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Will Gardner Wins Louisville QB Job

Just as Teddy Bridgewater lost the starting QB battle in Minnesota, his school Louisville made the announcement on who will be their starting QB. Sophomore Will Gardner has won the job: Gardner was considered the favorite following a good spring, but still had to prove himself in fall camp. Petrino said he did that, announcing in a release Sunday night that Gardner ”demonstrated...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sophomore Will Gardner wins Louisville starting QB job

  Louisville coach Bobby Petrino has selected sophomore Will Gardner as the Cardinals' starting quarterback for their Sept. 1 season opener against Miami. A backup last season to star Teddy Bridgewater -- now with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings -- Gardner played in six games and completed 8 of 12 passes for 112 yards and two touchdowns. Gardner was considered the favorite following...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino Officially Names Will Gardner The Starting Quarterback

Photo: The Cardinal Connect On Sunday evening Bobby Petrino officially named redshirt sophomore Will Gardner the starting quarterback for the Cardinals season opener against Miami. “I thought Will had an outstanding fall camp,” Petrino said in an official statement. “He demonstrated good decision making and executed our offense.” After an strong spring camp, Gardner looked...
Via The Cardinal Connect
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Gardner Making Strides At The Perfect Time

Photo: The Cardinal Connect With just eleven days until the 2014 season kicks, Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino has yet to officially name a starting quarterback. But does he really need to? That is a fair question. We’ve all assumed that redshirt sophomore Will Gardner will be the starting quarterback, considering he played very well throughout the spring and was Teddy...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville offense clicks during scrimmage

DeVante Parker eludes the outstretched arms of Andrew Johnson after catching a pass from Will Gardner that nets 30-plus yards. The last public look at the University of Louisville football team before the season opener, an inter-squad scrimmage Saturday to give Bobby Petrino and approximately 2,000 fans a look at how far this team has progressed during fall camp. No one was operating...
Via Louisville Card Game
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Campus Insider: Gardner may be better than Bridgewater

At least one analyst believes Will Gardner will be better than Teddy Bridgewater was at the University of Louisville. Will Gardner Campus Insiders’ Rich Cirminiello took up the argument that Louisville quarterback Will Gardner will outplay Teddy Bridgewater, year over year, attempting to convince his disbelieving co-workers.  If his assessment eventually proves to be accurate...
Via Louisville Card Game
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Petrino: Louisville offense has room for growth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) First-year Louisville coach Bobby Petrino is well known for his offensive expertise and the high expectations he places on his quarterback to make his multiple sets work. Even in the first week of practice. The Cardinals' initial workouts have yielded encouraging signs about presumed starting QB Will Gardner and other offensive skill players. But Petrino...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Gardner Says The Offense Needs To Pick It Up

Photo: Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect We heard rave reviews about Louisville sophomore quarterback Will Gardner throughout the spring. What we saw in the spring game seemed to confirm all of the positives things we’d been hearing. I realize it’s just a spring game and a lot of it was against the second string defense, but Gardner threw for 542-yards and looked excellent...
Via The Cardinal Connect
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Gardner Tabbed As A Heisman Super Sleeper

Photo: Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino hasn’t officially named a starting quarterback for the 2014 season, however all signs point to redshirt sophomore Will Gardner. Petrino noted after the first day of practice that Gardner didn’t look quite as crisp as he did when ending the spring camp. With that said, it would take something extreme...
Via The Cardinal Connect
26 days ago  |  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
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