Bonnafon, Radcliff forming 1-2 punch for Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Reggie Bonnafon made a strong case to be Louisville's starting quarterback. Brandon Radcliff bolstered his credentials as the Cardinals' featured running back with hard-charging runs that came early and often. The Cardinals' two skill players combined for five touchdowns and 351 yards and the Red squad scored on five of six first-half possessions against the...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spring Game Preview: Offense

Photo: Pete CautilliWith the annual spring football game right around the corner, The Cardinal Connect will provide an in depth preview of both the offense and defense. First up is the offense. Quarterback I don’t remember a year where the QB position has been as wide open as it was when spring ball started. Reggie Bonnafon, Tyler Ferguson and Kyle Bolin all had a legitimate...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Despite Limited Action During His Sr. Year, Dominique Brown Is Ready To Prove His Worth

Photo: Pete CautilliHeading into the 2014 football season, senior running back Dominique Brown was expected to have a huge year. Although there were plenty of running backs on the depth chart, Brown had been the first string back throughout the spring and summer months. Brown was the best player on the field for Louisville in the season opener against Miami on Sept. 1. The Cincinnati...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville defense has no answers for Chubbs

Post from: The bad news is the University of Louisville lost 37-14 to Georgia in the Belk Bowl. The consolation prize that UofL, because of its membership in the Atlantic Coast Conference, will continue to face high level competition on a consistent basis. Any hopes for another big-time victory over a ranked opponent began to fade early in the second quarter with second-string...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: Belk Bowl preview

After being invited to play in the Belk Bowl, the Georgia football team immediately knew they would see some very familiar faces in this contest. The contest between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Louisville Cardinals will be a tough fought game that could also be seen as a game to prove that the hire of defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt was a large upgrade. This game will come down...
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Mr. Football Is High On Louisville

Photo: @KV_XIV Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals hosted a number of recruits during Saturday’s season finale against Kentucky. One of the top prospects in attendance for Louisville’s 44-40 rivalry win was running back Ke’Shawn Vaughn, a 5-foot-10, 210-pound, running back from Nashville, TN. Petrino and his staff have been pursuing Vaughn for quite some time, but Louisville...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Louisville outlasts rival Kentucky 44-40

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Brandon Radcliff ran for a 4-yard touchdown with 2:47 remaining and safety Gerod Holliman sealed it with an NCAA record-tying 14th interception with 35 seconds left, helping No. 24 Louisville earn a wild 44-40 victory over Kentucky on Saturday. No lead was safe in a back-and-forth game between rivals that got physical before kickoff. Louisville coach Bobby Petrino...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TraVaughn Paschal annihilates Brandon Radcliff (VIDEO)

The Kentucky Wildcats were ready for a fight when they took on the Louisville Cardinals with bowl eligibility on the line. TraVaughn Paschal made sure to send UL running back Brandon Radcliffe the message early.   . Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Then be sure to check out the KSC Forums Subscribe to our RSS […]
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend that Was: Holliman for Heisman Edition

Its the first day of the week. So that means you’ll need a recap of whatever you missed over the past three days. That’s right, it is time for yet another Weekend that Was! But before the shenanigans begin, let’s see how College Gameday went in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Courtesy of Twitter/@Murphy80Todd Cheers to you brave gentleman. Cheers to you. The biggest news this...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

At the wire, Louisville turns Notre Dame away

A vitural red sea of University of Louisville fans descend upon South Bend on a cold drizzling day in November 2014. A cold drizzly day, gray skies, temperatures in the mid-forties, wet and slippery conditions for an historic football game. A school, a football program and a fan base ready to take the next step. Momentum swinging back and forth during the game, moods bouncing wildly...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville holds on for 31-28 win over Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Freshman quarterback Reggie Bonnafon ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw a 21-yard scoring pass to DeVante Parker to lead Louisville to a 31-28 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday, the third straight loss for the Fighting Irish. The Irish (7-4) had a chance to force overtime but Kyle Brindza missed a 32-yard field goal wide right with 51 seconds left. The...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Disappearance Of Dominique Brown

Photo: Pete Cautilli Senior running back Dominique Brown had the best performance of his career when Louisville opened up the season against Miami on Sept. 1. The Cincinnati native had 143 yards on 33 carries and was without question the top performer for both teams. A lot has changed for Dominique Brown since Sept. 1. Brown went from being the top ball carrier on the Louisville...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Finally Healthy Heading Into The Biggest Game Of The Season

Photo: Petey Cautilli The Louisville Cardinal football program took a big step in the right direction in their week eight win over NC State. Unfortunately, three key players left the game with injuries and did not return. Running back Brandon Radcliff didn’t sustain an injury during the game, but received just two carries. In his post game press conference, Petrino revealed that...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Radcliff welcomes return of DeVante Parker as the X-factor for Louisville

Brandon Radcliff strolls into the press conference smiling Monday, having emerged from obscurity into the limelight after two consecutive 100-yard-plus games as a running back in which he has scored four touchdowns, bringing boundless energy to an otherwise struggling offense. He’s obviously happy about those stats but what really gets him going is the return of DeVante Parker...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Football: Notable Numbers From Week Six

Mark Konezny – USA Today During Friday evening’s win over Syracuse, Louisville Cardinal fans saw a lot of what they’ve been getting used to over the past few weeks. The defense was dominant and the offense did just enough. Here are some notable numbers from week six. 2 consecutive 100+ rushing yard performances for Running Back Brandon Radcliff. 3 complete games since Louisville’s...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlights: Louisville 28 – Syracuse 6

Nick Lisi – Associated Press For the second consecutive week Brandon Radcliff led the Cards 139 yards and two touchdown as Louisville routed Syracuse 28-6 at the Carrier Dome. Here are highlights courtesy of the ACC Digital Network.
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville 28 – Syracuse 6: Cards Get Revenge In Up-State New York

Brett Carlsen – Getty Images Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals moved to 5-1 on the season on Friday evening with a 28-6 road win over the Syracuse Orange. For the third consecutive week we saw a very similar outcome. The defense was dominant and the offense did just enough to get by. To be fair, the offense was better against Syracuse than they were last week against...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Glimpses of Louisville promise admidst miscues in 28-6 win over Syracuse

The University of Louisville won a football game over Syracuse 28-6 Friday in a game that will be remembered by some for far too many fumbles, interceptions and fumbles. Between all the miscues, however, there were some remarkable performances. How about a UofL defense that would allow Syracuse only 70 yards rushing, far below their heretofore average of 220 yards per game. Stopping...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Radcliff helps Louisville beat Syracuse 28-6

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Brandon Radcliff ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisville had two interceptions and two safeties in a 28-6 victory over Syracuse on Friday night, the Orange's third straight loss. The Cardinals (5-1, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved to 4-0 against Syracuse under Bobby Petrino. With a grueling schedule ahead, Syracuse (2-3, 0-1 ACC) began ACC play...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Radcliff’s Teammates & Coaches Weren’t At All Surprised By His Breakout Game

Photo: JD Coffey The Louisville offense had their worst performance of the season in Saturday’s 20-10 win over Wake Forest. However, redshirt sophomore running back Brandon Radcliff had a breakout performance and was the lone bright spot. Radcliff finished with 129-yards on 17 carries and scored Louisville’s only two touchdowns of the game. When the season started, Radcliff...
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Football: Notable Numbers From Week Five

Photo: JD Coffey From star to finsih, Louisville’s 20-10 win over Wake Forest on Saturday was pretty ugly. However, here are some notable numbers from the second conference win of the season. 129 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns for Louisville’s 4th string Running Back Brandon Radcliff. 11 penalties for 89 yards. With 35 now on the season the Cards rank 102nd out of 125 FBS...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville RB Brandon Radcliff had career day against Wake Forest

Radcliff after the 20-10 win over Wake Forest Louisville running back Brandon Radcliff had a career performance last Saturday to lead the otherwise stagnant offense to a 20-10 victory over Wake Forest. Radcliff, in his first career start, tallied 129 rushing yards on a 7.6 per carry average along with two touchdowns and two receptions for 30 yards as well as 16 kick return yards...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 6 Waiver Wire – Freshman & Sophomore Edition

        I was fortunate enough to be in Ann Arbor to watch the Gophers beat Michigan at the “Big House” this weekend. Bringing home the “Little Brown Jug” was the best college football moment I’ve experienced in my lifetime. I’m nothing more than a devoted season ticket holder but it literally made me fight back tears. The direction this program is heading has me...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brandon Radcliff Discusses His Breakout Performance

Brandon Radcliff was without question the top performer for the offensive unit in Saturday’s win over Wake Forest. Radcliff finished with 129-yards rushing and 30-yards receiving and scored Louisville’s only two touchdowns of the game. We caught up with him following the win as he recapped his breakout performance. Brandon Radcliff discusses his breakout performance against...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville 20 – Wake Forest 10: Cards Defense Dominant Once Again

Andy Lyons – Getty Images Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals didn’t put a show on Saturday afternoon, but fortunately they were able to squeeze out a 20-10 victory over Wake Forest, moving 4-1 overall and 2-1 in ACC play. If you’ve followed this team throughout the season, you saw a lot of the same issues that you’re used to seeing over the past five weeks. Louisville’s...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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