(Photo – AP) In what has to be the sharpest opening game of the last 7 or 8 years, Louisville appeared in mid-season form on Sunday as they dominated the Ohio Bobcats on both sides of the ball, 49-7. The 42 point margin-of-victory sent a crystal-clear message to the rest of the nation that this Louisville team is not to be taken lightly. In a week that saw many of their AAC conference-mates dispatched by FCS teams or at best struggle to win against far inferior foes, the Cards posted their biggest offensive output of the Charlie...Continue reading »
photo – mail.com After just one week of college football, you can begin to see who has the potential to separate themselves from the good and the terrible as far as UofL’s opponents are concerned. Ohio showed that they can hang with a great team like UofL for a half. They should again be able to contend for a MAC title and push for a 9-10 win season, making the Bobcats the only FBS non-conference team that could do that. Eastern Kentucky, while ranked 19th nationally in the FCS, shouldn’t be a challenge for the Cards,...Continue reading »
He’s a sensational signal caller and is a model citizen off the field as well. He earned Sugar Bowl MVP and then followed that up with a very impressive outing on Sunday against Ohio. Teddy didn’t even want a Heisman campaign, and when it’s brought up, he quickly praises his teammates and talks about the team goals. After the first week, his play is doing the talking and it’s becoming hard to ignore from a national perspective. SportsBook.com listed Teddy as the favorite to win the Heisman at 4/1. CBS took...Continue reading »
photo – sportsillustrated.si.com Coach P will be indicted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Sunday, September 8th. It will be televised live on NBA TV starting at 2:00 pm. Rick selected Hubie Brown and Dick Vitale to be his presenters for this prestigious award. He served as an assistant coach for the Knicks under Brown and has known Vitale since he started coaching. From UofL’s Release: “I’m honored to receive a call from Rick to be his presenter because I had felt that he belonged in the...Continue reading »
Barring an unforeseen injury, Teddy will be steady climbing the UofL record books all season long. After yesterday’s masterful performance against Ohio, Bridgewater moved up a spot in yards, TD passes, completions, and attempts. We will be monitoring Teddy’s rise up the ranks each week. Career Passing Yards 5th – 6,202 TD Passes 4th – 46 Completions 5th – 501 Attempts 8th – 743 Completion % 1st – .674 VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (4 votes cast)...
photo – espn.go.com Ohio (0-1) Lost to Louisville, 49-7 Eastern Kentucky (1-0) Beat Robert Morris, 38-6 Kentucky (0-1) Lost to Western Kentucky, 35-26 FIU (0-1) Lost to Maryland, 43-10 Temple (0-1) Lost to Notre Dame, 28-6 Rutgers (0-1) Lost to Fresno State, 52-51 in OT UCF (1-0) Beat Akron, 38-7 South Florida (0-1) Lost McNeese State, 53-21, trumping the UConn debacle tenfold. UConn (0-1) Embarrassed themselves and the conference and lost to Towson, 33-18. Houston (1-0) Beat Southern, 62-13 Memphis (0-0) Bye Week Cincinnati (1-0) Beat...Continue reading »
photo – sbnation.com *You couldn’t have scripted it any better; the Cards’ offense was impressive, the defense was dominant, and the backups got game experience. *Teddy picked up where he left off from the Sugar Bowl by again posting impressive numbers, going 23-28 for 355 yards and 5 TDs. *Louisville racked up 615 yards of total offense, the most in the Strong Era. *Kai De La Cruz had a career day, hauling in four catches for 114 yards and 2 TDs. *LB James Burgess was an absolute beast all game long tallying eight tackles,...Continue reading »
As UofL’s search for another big man continues, the defending champs are seemingly closing in on a talented prospect who’s currently visiting the campus. 6’10 Chinanu Onuaku, a 4-star prospect ranked 64th nationally overall by 247 Sports recently received a scholarship offer from Coach Pitino. His coach told the C-J’s Steve Jones that Louisville is the “front-runner”. Maryland was the leader, but they have since taken a commitment from a canter after Onuaku became seriously interested in UofL. His...Continue reading »