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Video: Getting To Know Will Gardner

Pete Cautilli |The Cardinal Connect A new era of Louisville Cardinal football will begin on Sept. 1, when the team runs onto the field at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium to take on Miami. Not only does the program have an entirely new coaching staff, but many of last year’s players are gone as well. That said, there is still plenty of fire power returning and multiple newcomers...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Duo Of Petrino & Gardner Has Potential To Light-Up Scoreboards

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Let me preface this with a simple statement. We are not replacing Teddy Bridgewater. He is at a minimum, a once in a decade kind of guy (even if he was under-utilized). For many the quarterback position coming into the 2014 season provides a lot of unknown, but also carries some familiarity with new(ish) Head Coach Bobby Petrino at the helm. The...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino ignites fireworks at Louisville spring game

James Quick scores quickly on a Will Gardner pass play covering 62 yards.  A game day feel to this year’s University of Louisville football spring game, the Green Lot already two-thirds full two hours before kickoff, many fans more than ready to tailgate again, hyped up, eager to experience Bobby Petrino-style football again. An estimated 27,500 of them showing up at Papa John’s...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner shines in Spring Game

With the bright lights on and more than 27,000 fans on hand for the University of Louisville Spring Game, quarterback Will Gardner had a performance worthy of the spotlight. The sophomore threw for 542 yards and 4 touchdowns in leading the Red Team to a 56-13 victory.
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Gardner Fitting Nicely With Bobby Petrino’s Offense

Howard Smith – USA Today Sports Louisville redshirt sophomore Will Gardner has some massive shoes to fill this season. The Douglas, GA., native will step in and take the place Teddy Bridgewater, who is arguably the best quarterback to ever put on the Cardinal uniform. Gardner committed to Louisville in July of 2011, choosing Louisville over Alabama and Mississippi State. He was...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino pleased after Louisville’s first football practice

Anyone recall Bobby Petrino being as enthusiastic as he is now during his first go-round as head football coach at the University of Louisville? He obviously liked what he saw during the opening day of spring practice, praising the running backs, the wide receivers, even the offensive line. He called quarterback Will Gardner a natural leader, a player who has the respect of this...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Gardner preparing for bowl and future

University of Louisville reserve quarterback Will Gardner is in a unique situation. The redshirt freshman is the front-runner to take the reigns should Teddy Bridgewater choose to leave early for the NFL Draft.
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Gardner learning 'from the best' at QB

University of Louisville redshirt freshman Will Gardner isn’t expecting much playing time this season, learning the quarterback position behind Teddy Bridgewater. But as Gardner’s proven early in the season, he’s ready if called upon. Cardinal Authority has a feature on the Cardinals’ backup quarterback.
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Position series feature: Will Gardner

Cardinal Authority’s series of features from the position series continues with a look at the University of Louisville’s backup quarterback – Will Gardner. The redshirt freshman quarterback is ready if the Cardinals need him under center.
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Redshirt Freshman Quarterback Will Gardner Has Returned To Practice

Louisville redshirt freshman quarterback Will Gardner had been sidelined for over a year with a knee injury, but recently returned to the practice field for the Cards. 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...
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December 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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