Arkansas enjoying resurgence under Bielema

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bret Bielema didn't shy away from reflecting on where Arkansas has been and how far it's come. A few wins in a row, including Bielema's first over a power conference team with the Razorbacks, will do that for a coach. After two lost seasons following the Bobby Petrino scandal, Arkansas appears to have finally turned the corner toward Southeastern...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Razorbacks Becoming Serious Contenders Very Soon

The toughest division in college football seems to be without question the SEC West. This division has had a team in the national title game the last five years. Think about that for a minute, one division in college football has been represented in the biggest game college football has to offer each year for the last five years.Those five representatives the past five years were...
Via Football Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Will Gardner’s Debut Performance To Previous Petrino Quarterbacks

Photo: Pete Cautilli Louisville starting quarterback Will Gardner wasn’t flawless in Monday’s season opener, but overall, I thought he played just fine. As a matter of fact, after rewatching the game on TV last night, Gardner actually played better than I initially remembered. The Georgia native has some extremely large shoes to fill, considering he’s replacing arguably the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Local Pizzeria Offering Up 'Penny a Point' Pizza if Arkansas Can Beat Auburn

Ever since Bobby Petrino left its been tough sledding for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Under John L. Smith they were just 4-8 in 2012 and last year they were not any better at 3-9 under Brett Bielema. The 2014 season is a new year though. With that comes a renewed hope for excellence and success in the coming year.A local pizzeria has so much hope in the team that they are willing to...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Five must-watch college football games in Week 1

Finally! You can breathe a sigh of relief as the 2014 college football season is now upon us and opening kickoff is just a few short days away. Since it’s been more than six months since we’ve last seen action on the college football gridiron, any game on television will be welcomed into your home. But not all football games will carry the same weight in the opening week as...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Significant friction’ between Bobby Petrino and Todd Grantham

Bobby Petrino hasn’t changed much since his last tour with the Louisville Cardinals. Even after failing miserably at the NFL level and then publicly embarrassing himself, his family and the University of Arkansas, it doesn’t seem like Petrino has learned from his mistakes. There is now in-fighting among Louisville’s coaching staff with Petrino at the middle of it all. ...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Louisville DT Jamaine Brooks on coach Bobby Petrino: "He’s a mean guy"

Louisville Cardinals head football coach Bobby Petrino apparently isn’t making many friends in his new job. “He’s a mean guy,” former Louisville defensive tackle Jamaine Brooks told “He cusses you out. You’re never doing enough. He’s still Bobby F@#^ing Petrino.”    
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Bobby Petrino already feuding with his $5 million DC at Louisville?

According to a report, the new Bobby Petrino era at Louisville has already hit its first rough patch. As part of a notebook column published Monday, Sports Illustrated had a section on Louisville that reported new head coach Bobby Petrino is feuding with new defensive coordinator Todd Grantham. From SI's report: Sources with ties to the Cardinals’ football program and Petrino...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: A shock in Little Rock

There are just three weeks until college football season kicks off and one of the interesting debates is which team will get shocked in the first week or two. It happens every year and with the recent news on autonomy arriving for the Big 5 conferences, it’s important to remember that the teams outside of the Big 5 can still bring it when given the opportunity. Our Sun Belt preview...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: A shock in Little Rock

There are just three weeks until college football season kicks off and one of the interesting debates is which team will get shocked in the first week or two. It happens every year and with the recent news on autonomy arriving for the Big 5 conferences, it’s important to remember that the teams outside of the Big 5 can still bring it when given the opportunity. Our Sun Belt preview...
Via The Student Section
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino’s Return To Louisville Is One Of The Top Story-Lines In College Football

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Maybe I’m biased, but in my opinion, Bobby Petrino’s return to Louisville didn’t get the attention it deserved. At least not for the right reasons. The majority of the national media only discussed the hire by mentioning that Louisville was taking a chance on someone who has made mistakes in the past. The nasty and abrupt exit from the Atlanta...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Unranked In The 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect The 2014 College Football Preseason Poll was released on Thursday afternoon. I don’t consider it much of a surprise, but Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals were not featured in the top 25. It’s not that I don’t think this team is worthy of a top 25 vote, however most national projections show Louisville right outside of the top 25...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema takes some shots at Alabama and Lane Kiffin

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema is still not making any friends. Bielema was in Bristol at ESPN studios and had some interesting things to say about Alabama. The NCAA implemented a new two-week dead period that ran from June 30-July 13. Bielema was asked a question about how he felt about the year round nature of college football. Bielema’s answer included a shot at Alabama....
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Washington State Quarterback Is Considering Louisville

Photo | WSU Athletic Communications Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino already has a plethora of quarterbacks on his roster. With that said, when you’re an offensive mastermind like Petrino, I’m sure you can never have too many QB’s. Louisville currently has seven quarterbacks listed on the updated roster and do not currently have a commitment from a QB in the 2015...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Star Tight End Is High On Louisville. He’ll Visit For The Season Opener

Photo | Scout The wave of recruiting momentum has somewhat slowed down for Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program in the past couple of weeks. However, just because there hasn’t been any recent commitments, that doesn’t mean good things aren’t happening behind the scenes. Will Gragg, a four star tight end from Dumas, Arkansas recently shared his updated...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vegas Gives Louisville Football 250/1 Odds To Win It All

On Wednesday afternoon the folks at Bovada released the 2014-15 College Football National Championship odds. Let’s just say the boys in Vegas aren’t exactly high on Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals winning it all. Louisville was given 250/1 odds, which means they have the 40th best odds of any team in the country. Bovada has five ACC teams (Florida State, Clemson, Miami...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Star Wide Receiver Dahu Green Has Committed To Louisville

Photo | Westmoore High School The commitments continue to roll in for Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football program. Petrino picked up his fourth commitment in the last six days on Thursday afternoon. Dahu Green, a 6-foot-3 wide receiver from Oklahoma City, OK., has verbally pledged to Louisville. Bobby Petrino and his staff were one of the first to offer Green a scholarship...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals: Can Bobby Petrino Erase the Past With Wins?

Before the 2012 college football season, then Arkansas' head coach Bobby Petrino was in a motorcycle accident. He first reported that he was riding alone, but the police consequently reported that former All-SEC volleyball player Jessica Dorrell, who was recently hired by Petrino, was also on the motorcycle that day. To make the long story short, it was revealed that Petrino...
Via Football Nation
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino Lands His Fourth Commitment From The 2015 Class

Photo | 247Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football program have landed their fourth commitment from the 2015 class. James Allen, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound, running back from Citra, FL., verbally pledged to Louisville on Thursday afternoon. Jody Demling of Cardinal Authority was the first to report the news. Allen is rated as a three star prospect and chose Louisville over Tennessee...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino Adds Another Junior College Defensive Back

Photo | Since national signing day in February, Bobby Petrino has now added three junior college defensive backs. Former Washington safety James Sample and Isaac Watson of San Mateo Junior College both joined Coach Petrino’s 2014 recruiting class within the past few weeks. Over the weekend, Louisville picked up another commitment from the junior college ranks. Carl...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino hasn’t seen much of Michael Dyer

When Michael Dyer arrived on campus last fall, University of Louisville football fans were elated, expecting the one-time most valuable player in a national championship game to greatly enhance UofL’s running game. Dyer participated in seven games during the 2013 season, gaining 238 yards in 44 tries, averaging 5.3 yards per carry while scoring two touchdowns. He saw no action...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jewel of Bobby Petrino recruiting class charged with child sex felony

Maybe hiring Bobby Petrino was a bad idea. Maybe all those times when I said replacing Tim Beckman with Bobby Petrino would be a good idea…yeah I take that back. Meet three-star linebacker prospect and signed member of the Louisville Cardinals recruiting class Sharieff Rhaheed-Muhammad. The native of Fort Pierce, Fla., was arrested Monday on a felony sex-related charge of “lewd...
Via The Sports Bank
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville recruit arrested on disturbing charges is reporting that Louisville football signee Sharieff  Rhaheed-Muhammad was arrested Monday on a felony sex-related charge stemming from an investigation that began last year. The three-star linebacker was released from the St. Lucie Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Fort Pierce, FL., on Tuesday afternoon. Rhaheed-Muhaammed is one of the top ranked signee’s...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Washington Defensive End Will Visit Louisville During last week’s national signing day press conference Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino noted that he’s still looking for a few good men to add to his 2014 recruiting class. Petrino specifically mentioned the need for defensive lineman. Tae Thibodeaux, a three star defensive lineman out of Louisiana will visited Louisville over the weekend and will also take...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino & Staff Hoping To Add Defensive Lineman Tae Thibodeaux To The 2014 Class When discussing his 2014 recruiting class on Wednesday, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino mentioned that he and his staff weren’t exactly finished just yet. I wouldn’t be surprised if the class end up being just the 21 guys that signed on Wednesday, but the staff is at least trying to persuade a couple more prospects to join the Cardinal program. One of those...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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