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Photo – Garry Jones/AP He has some mighty big shoes to fill, but Will Gardner is used to fighting through adversity to achieve greatness.  He has the size, the arm strength, and the athleticism to thrive in Bobby Petrino’s offense.  However, what most fans didn’t know about was his mental toughness.  After battling through two ACL tears and rehabs, Gardner is poised to have a breakout season in UofL’s first year in ACC play. “That’s every quarterback’s dream, to have a coach like Coach Petrino, who’s...Continue reading »

(Photo – gocards.com) During Spring Practices, Junior Defensive Lineman Sheldon Rankins has stepped up as  play-maker and leader for Coach Todd Grantham. An article at gocards.com discusses how Rankins has been working hard to learn the new demanding NFL style system: LOUISVILLE, Ky.– It’s ever easy to learn a new defense or offense in the spring, however, that is exactly what the University of Louisville football team is going through right now after finishing practice No. 10 on Wednesday afternoon. Under new head coach Bobby...Continue reading »

Join us tonight at 7:00 on ESPN 680/105.7 and ESPNLouisville.com as we put a bow on the 2013-14 basketball campaign.  We’ll speak to the Courier’s UofL beat writer Jeff Greer about next year’s squad.  Of course, if you need to vent about Louisville’s gut-wrenching loss, you’re free to do that as well.  We’ll transition to spring football and discuss how practice has been going with ESPN.com’s ACC blogger Andrea Adelson.  Also, the guys will discuss what to watch for in the upcoming season.  As...Continue reading »

Photo – GoCards.com ESPN’s ACC blogger Andrea Adelson, who will be a guest on LSL tonight, stopped by a UofL practice yesterday to check out the Cards.  One name that came up again in turning heads was WR Matt Milton.  The 6’5 wideout transferred in from Tennessee, but saw limited action under Strong and Co.  She filed this report on what she saw. 1. Hustle, hustle, hustle! One of the most noticeable changes is the way Louisville runs its practices under coach Bobby Petrino. Not one second is allowed to be wasted, as Petrino...Continue reading »

Photo – seattletimes.com Future Cardinal Shaqquan Aaron and his Rainier Beach High School (29-0 and ranked 3rd nationally by USA TODAY) team is one of eight schools competing for the national high school championship.  Aaron and his teammates will face-off against Findlay Prep at 4:00 on ESPNU. Rainier Beach Tournament History: First invite Coach: Mike Bethea ESPN Ranked Players: Shaqquan Aaron, SF – #33 on ESPN 100 Notes: Rainier Beach, the three-time defending WIAA State Champions will be the first team from the state of Washington...Continue reading »

(Photo – Mark Baer / USA Today) According to multiple news outlets, former University of Louisville power forward Chane Behanan was cited in Louisville last night for possession of marijuana. Just the latest in what seems to be an incredibly long list of horrible decision-making, Behanan was in town to visit friends and his old teammates this week. He even popped by the ESPN 680 studios for an impromptu interview and made it sound like everything was great while rehabbing in Houston. However, at this point, you have to think what’s...Continue reading »

Photo – @GoCards It had been all but official for a few months, but organizers of the prestigious Jimmy V Classic announced the UofL-IU match-up today.  Louisville will play the Hoosiers at approximately 9:30 pm on December 9th on ESPN.  Maryland and Villanova will square off before that nightcap at 7:00. The matchup was long rumored, and U of L coach Rick Pitino has talked openly about it. But on Wednesday, the event’s organizers announced details — that U of L will tip off against the Hoosiers at 9 p.m. Dec. 9, or 30 minutes...Continue reading »

Photo – miamiherald.com With the NFL Draft roughly five weeks away, prepare yourself to be bombarded with multiple mock drafts until then.  In the latest mock from Yahoo! Sports, Shaun King projects Cleveland to take Teddy with the 4th pick and hard hitting safety Calvin Pryor 21st overall to Green Bay.  As it stands currently, UCF’s Blake Bortles is projected to be the first QB taken. 4. Cleveland Browns Needs: QB, RB and OG The pick: Teddy Bridgewater (QB, Louisville) – Cleveland’s brass wasn’t at Bridgewater’s...Continue reading »

(Photo – GoCards.com) As the University of Louisville football team grinds through spring practice, the coaching staff continues to roll out their new scheme. The transition won’t be easy, but Bobby Pertrino and his assistants appear pleased with what they’ve seen so far. Yesterday, in an interview with gocards.com, Offensive Coordinator Garrick McGee gave an update on how the UofL Offense is progressing after just eight practices: “I think the quarterbacks had a tough week,” McGee said after Saturday’s...Continue reading »

(Photo – Gary Jones / AP) On the surface, there were plenty of haters and negative spin on former Louisville offensive coordinator Shawn Watson’s offense. His methodical approach left plenty to be desired and almost always left the door open for opponents to make a late-game run. But when you have a defense like the one Charlie Strong fielded for four years, a lot of those blemishes can be adequately covered up. All that said, though his offense may not have been dazzling to the eye or spike the imagination, Watson did develop...Continue reading »