All posts tagged "football"

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    Former U of L linebacker killed Thursday

    By Kyeland Jackson — Former U of L linebacker Abraham “Abe” Brown died Thursday, found shot to death in a car in Shively. First reported by the Courier-Journal, Brown was one of four homicides victims on April...

    • Posted April 15, 2017
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  • John Schnatter rips U of L athletics

    By Kyeland Jackson — John Schnatter criticized university athletics Wednesday, saying athletics leadership was “invisible” and “sucking the lifeblood” of U of L. Schnatter, a university trustee and Papa John’s CEO, asked trustees include athletics in financial discussions....

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Where will the Cards land? Breaking down NFL mock drafts

    By Micah Brown — Seven football players – Devonte Fields, Josh Harvey-Clemons, Cole Hikutini, Jamari Staples, James Quick, Keith Kelsey and Colin Holba – were invited to the NFL combine in February. Only Fields, Harvey-Clemons, Hikutini and...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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    Early enrollee C.J. Avery adjusting to college ball this spring

    By Jeff Milby– Adjusting to college life is difficult for any freshman, but football’s C.J. Avery enrolled early and the transition on the field hasn’t been much of a challenge. “I don’t think it’s overwhelming,” Avery said....

    • Posted April 7, 2017
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  • Stacey Thomas prepped to lead in 2017

    By Micah Brown — With spring practices underway, football continues their hunt for a playoff spot. With most focus on the offense and their returning production, new names emerge for the defensive side of the ball after...

    • Posted April 3, 2017
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    U of L Athletic Association approves stadium renovations and increased ticket prices

    By Kyeland Jackson — University of Louisville athletic ticket prices will go up next year, the U of L Athletic Association decided Jan. 19. Reserved seats will increase $12 each. Price hikes apply to seats for clubs...

    • Posted January 19, 2017
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  • Peter Sirmon hired as football’s new defensive coordinator

    By Mike Gilpatrick– Bobby Petrino found a replacement for football’s defensive coordinator position: Mississippi State’s Peter Sirmon. Before coaching, Sirmon played at Oregon and seven seasons for the Tennessee Titans. Sirmon was the associate head coach, linebacker coach and...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Football defensive coordinator reportedly leaving for Mississippi State

    By Dalton Ray– Football defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has reportedly been hired by Mississippi State for the same position. Grantham spent three years with the Cardinals, joining coach Bobby Petrino in 2014. This season, Louisville finish 11th...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Louisville smothered in Citrus Bowl, fail to score a touchdown

    By Dalton Ray– In their seventh straight bowl game, No. 13 Louisville was dominated by No. 20 LSU in the Citrus Bowl. The injury-riddled Cardinals fell 29-9. The Cards started the year 9-1 but ended on a...

    • Posted December 31, 2016
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  • Citrus Bowl preview: Looking at the LSU Tigers

    By Dalton Ray– Looking for their second bowl victory over an SEC team, No. 13 Louisville travels to Orlando, Florida to play No. 20 LSU in the 2016 Citrus Bowl. In their first match-up against U of...

    • Posted December 30, 2016
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