The CFB Playoff era, the rich get richer as each of the Power 5 conference will bring in $50 million before even playing a postseason game. With the ACC, the league is bolstered by the $27.5 million payday from the Orange Bowl as well. The other four power leagues won’t see that kind of additional money this season ($40 million) as the Rose and the Sugar are...Continue reading »
Photo – theACC.com It seems that each year, Bowl games come up with better and more attractive swag to hand out to teams playing in their events. From the latest technology to shopping sprees, these games provide players with plenty of cool trinkets. Here’s a list of the what the bowl games handout…. Hair dryers, aloha shirts and belt buckles return...Continue reading »
*The ACC put 11 teams into the postseason for the second straight year and have plenty of intriguing match-ups. Defending national champion Florida State’s selection as the No. 3 seed in inaugural College Football Playoff highlighted a Sunday in which 11 of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s 14 football members – along with Notre Dame – were chosen to participate...Continue reading »
The first bowl selection process of the College Football Playoff era turned into chaos, and as a result, Louisville will not be headed to the Russell Athletic Bowl as expected (or the Music City Bowl), but will instead go to Charlotte to take on Georgia in the Belk Bowl.
As it turns out, sliding TCU three spots from #3 to #6 in the playoff rankings for no logical reason...Continue reading »
Photo – USA TODAY Unless you’re a fan of one of the SEC teams, you’re probably beyond sick of hearing about that conference. However, that league will play a part in where Louisville goes bowling. Based on the ACC bowl agreement, the opponent opposite of the ACC will play the highest ranked team not in the playoff or contract bowl from either Big...Continue reading »
The University of Louisville football schedule is set for the next two seasons. The Cards will open the 2015 season against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic, and will also play at home against Samford and Houston. Rounding the non-conference schedule will be a road trip to rival Kentucky. In 2016, Louisville will play on the road at Houston and Marshall. Home...Continue reading »