LOUISVILLE CARDINALS NEWS

Louisville Football’s First 2015 Depth Chart

Photo: Pete CautilliThe first official depth chart for the Louisville football program was revealed on Tuesday afternoon and as expected there aren’t a whole lot of surprises. We knew there would be plenty of positions that had “or” listed rather than first and second string. OFFENSE TE: Micky Crum OR Keith Towbridge, Cole Hikutini LT: Khalil Hunter or Geron Christian LG: Pedro...
Via The Cardinal Connect
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino blogs about summer with UL, Puerto Rico

This summer, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino accepted the position of head coach with the Puerto Rican National team. He has been splitting time with both them and the Cardinals and it has certainly been an experience for him. Pitino even brought his Cardinals to Puerto Rico for a series of exhibition games, in which he coached the Puerto Rican team against his collegiate squad...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louisville's Petrino seeks strong follow-up to 9-4 debut

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Bobby Petrino has some wins in hand entering his second season as Louisville's coach even before his Cardinals open Saturday against No. 6 Auburn in Atlanta. Defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and offensive counterpart Garrick McGee passed up opportunities with the NFL's Oakland Raiders and Oklahoma respectively to keep the coaching staff intact as it aims...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville To Launch Massive Improvement, Expansion Project At Football Stadium

It appears that joining one of the Power Five conferences, winning big time bowl games and having a pizza making millionaire as one of your main boosters is a profitable thing for the Louisville Cardinals. Athletic director Tom Jurich spoke with boosters Thursday night at a dinner, and talked about improvements that will be made to the team’s football stadium, Papa John’s Cardinals...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville teases new black uniforms on Twitter

If recent tweets are any indication, the Louisville Cardinals have some new black uniforms coming in the near future. This tease comes just a few weeks after the university and Adidas released the new “Uncaged” unis for this year’s season opener against Louisville. Based on these tweets, however, the potential new black uniforms could be even better. Louisville first. Always...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football: Seven Former Walk-On’s Earn Scholarships

Photo: Pete CautilliAccording to Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal, seven former walk-on’s for the Louisville football program have earned scholarships. WR, Dontez Byrd, Louisville KY FB, Griffin Uhl, Henryville IN LS, Colin Holba, Louisville KY RB, Darius Skinner, Winchester KY RB, Malin Jones, Naperville IN DL Aaron Ahner Okinawa, Japan OL, Toriano Roundtree, Gainesville...
Via The Cardinal Connect
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville releases ‘Nothing Else Matters’ hype video

The Louisville Cardinals will open their season with a game against the No. 6-ranked Auburn Tigers on Sept. 5 in Atlanta. It is a tough test to begin the new year, but it will give Bobby Petrino an idea of just how good his team can be. One way for excitement to get drummed up about a team is by releasing a new hype video. That was the case for the Cardinals, as a new video titled...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino’s Peers Consider Him To Be Second Best Defensive Coach In College Hoops

Photo: Kirby Lee – USA TodaySam Vecenie and the rest of the college basketball crew at CBS Sports have been anonymously polling coaches across the country regarding various different questions. Last week they revealed what coaches had to say about the best offensive coach in college hoops. On Monday CBS shared their findings after asking coaches about the best defensive coach in...
Via The Cardinal Connect
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sporting News Ranks The Top 10 Louisville Basketball Players Of All Time

Photo: Sporting NewsThroughout the summer the College Hoops crew over at the Sporting News has been ranking the top ten players of all time for various different college basketball programs. On Monday afternoon they released their top ten Louisville Cardinals of all time. They didn’t specify what was used to compile the rankings, but judging from the list I assume they went more...
Via The Cardinal Connect
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Top 2015 Signee Vents Frustration On Twitter, Later Apologies

In less than two weeks, Auburn freshman defensive end Byron Cowart, considered by many recruiting services to be the top player in the 2015 class, will play in his first college game when the Tigers take on the Louisville Cardinals. While the team is still preparing for that game, Cowart seems to have a few issues with what is going on during camp. Cowart took to Twitter on Saturday...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Unranked In Preseason AP Poll

Photo: Pete CautilliWith the 2015 college football season 11 days away, the preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll was released over the weekend. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to find that Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals were not ranked in the top 25 of the poll. It’s not that the Cards don’t have the talent, but most of the national media hasn’t projected Louisville...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville unveils new hype video at Kick-Off Luncheon

The Louisville Cardinals have released a new hype video for the upcoming 2015 season. The “we can’t change the world” intro offers a look into the Cardinals field, weight room and the locker room. This video does not show the flash and glam of other teams’ videos, but instead sheds insight into the hard work and dedication the Cardinals have put into the offseason. With...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Debuted An Amazing Official Hype Video At Yesterday’s Football Kickoff Luncheon

Florida State, Clemson, and Georgia Tech have gotten most of the hype as we inch closer to 2015 ACC football, but don’t sleep on the Louisville Cardinals. U of L fielded one of the sport’s most stout defenses last season, and will have a full year of experience in head coach Bobby Petrino’s system in 2015. At Friday’s Louisville Football Kickoff Luncheon, the Cards debuted...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville AD still using same ‘little brother’ joke against UK

In just about every aspect, the Louisville Cardinals are often called the “little brother” to the Kentucky Wildcats. The two teams have a storied history with each other in both of the major sports playing each other 48 times in both the regular season and NCAA Tournament in basketball since 1913 and 27 times in football since 1912. Last year at the Louisville football luncheon...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Star Louisville Recruit Markelle Fultz Will Announce College Decision Tonight

Photo: adidasAccording to ESPN’s Paul Biancardi, Louisville target Markelle Fultz will announce his college decision live on ESPNU tonight at 7 PM. The announcement will be during the E24X Dunk and 3-point shootout. The five-star combo guard has been one of Rick Pitino’s top targets over the summer. Fultz took an official visit to Louisville earlier this month and has kept...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino delivers high praise for freshman Ray Spalding

Forward Ray Spalding is one of the talented freshman players Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino has coming into the program this year and he has wasted no time catching the attention of his new coach. In a recent blog post following his team’s trip to Puerto Rico, Pitino delivered some high praise for the freshman forward. Specifically, Pitino said that Spalding has as...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Louisville Cardinals Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is weeks away, and the Louisville Cardinals are determined to spoil seasons from divisional rivals Clemson and FSU. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Louisville’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Recaps Puerto Trip With An Updated Blog Post

Photo: @KKCardsLouisville’s own Rick Pitino has returned to the blogging world to provide a lengthy update on his team’s recent trip to Puerto Rico. In his latest blog post at RickPitino.net, Coach P gave a brief update on each player on the roster and noted which guys will be ready to play during the upcoming season. Pitino also provided an update on the Purto Rican national...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cardinal Michaelee Harris Suffers Another Season Ending Injury

Photo: USA Today SportsOn Monday evening we learned that former Louisville wide receiver Michaelee Harris has once again suffered a serious injury that will require him to miss another season of football. Harris graduated from Louisville in December and recently transferred to Akron for his final season of eligibility. According to an official release from Akron’s website, Harris...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ferguson on the transfer wagon again

Post from: The contenders for starting quarterback  of the University of Louisville football team have been thinned by one. Tyler Ferguson Tyler Ferguson, a 6-foot-4, 217-pound junior, is transferring to another yet-to-be-named school, having fallen deep in the potential starting rotation. He apparently sensed his future wasn’t at UofL,  having fallen behind Reggie Bonnafon...
Via Louisville Card Game
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Laughs At Louisville’s Helmet For Game Against Auburn

A couple months ago, we showed you an attempt by the apparel company adidas to be hip and make the Louisville Cardinals look good for their season opener against Auburn. Months later, fans are still having fun with the new look. It started when the Peach Bowl, who is hosting the opener as part of their sponsorship deal with Chick-Fil-A, tweeted this photo: Only 20 DAYS until #CFAKickoff...
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Check out Chris Johnson’s gnarly bullet hole scar

Running back Chris Johnson will never forget why he has a gruesome-looking bullet hole scar on his left shoulder. He was shot in March when a car pulled up to his vehicle at a red light and began firing. Tragically, his friend Dreekius Oricko Johnson was killed in the shooting. The horrible event is one in which Johnson has needed much time to get past. Johnson posted a picture...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino Recaps Night Three Of The Puerto Rico Tour

Photo: @KKCardsDespite the close loss, Rick Pitino seemed to be pleased with the way his team battled on Thursday night in San Juan. Despite having a lead for the majority of the game, the Cards ran out of gas in overtime Even though a loss was the outcome, I think it’s safe to say this was the team’s best performance of the trip so far. Louisville had a very balanced attack...
Via The Cardinal Connect
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chinanu Onuaku, J.J. Barea have postgame altercation

The Louisville Cardinals have been playing a series of games against the Puerto Rican national team this week, as Hall of Famer Rick Pitino happens to coach both teams, and things got a bit snippy after Wednesday night’s game when Louisville sophomore center Chinanu Onuaku and Puerto Rican point guard J.J. Barea got into a physical altercation in the handshake line. Nick Coffey...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chinanu Onuaku Will Miss Tonight’s Game Due To Post Game Altercation

Photo: @EricCrawfordLouisville big man Chinanu Onuakua is expected to miss Thursday night’s game against the Puerto Rican national team, due to an altercation that took place following Wednesday night’s loss. Nanu reportedly had a run-in with Puerto Rican point guard J.J. Berea while the two teams were shaking hands following Puerto Rico’s 96 -62 win over the Cardinals. Berea...
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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