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To say that Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program are having a big month on the recruiting trail would be an understatement. Yesterday we learned that three-star wide receiver Joshua Johnson had given the UofL staff a verbal commitment. On Friday morning the staff picked up their 17th commitment from the 2017 class. Tre […]
For the first time in a few years there are zero question marks surrounding the quarterback position for the Louisville Cardinal football program. Dual-threat sensation Lamar Jackson has been given the keys to the offense and is expected to have a big season. Considering Jackson is entering his sophomore season, the Cards appear to be […]
It’s the Red Zone Rant Bracket. What’s the best coaching rant in sports? The field of sixteen was eliminated to four. Plus, more the UofL board and Fast Five. Don’t miss the Red Zone Rant Final Four show on Friday at noon on Cards Radio 790 KRD.
With the fall camp just six weeks away, the Louisville Cardinal football team has named their five team captains for the 2016 season. The official Bobby Petrino Twitter account sent out a Tweet announcing the captains on Thursday evening. The University of Louisville later sent out a press release. Our 2016 Captains voted by the […]
The month of July has been a good one for Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program when it comes to recruiting. As of Thursday afternoon, UofL football has received ten commitments in July. Joshua Johnson, a 5-foot-11, wide receiver, from Atlanta, Georgia, has announced his verbal commitment to Louisville via his Twitter account. […]
Every summer TheBigLead.com releases their annual rankings of the top 100 players in college basketball. The Big Lead is partnered with USA Today Sports and is one of the largest sports media outlets that exists. With that said, college basketball has never been their main focus and with all due respect, I think their staff […]
It took much longer than we initially anticipated, but the end result of Wednesday afternoon’s University of Louisville board of trustees meeting was exactly what most wanted. As of last night, James Ramsey is no longer the President at the University of Louisville. Chairman Pro Tem Junior Bridgeman read the resignation letter which detailed the […]
Nick reflects more on Kentucky’s phantom championship and Russ Smith heads to Turkey. Plus, Fast Five, Great or Clickbait, and Watch Wednesday. Don’t miss Thursday’s edition of the Red Zone as we breakdown the Coaching Rant bracket.
As you impatiently wait for the 2016 college football season to kickoff, there is a good chance that you’re consuming as much college football content as possible. Some of the rankings, lists and articles that you see are a little over the top. Sports Illustrated’s “Top 20 Freaks In College Football” may be one of […]
The Kentucky Football program is the gift the keeps on giving. Just when I thought the trash talk material could be getting stale, Mark Stoops and the gang decided to help us out. Maybe it’s just me, but I haven’t heard a lot from the Big Blue Nation this summer in regards to the football […]
Earlier in the week we learned that Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals were picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division of the ACC. This morning the ACC revealed the All League team. Three Cardinals were named to the All ACC Preseason Defensive Team (LB Keith Kelsey, LB Devonte Fields & DT DeAngelo Brown). Zero […]
It’s still too early and it wouldn’t be fair to start comparing Lamar Jackson to Teddy Bridgewater. With that said, the sophomore quarterback is the first player since Bridgewater to receive a high level of offseason hype. Louisville Cardinal fans saw glimpses of Jackson’s potential throughout his entire freshman season, but the entire country took […]
The University of Louisville’s new board of trustees were set to meet on Tuesday morning. This meeting was believed to be to discuss the future of President James Ramsey who submitted his letter of resignation to Governor Matt Bevin earlier this summer, but as of now is technically still the President. It was announced that […]
Nick asks how Charlie Strong is remembered by Louisville fans and the Kentucky football program is making up national championships. Plus, John Lewis, Fast Five, and Great or Clickbait. Tune-in weekday’s from noon – 3:00 on Cards Radio 790 KRD.
Former Louisville Cardinal legend Russ Smith will spend his third season as a professional across the pond. Sportando.com was the first to report that Smith has signed a contract to play in Turkey this season. Smith has reportedly signed with Galatasaray Odeabank in Istanbul, Turkey. After graduating from UofL in 2014, Smith was taken in […]
The Petrino Family Foundation recently held their second annual Courage Camp at the UofL football facility. Check out these great highlights from the event. 2016 Petrino Family Foundation Courage Camp from Ville Films on Vimeo.
The University of Louisville’s new board of trustees were scheduled to meet at 9:30 on Tuesday morning. Shortly after 8:30, a release was sent out stating that the meeting had been postponed. The future of president James Ramsey was expected to be the main topic at the meeting. According to WDRB.com, the agenda at Tuesday’s special […]
Former Louisville Cardinal linebacker and longtime NFL analyst Tom Jackson is reportedly leaving ESPN. On Monday New York Daily News reported that Jackson would “likely” not return to the broadcast booth for this 29th season. ProFootballTalk.com reports that Jackson is for sure not returning to ESPN. The four letter network recently re-signed Trent Dilfer and it appears this […]
Rick Pitino and his staff have had a very busy month of July on the recruiting trail. Due to the self imposed recruiting restrictions, Pitino and his staff were not on the road recruiting during the month of April. In the three open evaluation periods this month there are a handful of recruits from the […]
Nick recaps the weekend of Lamar Thomas’ shot at Petrino and his brilliant joke about Kentucky Basketball. Plus, Kevin McGuire, Monday Mailbag, Fast Five, and Great or Clickbait. Tune-in weekdays from noon – 3:00 on Cards Radio 790 KRD.
Monday was a very busy day for Bobby Petrino. He and other coaches in the ACC participated in the ESPN Car Wash. Between 8:30 this morning and 3:00 this afternoon, Petrino made a total of 15 appearances on the various ESPN platforms. Here is a clip from his first stop of the day, which was […]
The Atlantic Coast Conference released the results from their annual Kickoff preseason media poll. As expected, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals have been picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division, behind Clemson and Florida State. Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the league with 144-votes. Louisville received one vote to win the […]
Former Louisville combo guard Trey Lewis announced over the weekend that he’ll spend his first professional season in Germany. Proud to announce I will begin my pro career in Germany with Medi Bayreuth! 🇩🇪 https://t.co/iXg65p1NUa — Trey Lewis (@Treylew3) July 24, 2016 Lewis recently played with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Las Vegas NBA Summer […]
Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program has been on a recruiting tear over the past two weeks. On Sunday afternoon UofL picked up their sixth commitment over the past 15 days. Gerrick Volmer, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound, offensive lineman, announced his verbal commitment to Louisville on Sunday afternoon via his Twitter account. I have […]
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