Live Blog: No. 7 Louisville vs. NC State

By on October 22, 2016

By Beau Kilpatrick–

Louisville wins. Final score: UL 54- NCS 12

The Cardinals are grinding down the clock with 1:17 remaining.

U of L scores with27-yard  Creque field goal. Cardinals lead 54-13.

Kyle Bolin replaces Lamar Jackson with 7:28 remaining in the game.

Louisville defense stops the Wolfpack on fourth down. Trumaine Washington caused the turnover with a shoestring, open-field tackle. Louisville leads 51-13.

Cardinals one yard touchdown run by Jeremy Smith. UL leads 51-13.

Turnover on downs. Louisville defense stops NC State on fourth down.

Malik Williams fumbles on the kickoff return. NC State recovers on the 21 yard line.

NC State scores on Finley’s 70 yard pass to Trowell. Score is 44-13

Louisville punter Mason King pins NC State deep again. Special teams downs the ball on the five.

Official review overturned the incomplete NC State TD pass. The ruling on the field was overturned. Finley 14 yard TD pass to Harmon is good. UL leads 44-7 with 5:55 left in the third quarter.

Louisville special teams just pushed NC State to their own 2 yard line on King’s punt.

Lamar Jackson has broken the Louisville single season touchdown record. Jackson passed Dave Ragone’s 33 touchdowns that was set in 2000. The Cards have five regular season games left and Jackson is sure to make his own touchdown record monumental.

Halftime: No. 7 Louisville Cardinals are leading the NC State Wolfpack 44-0.

Cardinals score again on a 24 yard field goal kick by Creque

NC State punt blocked by Malik Williams.

Touchdown pass from Jackson to Staples for 16 yards. UL leading 41-0 with 3:09 left in the half.

Interception by Stacy Thomas, returned 23 yards to the UL 10 yard line.

Jackson has tied the U of L school record for single season touchdowns. Jackson has 33 touchdowns so far this season.

Interception leads to another touchdown. Jackson completes TD pass to Hikutini. Louisville leads 34-0.

Interception by Louisville. Jonathon Greenard interception return is good for 42 yards.

Louisville touchdown. Jeremy Smith with fourth down, one yard TD run. UL leads 27-0

Louisville defense forces another three-and-out. NC State has not had a first down yet in the game with 12:27 left in the second quarter.

Creque field goal is good for 33 yards. UL leadsNc State 20-0.

Jackson has 214 combined yards with two scores.

End of the first quarter. Louisville leads NC State 17-0.

Another defensive stop by the Cards.

Jackson to Jaylen Smith for 74 yard TD pass. UL leads 17-0 with 5:21 left in the first quarter.

Cardinal defense holds the Wolfpack to another punt.

James Quick fumbles, confirmed by replay. NC recovers.

Cardinal defense forces the Wolfpack to punt.

Louisville leads 10-0 with 11:20 remaining in the first quarter.

Blanton Creque 37 yard field goal kick good after two false start penalties.

Truman Washington interception for the Cards.

Lamar Jackson 36-yard touchdown run. Cardinals take a 7-0 lead in a little over a minute and a half.

Malik Williams returns opening kickoff to the 28.

The Louisville Cardinals take the field.

The 2016 Cardinal marching band is on the field.

Louisville leads the nation with 52.3 points per game. Lamar Jackson leads the nation with 15 TDs, 90 points scored this season, and an average of 15 points per game.

Kickoff is set for 12:06 p.m. NC State is 4-2 on the year and Louisville is 5-1.

Photo by Dalton Ray / The Louisville Cardinal

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