Found July 30, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
Charlie Strong will speak to the media in Newport R.I., at the American Athletic Conference Media Day around 9:45 this morning. It was revealed earlier on Tuesday that Louisville was the preseason No. 1 team in the AAC media poll. You can watch Strong’s press conference live, courtesy of You can expect Strong to be asked about the addition of Michael Dyer. Because Dyer hasn’t been officially admitted to the school, that’s about all you’ll hear from Strong regarding the former Auburn running back.

As Expected, Your Louisville Cardinals Are The Preseason Favorite In The AAC

For the first and last time Charlie Strong and four of his players are attending the American Athletic Conference Media Day in Newport, R.I. The official preseason media poll was released early on Tuesday morning and as expected, your Louisville Cardinals are ranked No. 1. Louisville received 28 of the total 30 first place votes. AAC Preseason Poll 1. Louisville (28) 2. Cincinnati...

School accidentally sent the wrong cleats

Teams are gearing up for the 2013 season, and with most programs starting fall football practices this week, they need to have their gear ready to go. Texas A&M recently thought it got in another shipment of it’s amazing cleats for 2013, but it looks like the equipment staff was met with another surprise: Oops, it looks like Adidas sent the Cardinals cleats to the wrong school...

Four Star Defensive Tackle Favors Louisville

The defensive tackle position has been one of the main focus’ for Charlie Strong and his staff in the 2014 class. Daniel Cage, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound, tackle from Cincinnati, OH., has been a top target in recent weeks for Charlie Strong and it appears to be paying off. Cage has offers from some of the top programs in the country and Louisville appears to be the favorite. Seven different...

Will The Louisville Football Team Welcome & Embrace Michael Dyer?

If you follow The Cardinal Connect on a regular basis, I’m sure you can tell that we’re all pretty much on board with Charlie Strong bringing in Michael Dyer. Obviously there are some red flags when you look at Dyer’s background, but I see this as a low risk/high reward situation. If he acts up and can’t behave, then cut him loose. If he’s able to stay out of trouble and...

2013 American Media Day: Louisville easy conference favorite despite “unrealistic expectations”

Everything Louisville does well in the 2013 season will be compared to one game nationally. Louisville’s impressive display in a Sugar Bowl victory against the Florida Gators last bowl season has helped put lofty expectations for the 2013 Cardinals entering the new year, with some suggesting the Cardinals could possibly make a run at playing for a BCS championship if all goes to...

Louisville Football Position Preview: Defensive Line

Beginning the 2013 season, the Defensive Line is one of the Cardinal’s deepest positions on the grid iron.  Toss in a few youngsters with huge upside coupled with a handful of veterans, and there is a boatload of promise for this unit. At the Defenside End positions with Marcus Smith and Lorenzo Mauldin you have a couple of guys with legitimate pro potential forcing the opposing...

Michael Dyer Expected To Be A Member The Louisville Football Program

Although it’s still not been made “official,” I can confirm that former Auburn running back Michael Dyer is currently in the process of joining the Louisville football team. Since last week, I’ve spoke to three different people who are close to the program and they’ve informed me that Dyer has been in Louisville over the past week and is expected to be a member of the Cardinal...

Teddy Bridgewater takes out a $10 million insurance policy prior to 2013 season

In anticipation of the 2013-14 college football season, Louisville Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has taken out a $10 million insurance policy.

Teddy Bridgewater: Louisville would “take in and welcome” Michael Dyer

As he went through the “Bristol car wash” at ESPN today, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was asked about former Auburn running back Michael Dyer, who has recently visited the Louisville campus. Talking to Joe Schad, Bridgewater said he was all for Dyer coming aboard. Per the Courier-Journal: Bridgewater told Schad he met Dyer on the visit and added that U of L players...

Louisville Assistant Kevin Keatts Feared On The Recruiting Trail

Jeff Goodman, a college basketball Insider for ESPN recently surveyed more than 200 college coaches and got their thoughts on who the most feared assistant coaches are on the recruiting trail. In an Insider article on Wednesday afternoon, Goodman ranked the top 21 most feared assistant coaches based on the feedback he got from the college coaches. Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts...

Quentin Snider Has Decommitted From Louisville

According to multiple sources close to the situation, four star point guard and Louisville native Quentin Snider has decided to reopen his recruitment. Snider informed Rick Pitino of his de-commitment shortly before 5 PM on Wednesday afternoon. He committed to Louisville in August of 2011 on the same day he received a scholarship offer. It’s been well noted that Snider grew up...

American Athletic Conference: 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

The Former Big East has made some changes in 2013. After raiding Conference USA, the new American Athletic Conference was born. The AAC lost Boise State and San Diego State who both decided that staying in the Mountain West Conference was a better choice for both schools. Also, with Pitt and Syracuse leaving for the ACC the domino effects of re-alignment are in full force.Look for...

Louisville Emerging As The Leader For Four Star Forward Jaylen Johnson

There are multiple different front-court players in the 2014 class that Rick Pitino and his staff are currently pursuing. Jaylen Johnson, a 6-foot-9, power forward from Ypsilanti, MI., is one target in particular that Louisville appears to be in great shape with. Louisville assistant coach Kevin Keatts has made Johnson a priority in recent weeks and it’s apparently paid off. Johnson...

Add Michael Humphrey To The List Of Big Men With A Louisville Offer

It’s no secret that the Louisville basketball program is in dire need of front-court players for the 2014 class. Rick Pitino is actively pursuing some of the top big men in the country and is in good shape with guys like Cliff Alexander, Trey Lyles and Goodluck Okonoboh. However, there is a new and unfamiliar name to keep an eye on. Michael Humphrey, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound center...

Meet the Florida youngsters U of L offered

LAS VEGAS – New University of Louisville assistant coach Mike Balado came to Rick Pitino’s staff after a sting at Florida International under Richard Pitino. Balado has a lot of ties to the Sunshine State, which is why the Cardinals were among the first schools to get involved with three elite 2016 prospects from Florida.
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