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Texans Add Alex Kupper to 53 Man Roster

The Houston Texans have promoted offensive guard, Alex Kupper to the 53 man roster. Kupper is a rookie from Louisville who is 6-3 and 299 lbs. and can play both the center and guard positions. He was with the Texans from the start of rookie mini camp, and made it to the final cut prior to the team setting the 53-man roster. He was resigned to the Texans practice squad on May, 10th...
Via State of the Texans
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisville Football: Is The Schedule The Only Red Flag?

Earlier this week, the folks at Yahoo! Sports looked at the potential weaknesses of the top ten teams in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll. It should come as no surprise that they’ve tabbed Louisville’s 2013 regular season schedule as the Cards’ biggest red flag. 9) Louisville: It starts and ends with the schedule for the Cardinals, who could easily go undefeated...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Former Louisville Cardinals Land NFL Contracts

For the second consecutive year, the Louisville football program didn’t have any players selected in the NFL Draft. There were a handful of guys from the 2012 team that had hoped to hear their name called over the weekend, but unfortunately that didn’t happen. Despite not being drafted, four former Louisville players have signed NFL free agent contracts. Center Mario Benavides signed...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Three More Cards Sign NFL Deals

We started today with no 2013 Sugar Bowl Champions on a NFL roster…we now have 4 of them.  As we already mentioned Adrian Bushell signed with the Oakland Raiders.  After Bushell signed it was like a domino effect for the rest of the NFL hopefuls. Alex Kupper signed a deal with the Houston Texans.  Kupper was widely referred to as the brains behind the offensive line last season...
Via StraitPinkie.com
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Three ex-U of L players sign with NFL teams

The day after the NFL Draft ended and three former University of Louisville football players have signed free agent contracts with NFL teams. Check out where Adrian Bushell, Mario Benavides and Alex Kupper are headed.
Via louisville.scout.com
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Benavides and Kupper set for All-Star game

Two former University of Louisville football players – Alex Kupper and Mario Benavides – will take a major step towards what they hope is a professional football career on Saturday night. The two offensive linemen will participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Both players talked with Cardinal Authority about the event and their future.
Via louisville.scout.com
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 19 Cards seeking 1st Senior Day win in 3 years

Louisville's seniors have a simple reason for wanting to win Saturday's home finale over Connecticut. It hasn't been done in a while. A victory would be the seniors' first in three tries under coach Charlie Strong. The No. 19 Cardinals (9-1, 4-1 Big East) can also achieve double-digit victories for the fourth time in school history, all since 2001. Staying within...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kupper has gone from walk-on to best lineman

One of the strong suits for the University of Louisville football team this season has been the offensive line. U of L coach Charlie Strong said the line has been “really good,” and lauded one lineman – senior Alex Kupper. Cardinal Authority has a piece on Kupper, who started his career as a walk-on.
Via louisville.scout.com
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisville wary of struggling South Florida

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The No. 16 Louisville Cardinals know that South Florida's mission on Saturday is to turn its season around with a big win. The Cardinals know firsthand how a key victory can turn things around; they just don't want the Bulls doing it at their expense. A senior-laden South Florida squad that was expected to challenge for the Big East championship...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 16 Louisville wary of struggling South Florida

The No. 16 Louisville Cardinals know that South Florida's mission on Saturday is turn its season around with a big win. The Cardinals know firsthand how a key victory can turn things around; they just don't want the Bulls doing it at their expense. A senior-laden South Florida squad that was expected to challenge for the Big East championship has lost four straight since...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Position Advantage: Offensive Line

For the remainder of the week, TheCardinalConnect.com will compare each position for Louisville and Kentucky and determine which has the advantage. First up is the offensive line. Louisville’s biggest weakness for the majority of last season was their offensive line, but a lot of that had to do with youth and injuries. Kentucky’s offensive line was thought to be their strength...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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