Found January 06, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
Two of Charlie Strong’s commitments from the 2013 class will enroll early and start school this week. Finessee Middleton, a 6-foot-1 245-pound defensive end from Gadsden, AL., and Brett Nelson, a 6-foot-4 junior college quarterback from La Canada, CA., are in Louisville and will start classes tomorrow. Since becoming the coach at Louisville, Charlie Strong has had many recruits enroll a semester early and participate in spring practice. The players that have been fortunate enough to arrive early have greatly benefitted from the extra time to get acclimated. Brett Nelson seems to be going through culture shock.

Report: Trinity’s Reggie Bonnafon Has Verbally Committed To Louisville

Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program have reportedly picked up their second commitment of the weekend. Reggie Bonnafon, a 3-star athlete from Trinity High School has reportedly given a verbal commitment to Louisville. Bonnafan is currently a junior and is a member of the 2014 class. This should come as no surprise, considering Bonnafon has been high on Louisville for...

Reggie Bonnafon Pulls the Trigger

Coach Charlie Strong and the Louisville nation continue to roll as they add yet another verbal commitment. This time it comes from the class of 2014 with signal caller Reggie Bonnafon.

Louisville Finishes Season Ranked No.13 In AP Poll

Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals have finished the 2012 season ranked No. 13 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. The Cards were jumped all the way from 22-to-12 after knocking Florida in the Sugar Bowl. The Gators finished at No. 9. The biggest question now is where Louisville will be when the first preseason poll is released for next season. With almost everyone returning...

James Quick picks Louisville

There has been a lot of discussion about whether Trinity standout James Quick will pick Louisville or Ohio State University. At the beginning of the fourth quarter in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, he made his decision known. Quick will be playing for Charlie Strong and the Cardinals. Therefore, continuing the momentum from their historic Sugar Bowl victory over Florida on Wednesday...

Louisville’s Victorious Sugar Bowl Effect

What Louisville fans saw on January 2, 2013 was almost unbelievable.No one doubted the resolve of Charlie Strong and his young team, but no one can honestly say that what we saw was an expected outcome. However, one thing is for certain – the city of Louisville and Cardinal fans nationwide are on the train and are beaming with pride. That train is chugging along while awaiting...

4-Star Defensive Tackle Switches Commitment From West Virginia To Louisville

Charlie Strong took no time off after winning the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday night. Strong hit the recruiting trail yesterday morning and has already picked up a commitment less than 48 hours after the biggest win in program history. De’Asian Richardson, a 4-star defensive tackle from Orange Park, Fla., has switched his verbal commitment from West Virginia to Louisville. Richardson...

Louisville is James Quick’s choice

CN2 photo The decision comes down to the fourth quarter for James Quick, the superb wide receiver from Louisville Trinity High School. Play his college football at the University of Louisville or Ohio State University?  Two hats. The Cardinal logo on the left, the other a Buckeye. Even his dad,  Rhonyia Quick, a former UofL player, has no idea which hat James will pick up. Only James...

Butler and Harrington were fast learners

Two surprise players for the University of Louisville football team last week in the Allstate Sugar Bowl were players converted to tight ends. B.J. Butler and Jalen Harrington made huge plays for the Cardinals in the 33-23 win over Florida. Check out how they made their way onto the field on offense.

Could Louisville Be Getting Another Florida Transfer?

At this time last year, Charlie Strong landed two transfers from the University of Florida. Tight end Gerald Christian and wide receive Robert Clark started their career as Gators, but decided to finish their career at Louisville. Both players will be eligible next season. Jacoby Brissett, a 6-foot-4 sophomore quarterback announced over the weekend that he will transfer from Florida...

Peyton Siva Looking To Break School Records

14 games into his senior season, Louisville point guard Peyton Siva is approaching some impressive career milestones and has a chance to break more than one school record. With his eight assists against Providence last week, Siva moved ahead of Phil Bond and is now third all time in career assists. He needs just twelve more to pass Terrence Williams and move into second place. LaBradford...

Two Former Transfers No Longer With Louisville Football Program

With the 2012 college football season ending last night, programs across the country will prepare for the next season. Charlie Strong will do so without two players who decided to transfer to Louisville during the previous off-season. I think a lot of folks had already gotten wind of this, but quarterback Zeke Pike (pictured) and linebacker Jordan Whiting are no longer with the...

Pitino ecstatic following Sugar Bowl

In case anybody was wondering, Rick Pitino was raving about the University of Louisville football team’s 33-23 win over Florida in the BCS Sugar Bowl. “That was absolutely awesome,” he said during Saturday morning TV show. “The coaching staff found out what Louisville’s supporters are really like. They show up 30,000-plus, the Gators had under 10,000. The football coaches...

Video: Relive The Sugar Bowl Experience

Let’s be honest. These Sugar Bowl videos aren’t going to get old anytime soon. I think we can all agree that this isn’t something we’re going to want to stop celebrating for a long time. Yesterday I shared a video of the fan experience down in New Orleans. Today let’s take a look at the actual game as Charlie Strong and the Cardinals shocked the football world. Sugar Bowl...

Basketball break good for Sugar Bowl celebrants

A good thing for University of Louisville basketball, the break in the schedule between the football team’s Sugar Bowl win over Florida, giving the community extra time to celebrate the immensity of the Sugar Bowl win for the football program. The commitment of James Quick, a top-rated wide receiver from Trinity, to UofL on Saturday for next season, followed by a verbal from Trinity...

Jason Hatcher Will Visit Louisville Before Signing Day

Charlie Strong picked up two commitments over the weekend from Trinity High School prospects and is hoping to get one more before national signing day. Wide receiver James Quick from the 2013 class committed on Saturday and quarterback Reggie Bonnafon of the 2014 class verbally pledged on Sunday. Jason Hatcher, a 4-star defensive end is verbally committed to USC, but will take a...
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