The Louisville football love continues to pick up steam as the Cards kick off in just 20 days. ESPN.com ranked UofL 8th in their preseason power rankings while CBS analyst Tim Brando predicted Louisville would beat Ohio State in the BCS title game. That’s right, your Louisville Cardinals are in the discussion to win a national championship….in football. Time will tell if the Cards are truly focusing on themselves and not the preseason hype because by now, it’s impossible to ignore.
-Louisville is ranked 8th in ESPN.com’s Power Rankings
Louisville is the unquestioned favorite to win the American Athletic Conference for two reasons — preseason Heisman hopeful Teddy Bridgewater returns, along with 18 starters on offense and defense. Bridgewater and Louisville got folks across the nation talking after their upset win over Florida in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, and the momentum from that victory last January has carried over into the spring and now into August. Coach Charlie Strong has the most talented team he has ever fielded in Louisville, and many expect an undefeated season given its schedule. Louisville has no preseason Top 25 teams on the slate and should be favored in all its games.
-Tim Brando picks the Cards to beat Ohio State for the BCS National Championship
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