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Barring anything crazy happening over the last few weeks of the season (yeah, right) or the teams listed next winning-out, FSU (13-0) will be going to the first ever College Football Playoff, Clemson (10-2) will be the ACC rep in the Orange Bowl and Duke (11-2) will probably head to the Russell Athletic.  If the Cards win out though, and/or Duke loses a game, would the Russell Athletic Bowl want to take Louisville again?  Quite possibly.  Notre Dame took an ‘L’ to Arizona State, removing them from Playoff contention, but they...Continue reading »

Louisville safety Gerod Holliman is having a pretty damn good year. Evidenced by his nation leading 13 interceptions, a new school record, and is currently more than, I can’t even believe this, 111 FBS teams. He is one interception shy of tying Al Worley’s record setting 14 picks back in 1968 (10 game season). Holliman is also the first player since 1991 to have more than 12 interceptions in a season. The last player to do so was Louisville DB’s coach Terrell Buckley. There’s been a lot of Twitter discussion promoting...Continue reading »

  The way a team bounces back from a tough loss reveals a lot about the character of the team, so Louisville’s game vs. Boston College this past weekend was pivotal in determining just what kind of squad Bobby Petrino was leading. The answer? The man has himself a strong-minded, resilient squad. While the Cards did reveal their character Saturday night in Chestnut Hill, it did not start out appearing like the revelation was going to be something that was going to make Louisville fans proud. Just as they did against Clemson at game’s...Continue reading »

It’s certainly not a surprise, but worth mentioning that UofL standouts Gerod Holliman and DeVante Parker were awarded Helmet Stickers for their performances against Boston College by’s ACC blog.  Holliman picked off three more passes, bringing his nation-leading total to 13, one off the NCAA single-season record.  Parker scored  his first TD of the season, a 29-yard strike from Bonnafon late in the second quarter. Louisville safety Gerod Holliman. What more needs to be said about Holliman? He had added three interceptions...Continue reading »

5-Star guard Perry Dozier will make his announcement this Wednesday afternoon at his high school.  Dozier’s father told that his son has trimmed his list down to two schools although he didn’t name them.  According to the 247Sports Crustal Ball, Louisville has been trending as 55% of the recruiting experts have predicted that he will choose UofL.  It’s not yet known if the announcement will be televised by ESPNU. According to his father and coach Perry Dozier, PJ Dozier is down to two schools and is pretty...Continue reading »

*The game of basketball was an afterthought today at the Yum when UofL faced off against cross-town foe Bellarmine.  Patrick McSweeney was introduced in the starting lineup, given a rousing ovation, and scored Bellarmine’s first points of the game. *View video of the moving intro and basket HERE. *From “It’s life lessons,” Davenport said. “I think that’s what athletics, that’s what college, that’s what growing up is all about. And our players learned a life lesson through...Continue reading »

  *The win gave the Cards a winning season in their inaugural ACC season (5-3). *Gerod Holliman continued his historic season, hauling in 3 more interceptions to give him 13. The single season NCAA record is 14. *UofL leads the nation in interceptions with 21. *DeVante Parker has his third 100-yard receiving game in 3 games.  Parker had 8 catches for 144 yards and a TD. *Reggie Bonnafon played well in relief of an injured Will Gardner, going 4-5 for 69 yards.  The freshman threw 2 TD passes and ran for another.  He ran the ball 13...Continue reading »

Leading Louisville wide receiver James Quick has been suspended indefinitely by Head Coach Bobby Petrino for a violation of team rules. Unspecified reasoning at the time it was announced, Jared Stillman of ESPN Louisville 680 tweeted this shortly after news broke. This is is the second violation this season for Quick as he was also suspended prior to the start of the season and had to work his way back into Petrino’s lineup. We aren’t likely to get an update until Petrino’s Monday presser. Louisville loses DeVante Parker...Continue reading »

  Bouncing back from a gut-wrenching come-from-behind defeat at the hands of a team who was down 21 points in the first half is easier said than done, but it is something that separates the strong-minded teams from the mentally weak. Saturday night at Boston College, Louisville will take the test to determine just what kind of team they are. There is no doubt the Cards were emotionally affected by the Florida State letdown (any team would be), but there is no time to let a loss like that linger. Allowing a loss like that to stick with...Continue reading »

Rewind back to the spring when UofL had just two verbal commitments for the 2015 class.  Many in CardNation were worried that Petrino’s baggage was hampering efforts to entice players to come to Louisville and play in the ACC.  Mike Hughes, publisher of, did his best on our radio show to calm fears about recruiting being a bust, saying repeatedly to wait and see.  Coach Petrino remained confident that recruiting would pick up at a successful clip too, saying that once the prospects see the play on the field, they’ll...Continue reading »

Traveon Samuel, a high 3-star prospect from Alabama broke his fibula in last night’s playoff game and will be out six weeks.  Samuel had put together a stellar senior season and continued to receive interest from SEC schools during the last few months.  Per Recovery time for the injury is typically about six weeks. The 5’9 Samuel had a 19 yard touchdown reception before his injury. A 247Sports three-star recruit, Samuel visited Louisville for last week’s game against FSU. He plans to graduate from Central...Continue reading »

“Bowl eligible” is term that we’ll hear from the rest of the season.  Courtesy of Matt Sarzyniak, here’s a list of bowl eligible teams heading into today’s action.  As far as the ACC is concerned, there are seven teams who will go bowling so far and all but Wake Forest are still  in play to go to the postseason.  Last year, the ACC put an NCAA-record 11 teams into the postseason and to date, there’s still the potential for that to happen again in 2014. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0...Continue reading »

The guys spoke to’s Mike Hughes and’s Main ACC Blogger Andrea Adelson on the latest edition of Louisville Sports Live.  Additionally, we have sound from DC Todd Grantham explaining the Cards’ preparation for Boston College. With Mike: -The latest on 5-star Perry Dozier’s recruitment; where UofL stands and when he’ll announce his decision -What’s going on with Shaqquan Aaron’s eligibility issues -His thoughts on the Cards’ first exhibition game With Andrea: -Her assessment...Continue reading »