University of Louisville junior defensive end Sheldon Rankins learned a lot from last year's veterans and is ready to step up. Rankins has been named a captain for the team.
University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino named five team captains on Wednesday. Petrino tabbed Lorenzo Mauldin, Charles Gaines, Sheldon Rankins, Will Gardner and Jake Smith as team captains for the coming season.
It took just a week and a half into the fall camp for Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino to name his team captains.
On Wednesday afternoon, the program sent out a press release with this seasons five team captains â€” senior linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin, junior defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins, senior offensive lineman Jake Smith, junior cornerback Charles...
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The Louisville football program lost quite a bit on the defensive line due to graduation. Sack specialist Lorenzo Mauldin returns, but, veterans Brandon Dunn, Marcus Smith and Roy Philon gone will have to be replaced.
Junior defensive end Sheldon Rankins has played since his freshman season in 2012, but due to the bulk of veterans ahead of him, he hasnâ...
With the loss of three experienced seniors on the defensive line, junior Sheldon Rankins will be a key for the University of Louisville heading into next season. Cardinal Authority takes a look at the defensive tackle position after spring football.