All posts tagged "football"

  • Rapid Reaction: Louisville falls to No. 6 Auburn 31-24

    By Sam Draut– Louisville fell to sixth-ranked Auburn 31-24 on Saturday afternoon at the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game in Atlanta, Georgia. Auburn jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the first half and held off Louisville’s feverish comeback...

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • 5 things to watch for the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game

    By Sam Draut– Five story lines for Louisville’s season opener today against sixth-ranked Auburn at 3:30: Pick four: The continuing question throughout the off-season is who will start at quarterback for the Cardinals. Petrino said before fall...

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • Four impact freshmen

    By Alan Branch– Traveon Samuel, Wide Receiver, 5-foot-7, 175 pounds The Cardinals left last season with five graduating seniors at the wide receiver position, which included all-American Devonte Parker, who is now with the Miami Dolphins. What...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Keith Kelsey: the true grinder

    By Noah Allison– Keith Kelsey is the true grinder. “Kelsey is the guy that you kind of have to run him out of the office sometimes because he wants to stay in there, watch tape and just...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • ‘The Union’ goes back to work

    When an offensive line loses three starters who combined for more than 120 career starts to the NFL, there are naturally positions to be filled. Head coach Bobby Petrino and offensive line coach Chris Klenakis tinkered and...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Burgess is back for a big senior year

    There was a point in time when linebacker James Burgess was unsure if he would ever put a Louisville jersey on again because of his pursuit to play in the NFL. But Burgess, who was voted a...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • James Quick leads newcomers in the receiving core

    Louisville’s offense will have a much different look this season. A younger, less experienced receiver core will no longer look to Devante Parker and Eli Rogers for leadership. The seven returners on the WR staff will have...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Schedule preview

    Auburn, 9/5 Perhaps the most difficult team on U of L’s schedule comes in the season opener against Auburn. The Tigers are coming off an 8-5 season in-which they lost to Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl. Many...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • L.J. Scott’s versatility adds options

    Despite carrying the ball just 29 times last year, high expectations have been placed upon sophomore running back L.J. Scott heading into the 2015 season. Weighing in at 226 pounds, the halfback-fullback hybrid of a runner will...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Louisville’s finest: Sheldon Rankins

    By: Leo Cumberland The building block of defensive coordinator Todd Grantham’s 3-4 defensive scheme is built around the disruption of the interior nose tackle. Defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins is the foundation of one of the nation’s top...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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