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  The guys are back at it discussing a host of topics concerning Louisville football; the Russell Athletic Bowl, Teddy’s Heisman and AAC snubs, as well as some hoops talk.  Additionally, insidetheville.com’s Publisher Mike Hughes drops by to give us an update on UofL football recruiting.  Topics include: -Would a win over Miami make it a ‘great’ season? -Teddy being passed up for being a Heisman candidate and AAC POY and first-team -Why Behanan needs to play more -UofL football recruiting update; who could commit...Continue reading »

Photo – russellathleticbowl.com Coach Strong attended a press conference in Orlando to discuss the December 28th Russell Athletic Bowl against the Miami Hurricanes.  As he did in his statement on Sunday, the Cards’ Head Coach brought up how important it is to play in Florida and against an ACC school. “The chance to play an ACC opponent, the good thing is we get to measure where we are going into that conference. This is a good opponent so we will get a chance to see what we have to do and how much further we have to go.” Coach...Continue reading »

(Photo – USA Today)   In the history of college basketball there have been plenty of prep prospects that come in with tons of hype surrounding them. Look no further than the current crop of freshmen in the 2013 class. Guys like Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins have already been dubbed “can’t miss players” and appear to already have plenty of weight on their shoulders. Some of these kids from the past come in and turn out to be great college players, but never quite seemed to find their niche at the pro level (Felipe...Continue reading »

Photo – AP On Thursday night, UofL accepted a bid to the Russell Athletic Bowl.  On Sunday, the Cards learned that they would be playing the Miami Hurricanes, a school that recruited guys like Teddy Bridgewater, Eli Rogers, and Michaelee Harris among many others.  The UofL roster features 37 players from Florida, 18 of them hailing from the south Florida area.  This game on the 28th is so much more than just your typical, run-of-the-mill bowl game; it’s a chance for Louisville to show recruits from the Sunshine state that they...Continue reading »

The only show in town dedicated to talking solely UofL football, basketball, and recruiting will begin at a new time tonight – 7:00 – immediately following the Jeff Walz Show on ESPN 680 and ESPNLouisville.com.  The guys will discuss the latest in UofL sports; the upcoming Russell Athletic Bowl, the defending champs’ game against Western this weekend, and the football recruiting targets down in Florida that Strong and staff are visiting.  As always, we want you to be apart of the show; hit us up at 267-9680 and tweet the...Continue reading »

Photo – AP *Per CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler, Special Teams and Running Backs Coach Kenny Carter interviewed for the head job at Eastern Michigan.  It was confirmed by coachingsearch.com.  If hired, he would replace former UofL Defensive Coordinator Ron English, who was fired in November. *UofL is finalizing a deal that would bring a 5-team round robin tournament to the Yum! Center. Miller said U of L is close to finalizing a five-team round-robin men’s basketball event in which the Cardinals would play four games at the...Continue reading »

(Photo – Jamie Rhodes / USA Today)   By now we all know the history and back-story of Chane Behanan. His time as a Louisville Cardinal has been turbulent, to say the least. He was the Most Outstanding Player of the Midwest Regional in 2012, helped his team to a National Championship this past year and he’s been an integral part of arguably the hottest program in the nation. Dispersed throughout those career highlights have been a series of lows that range from temporary suspensions, to bans from talking with the media to an...Continue reading »

Photo – rodingo.com With Louisville joining the ACC effective July 1, 2014, UofL football is secure in a power conference for the foreseeable future.  Sports business reporter and guest on LSL Kristi Dosh broke down the payouts between the AQ and non-AQ leagues and the numbers are staggering.  Since the Cards have participated in two BCS Bowls, they have been responsible for earning their league a lot of money during their time in the Big East.  For example, this year alone each BCS bowl will be paying their participants $23.9 million...Continue reading »

(Photo – USA Today)   When word came down this past off-season about some new rules that were going to go into effect in college basketball to help scoring increase and speed up the pace of the game, my initial thought was, “oh sh-t, this is not gonna be good for Louisville.” Rick Pitino’s teams are nationally renowned for their scrappy, physical brand of defense and routinely finish among the best in the nation in total adjusted defense according to KenPom.com. Opposing coaches have complained for years that Louisville...Continue reading »

With the upcoming Russell Athletic Bowl against the Miami Hurricanes (9-3, 5-3 ACC) looming for the No.18 Louisville Cardinals I figured it would be a good time to revisit Louisville’s bowl history both against teams from Florida and bowl games they’ve played in the sunshine state. Here’s a quick recap of those games: January 2, 2006 – Jacksonville, FL – Gator Bowl vs. #12 Virginia Tech Hokies - Hokie quarterback Marcus Vick not only stepped on No.15 Louisville’s Elvis Dumervil’s leg, he stepped on...Continue reading »