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  It’s that glorious time of the year again……when college basketball and college football collide and Louisville fans are left with an abundance of quality sports entertainment. Nothing beats the October – January period and both Rick Pitino and Bobby Petrino have teams that should make plenty of noise in their respective sports. Anyway, as the basketball team nears its first intrasquad scrimmage (to be held on October 19th), the sports information department has just dropped the new Media Guide for the 2014-2015...Continue reading »

  For the second week in a row, Louisville will start a true freshman at QB against an ACC opponent. UofL head coach Bobby Petrino just announced via the ACC’s weekly teleconference that Reggie Bonnafon will indeed be the starter this Friday night when the Cards hit the road to take on Syracuse in the Carrier Dome at 7:00 on ESPN. Petrino also said that redshirt sophomore Will Gardner could be available in some situations and he did not rule out the option to play both QB’s. Bonnafon looked inconsistent in his start against...Continue reading »

The NFL Network reviewed the game film from Teddy’s impressive 317-yard and 0 turnover performance against Atlanta.  Interestingly, in the Super Bowl era there have been only five QBs that have thrown for over 300 yards with zero turnovers.  Another quarterback in the that group is former Cardinal Browning Nagle, who went for 366 yards and 2 TDs for the Jets back in 1992. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

LSL is back on regular rotation on ESPN 680/105.7 and ESPNLouisville.com starting tonight at 6:00.  The guys will be discussing who should start at QB, the impressive defense, the disappointing offense, and the outlook for the rest of the season.  We’ll talk about Teddy’s stellar outing against Atlanta and analyze the ACC while previewing Friday’s clash with Syracuse.  As always, we’d love for you to be a part of our show.  Hit us up at 267-9680 and tweet the show @LvilleSprtsLive. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating:...Continue reading »

When Todd Grantham was hired by Coach Petrino from Georgia, UGA fans were thanking the UofL head coach for luring him away from Athens.  After the 2013 season, they were happy to see him go since the Dawgs – who were riddled with injuries – struggled to stop anyone.  They conveniently ignored his first three seasons when Georgia’s defensive unit put up solid numbers.  To date, the Louisville ‘D’ has shown they can make plays, cause turnovers, and tackle soundly.  Granted the schedule through five weeks isn’t...Continue reading »

The one glaring weakness on this 2014 squad is the offensive line.  This unit has played a big role in the offenses’ woes this season and there’s only way true way to fix it – better recruiting.  Petrino has two OL commits in his 2015 class, 3-star prospects Chandler Jones and Troy Thingstad.  Jones is listed at 6’4 – 310, while Thingstad is 6’5 – 275.  The staff certainly isn’t done searching for talented recruits and will likely dip once again into the JUCO ranks to find additional players. Two...Continue reading »

It looks as though Coach Pitino isn’t done at looking to sign a big man for his 2015 class.  Louisville’s current haul ranks second nationally with 5-star G Donovan Mitchell, 4/5-star SF Deng Adel, and 4/5-star PF Ray Spalding.  UofL will host 4/5-star G Perry Dozier on October 30th, but now it appears Pitino has his eye on another foreign big man.  6’11 210 lb. Yankuba Sima is from the Canary Islands and played at the CBA, the same program as Matz Stockman.  He’s now in Jacksonville, FL playing at Arlington Country...Continue reading »

The QB Watch is officially on as Will Gardner returned to practice, albeit in a limited role.  Coach Petrino told assembled media after Monday’s practice that Will worked out individually and didn’t participate in team drills.  The team doctors will see how his knee responds today before giving any indication if he will play on Friday. It was his first time back at practice since a low hit from a Florida International defender two Saturdays ago knocked him out of U of L’s win at FIU. The unspecified knee ailment kept him...Continue reading »

One knock on UofL and Coach Pitino is the fact that there aren’t many former Cards on NBA rosters.  UofL has seen three players drafted over the last two years and all indications point to two more (Harrell and Rozier) in the 2015 Draft.  Still, we’d all like to see more ex-Louisville players in the league.  NBA Training Camps started yesterday; here are the former Cards on rosters currently: Earl Clark – Memphis After stints in Cleveland and New York last season didn’t pan out, E5 is trying to land a spot on the...Continue reading »

Vikings fans were chanting his name prior to his first series as an NFL starter and the former Louisville Cardinal didn’t disappoint.  After leading Minnesota to a touchdown on the opening drive, their excitement grew and the “Teddy, Teddy” chants got louder.  Bridgewater was brilliant in his first NFL start, throwing for 317 yards on 19 of 30 passing.  He added a rushing TD on a 13-yard scamper in the second quarter.  The only thing that put a damper on his performance was the fact he sprained his ankle on the Vikes’...Continue reading »