All posts tagged "louisville football"

  • Questions as football starts spring practice

    By Sam Draut– After defeating Texas A&M in the Music City Bowl, Louisville football headed into offseason with added momentum and hype. The roster returns 18 starters from an 8-5 season in 2015. Coach Bobby Petrino and...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • Rankins and Burgess headline Cardinal’s 2016 NFL draft class

    By Conner Farrell– Former Louisville football players Sheldon Rankins and James Burgess caused havoc on opposing team’s backfields. The two combined for 61.5 tackles for a loss, 22 sacks and eight interceptions in their four years at U of...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • U of L Athletic Association approves contract extension for Petrino

    By Sam Draut– The University of Louisville Athletic Association approved a ticket price increase of $3 for men’s basketball and football while also approving the proposal for athletic director Tom Jurich to begin working on a contract...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • U of L kicks off capital campaign for stadium expansion

    By Sam Draut– The University of Louisville Athletic Department started its “Coming Full Circle” capital campaign to fund the expansion of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Funds raised will add 10,000 seats to the north end of the stadium...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Cardinals face daunting 2016 slate of games

    By Sam Draut– The ACC announced its 2016 football schedule, firming up Louisville’s 12-game slate this fall. Once again, the Cardinals face a front-loaded schedule, but unlike last season, the Cardinals fate in the ACC could be...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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  • Defense: position overview for offseason

    By Annie Moore– As Louisville fans enter the cold, football-less winter, there is much for the Cardinal faithful to be excited about for next season. Perhaps one of the most exciting prospects for next fall is the...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • New defensive backs coach hired

    By Sam Draut– A week after losing cornerbacks coach Terrell Buckley to Mississippi State and safeties coach Greg Brown to Missouri, coach Bobby Petrino hired former USC defensive backs coach Keith Heyward as Louisville’s new secondary coach. Heyward,...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Four Cardinal defenders returning for senior seasons add to expectations

    By Sam Draut– While U of L’s offense is set to return nearly all of its production from the 2015 season next year, defensive coordinator Todd Grantham didn’t have the same guarantee less than a week ago....

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • The picturesque narrative of Lamar Jackson

    By Sam Draut– Before the 2015 season started, coach Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football team had an ongoing four-man quarterback competition to see who was best suited for commanding the offense through the 12-game schedule. As...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Lamar Jackson dazzles Music CIty

    The Louisville Cardinals are winners of the 2015 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. The Cards defeated the Texas A&M Aggies by a score of 27-21. A large part of the victory came in the play of...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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