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On Saturday afternoon, prior to the Louisville basketball team’s season finale against Connecticut, football coach Bobby Petrino spoke to the media to preview his program’s upcoming spring slate. Below is transcript of Petrino’s presser, courtesy of Steve Anderss at WDRB.
On the quarterback situation:
“I won’t make (a decision on a starting quarterback...
Among the reaction we heard from the University of Louisville football players to Charlie Strong leaving was from expected starting quarterback Will Gardner. The redshirt freshman expected to replace Teddy Bridgewater under center said the players respect Strong and move on.
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.
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.
When you’re playing behind one of the best quarterbacks in the country, it’s hard to really get much of an opportunity to shine. Fortunately for Louisville back-up quarterback Will Gardner, due to Louisville’s overwhelming leads, he’s played in three of the four games so far this season.
“He’s done really well,” Shawn Watson said following Tuesday’s...
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.
Maybe it’s just me, but there really wasn’t a whole lot to take away from yesterday’s football media day. Vance Bedford was energetic and entertaining as always, Shawn Watson talked about the depth of his offense and the players talked about continuing to improve.
With nearly everyone back from last year’s team, I think most fans pretty much know what to expect when it comes...
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...