Found April 18, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
When it comes to the starting quarterback position for the 2013 Louisville Cardinals, they’ll be no competition for the gig. Teddy Bridgewater, a preseason Heisman candidate has it in the bag. However for the first time in a few years, prior to spring practice, Louisville fans were uncertain who would be the back-up. Now that spring camp is over, it appears that redshirt freshman Will Gardner has landed the second string gig. “Will has taken a big step ahead of everyone else,” Louisville offensive coordinator Shaw Watson said following Saturday’s spring game. The Douglas, Ga., native committed to Louisville in July of 2011, choosing Louisville over Alabama and Mississippi State. He was only rated as a 3-star prospect, but when fans see a kid chose Louisville over Alabama, it’s going to cause some excitement. Unfortunately for Gardner he has had some terrible luck with injuries over the last 18 months. During his senior season Gardner tore his ACL causing him to miss all but two game...

Charlie Strong & Jake Owen Have A Bromance Moment

Country music recording artist Jake Owen will be in concert tonight at the KFC Yum Center, along with Thomas Rhett and Jason Aldean. Mr. Owen wanted to do exactly what everyone from out of town wants to do when they arrive in Louisville. Check out all the great things going on at the University of Louisville. Charlie Strong Tweeted out this picture earlier this afternoon. “Jake...

Dominique Brown Fully Invested In Being A Running Back

It’s hard to argue that Dominique Brown wasn’t the most impressive player on the field at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Teddy Bridgewater and D’Vante Parker were both impressive as well, but Brown may have stood out more than anyone else. That is probably due to the fact that Louisville fans haven’t seen him since the 2011 season when he led the team...

U of L football recruits 'jump on the train'

University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and his staff have been on a recruiting roll in recent days. The Cardinals have added five new commitments, bringing the total number of commitments in the Class of 2014 to seven. Cardinal Authority talked more in-depth with the two latest commitments:

Who Wants To Meet Gorgui Dieng?

Arguably the most beloved Louisville Cardinal of all time will be making a public appearance this weekend. Gorgui Dieng will be have a meet & greet autograph signing on Saturday at Prime Lounge in downtown Louisville at 101 W. Main Street. You can purchase pre-sale tickets to secure your spot in line before the general public. I think we all pretty much knew that Gorgui wouldn’t...

Russ Smith Still Uncertain About His Future. He’ll Decide Next Week

The biggest question mark for Louisville fans this week has been the future of Russ Smith. Immediately following the national championship game, Smith’s father, Russ Sr., told Sports Illustrated that his son would forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft. Just a few days later Russ came out and said that he hasn’t made up his mind just yet. The NCAA withdrawal deadline...

Louisville Slugger limited NCAA edition gone, more to come

Great to have a University of Louisville fan as a wife with another birthday coming up. The limited edition Louisville Slugger bats commemorating the UofL basketball team’s NCAA Championship are gone. Sold out, all 2,013 of them in less than four days. Die hard fans can still obtain a similar bat, but they won’t include the limited edition number, the Cardinal head or UofL logos...

Kevin Ware invited to the White House

University of Louisville sophomore guard Kevin Ware has earned a lot of national attention since his horrific broken right leg against Duke in the Elite Eight game of the NCAA Tournament. Now, Ware is headed to the White House.

Podcast: Russ Smith Update & Post Season Report Cards For The 2013 Team

If you missed Wednesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. On Wednesday’s show I talked a little more in depth about Russ Smith’s situation. It sounds like Louisville fans can relax for now. At least until April 28th. I also went down the roster and gave each player a letter grade on the 2012-13 season. Tune...
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