All posts tagged "Jaylen Smith"

  • Football defeats Indiana State in rain-soaked home opener

    By Matt Bradshaw — In the longest game of program history, football defeated Indiana State 31-7. Three hours of weather delays slowed the matchup and heavy rain made both offenses sluggish. Redshirt freshman Malik Cunningham received his...

    • Posted September 9, 2018
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  • Can the Cards “Pass” the Tide and beyond?

    By Conner Farrell — In August 2015, news broke that football would play the Alabama Crimson Tide to start the 2018 season. At the time, Alabama had already won three national titles and would tack on two...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Smith, Dawkins and Fitzgerald take center stage as top-tier receivers

    By Brad McGuffin — Lamar Jackson has dominated preseason talk about football for the past two years. With the Heisman winner departed for the NFL, the wide receivers now occupy the hype as the strongest position group on...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Bulldogs buck Cards: Football comes up short, 31-27, in TaxSlayer Bowl

    By Dalton Ray — Outscored 14-3 in the fourth quarter, football dropped their second straight bowl game. Mississippi State completed the comeback against U of L behind true freshman quarterback Keytaon Thompson’s 274 total yards and three...

    • Posted December 30, 2017
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  • Football wilts in spotlight, loses to Clemson 47-21

    By Jeff Milby– Touted by pundits and fans alike as the biggest home game in program history, fourteenth-ranked football team was outclassed and outplayed by the defending national champion and third-ranked Clemson Tigers, falling at home 47-21. “We...

    • Posted September 17, 2017
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  • Jaylen Smith and Seth Dawkins are “working 9-5”

    By Taylor Webster — The undoubted star of the Louisville offense is quarterback Lamar Jackson, but the Heisman winner has emerging targets that will haul in receptions this season. The two starting outside receivers entering the year...

    • Posted August 28, 2017
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  • Lamar, Jaire and “a bunch of dudes?” Unproven players step into spotlight for U of L

    By Dalton Ray — Last November, ESPN’s college football analyst Booger McFarland said Louisville football was, “Lamar Jackson and a bunch of dudes.” The Cardinal faithful immediately whipped up into a frenzy on social media. A week after...

    • Posted August 28, 2017
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  • Which players must have big years for football to have a successful year?

    By Dalton Ray — It’s summer time, so it’s time to over-analyze every aspect about the upcoming college football season. Louisville must answer critics after their three-game skid that closed 2016. So who needs to step up for...

    • Posted July 3, 2017
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  • Football position breakdown: Receivers

    By Jeff Milby — It’s the third week of our football position breakdown series, with the receivers taking their turn under the microscope. We’ve already looked at the quarterback and running back positions. Having lost its top...

    • Posted July 2, 2017
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  • BC Eagles are no match for the high-flying Cardinals

    By Beau Kilpatrick— The No. 7 Louisville Cardinals travelled to Massachusetts to take on the Eagles of Boston College. The high-flying Cards won 52-7 against the Eagles. Lamar Jackson got off to a hot start Saturday afternoon...

    • Posted November 5, 2016
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