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Following Louisville’s 45-17 win over Temple, senior cornerback Adrian Bushell talked about a video that was put together and shown to the team prior to the game. This video had clips of national media members not giving Louisville the same amount of respect as the other unbeatens.
Bushell says the team uses the lack of respect as motivation. When asked for how he’d respond to voters who say Louisville couldn’t compete with the other undefeated teams, “I say line em’ up,” Bushell says.
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Might want to take it a little easy on the 10,391 people who didn’t show up at the University of Louisville-Temple football game Saturday.
The weather outlook for the game was dismal, as has been the case with the three most recent home games. Many of the absentees were probably still recovering from the soggy overtime win against Cincinnati.
The cold, damp and dreary script gets...
The Big East Defensive Player of the Week award will stay with the Louisville Cardinals for the third consecutive week.
Freshman linebacker Keith Brown was given then honor this week for his performance in Louisville’s 45-17 win over Temple. Brown had eight total tackles against the Owls and recovered a fumble that he forced.
Brown has played in just seven of the nine games this...
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong is focused on Saturday’s game at Syracuse and not the BCS rankings. The Cardinals are ranked No. 9 in this week’s rankings and Strong was peppered with questions about it on Monday.
Jeremy Wright breaks loose for a 32-yard jaunt late to Temple’s 4 yard line in the third quarter, setting up Teddy Bridgewater’s fifth touchdown pass of the day, a nine-yarder to Andrell Smith (see video below) two plays later. Wright would rush for 100 yards in Louisville’s 45-17 win.
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After Saturday’s win over Temple, Cardinal running back Jeremy Wright talked about the running game getting back on track and also discussed Louisville’s motivation to earn respect on the national level.
Junior tight end Ryan Hubbell came through with a spark for the University of Louisville football team on Saturday, hauling in a 72-yard touchdown pass from Teddy Bridgewater in the first quarter. The TD by Hubbell was the Cardinal Authority Play of the Game in U of L’s 45-17 win over Temple.
The University of Louisville football team is still perfect after nine games but the Cardinals are not getting a ton of respect nationally. U of L coach Charlie Strong is using the respect card as motivation for his team.
Jody Demling of CardinalAuthority.com broke the news earlier this afternoon that the University of Louisville has lost their appeal with the NCAA in regards to the eligibility of freshman center Mangok Mathiang.
Mathiang was ruled ineligible by the NCAA clearing house in mid October. Louisville appealed the decision, but unfortunately the clearing house stood firm with their decision...
If Louisville is playing with a chip on its shoulder, Cardinals coach Charlie Strong has to be pleased with the results.
Louisville is the lowest...