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2015 Full Game: Louisville vs Kentucky

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Bobby Petrino discusses win over Kentucky

Bobby Petrino

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Bobby Petrino was obviously pleased after Louisville came back from down 21-0 to beat Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. Here are his comments after the game. Video and transcript below…

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Highlights: Louisville defeats Kentucky 38-24

Highlights of Louisville’s 38-24 victory over Kentucky in Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday.

2014 Louisville vs Kentucky – Full Game

Pregame scuffle, Kyle Bolin, DeVante Parker. That is your summary for the 2014 game. Enjoy!

Comparing the stats: Louisville vs Kentucky football

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Here are some interesting stats comparing UL and UK football from CFBStats.com. These stats are also filtered to get averages against POWER 5 teams only. This takes away Louisville’s game against Samford and Kentucky’s game against Charlotte. Stats in those games can be very misleading.

Total Defense

18 UL    325.2 ypg

50 UK   395.8 ypg

Total Offense

60 UL    381 ypg

75 UK    351 ypg

The common response when you tell a UK fan about these stats and how we are better is something about SOS or asking who we have played. Well……

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Red v. Blue: Louisville v. Kentucky Preview

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

You have been waiting all season for this, the UofL vs. UK football game to close the 2015 regular season. With a desperate Kentucky team needing a win to secure bowl eligibility for the first time in five years, the Cardinals travel to Lexington looking to end any bowl aspirations of the ‘Cats for a second straight season.

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Revisiting an Instagram post from June about the UofL-UK game

Governor's Cup Trophy

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Here is your social media tip for the day if you are a college athlete: If you have a game at the end of November, posting about it in June may come back to bite you. Such is the case for Patrick Towles, who posted this gem back in June.

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Battle of the REDgrass; don’t bring a cat to a dogfight 

Photo: USAToday

Photo: USAToday

Tis the season, my friends and foes. Giving thanks, sure. But giving grief, absolutely.

The week fans have had circled, underlined, and plenty of exclamation points leading up to opening weekend, because duh… It’s the most locally anticipated game of the season.

For one, the rivalry.

For two… Bowl eligibility.

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Athlon writer gives three things to watch for UofL-Pitt

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Marky Billson is a contributor to Athlon as well as a wrtier for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He has covered the Pittsburgh Panthers, Pittsburgh Steelers, and more in his writing career. In his post about Saturday’s game between the Cards and Panthers, Billson gives his three things to watch as well as his final score prediction.

Three Things To Watch

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Steel City Showdown: Louisville vs. Pitt

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After finishing their 2015 home slate with a 38-31 win over Virginia, Louisville has now won six of their last seven games. Now, the Cardinals will start a two-game road trip to close the regular season with a visit to the Steel City, facing a 7-3 Pitt Panthers team with bowl implications. Read the rest of this entry

Highlights: Louisville defeats Virginia 38-31

Bobby Petrino comments after 38-31 win over Virginia

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Photo: thetandd.com

Coach Bobby Petrino speaks to the media following Saturday’s 38-31 win over Virginia on Senior Day at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

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Louisville vs. Virginia Preview

Photo: nytimes.com

Photo: nytimes.com

As winners of five of their last six games, the Cardinals are looking to earn bowl eligibility for a sixth straight season when they face their new conference rivals, the Virginia Cavaliers. The Cavaliers, however, must win to keep their hopes of bowl eligibility alive.

Last Time

The Cardinals and Cavaliers played last season in early September. The Cards jumped to an early 7-0 lead, but sacks and turnovers ultimately doomed Louisville. A fumbled punt by Louisville led to an Ian Frye 42-yard field goal with 3:42 left to lead the Cavaliers to a 23-21 upset over the #21 Cardinals.

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McGee, Bolin, and Epps post-practice comments Tuesday

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Garrick McGee, Kyle Bolin, and Aaron Epps met with the media after practice on Tuesday. The Cards face Virginia at home this Saturday at 12:30.

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Kyle Bolin to start at QB against Virginia

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Bobby Petrino announced in his weekly press conference that Soph. Kyle Bolin would get his second consecutive start for the Cards this Saturday against Virginia. Petrino told Bolin to not worry about the QB competition and to just “go play”.

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Bobby Petrino post-Syracuse press conference

Louisville vs Syracuse highlights

Photo: Syracuse.com

Photo: Syracuse.com

Felt good to see the Cards put up 41 points yesterday! Highlights of the game below…

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Garrick McGee and L.J. Scott post-practice comments 11/3/15

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Offensive Coordinator Garrick McGee and running back L.J. Scott met with the media after practice on Tuesday and previewed this weekend’s game against Syracuse.

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Transcript: Bobby Petrino ACC teleconference 9/23/15

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Photo: fansided.com

BOBBY PETRINO: Well, we’re coming off a tough loss at home against Clemson, a very good football team where our players competed extremely hard and got into position in the fourth quarter where we had an opportunity to win the game and just weren’t able to do it. We had a good practice yesterday, and our guys are working hard, and we’re anxious to get back on the field and play another game on Saturday.

Q. Kyle Bolin and Lamar Jackson you’ve used in the last couple of games on kind of that quarterback carousel, seeing which one is going to get things going. How do you look at it going forward with these two guys and what you’ve seen so far? Is it a two-quarterback system? Does one guy kind of show more than the other at this point?

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Bobby Petrino talks 0-3, team leaders, Samford, and more.

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Photo: cardinalsportszone.com

Bobby Petrino met with the media on Monday for about 20 minutes and discussed how he is handling being 0-3, the ongoing QB situation, Samford, and more.

Opening statement

Like I told the team, losing’s hard. It’s hard on you as an individual, it’s hard on you as a group. It challenges your attitude, it challenges your character, it challenges how you stay together and believe in each other. So you have to deal with all those things when you lose your first three games, and what we need to do is count on the leadership we have within the team, because we do have some guys who really care and really played hard the other night, put everything they could into the game. And I do like our attitude, but all those things are going to be challenged right now. So the number one job I have right now is to keep the team together, continue to focus, continue to work hard, and really the biggest thing for this week is to improve and focus on ourselves getting better. The issue is us, how we go about our business, how we play the game.

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