the details here.
Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware could be back on the court by October according to a report by ESPN.com.
Cardinals’ head coach Rick Pitino said on Tuesday that he was encouraged by Ware’s rehabilitation program, and is pleased with the prognosis.
Ware recently has started riding a stationary bicycle.
“He’s just riding the bike and you can almost see from the X...
Montrezl Harrell won a national championship in April and is now a gold medalist. The University of Louisville sophomore forward helped the U.S. team won the FIBA 19-Under World Championship on Sunday in the Czech Republic.
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino gave a quick update on some details with his current team on Tuesday during the press conference to announce the news that pieces of the Final Four court will be available to U of L fans. Cardinal Authority was in attendance and has a quick recap.
Luke Hancock, of the University of Louisville, is captured by a photographer moments before the parade of national teams during the World University Games in Russia. He scored nine points in 14 minutes of play during a 140-46 romp over United Arab Emirates in the opening basketball game Sunday. (Photo from World University Games site.)