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2006 Louisville vs Kentucky – Full Game

Kentucky was supposed to challenge the Cards in 2006. Not so much. Cards win 59-28.

2014 Louisville vs Kentucky – Full Game

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

Louisville and Kentucky 2014 pregame scuffle

“They’ve got more Kentucky players out there than they have Louisville players.” Of course they do.

Kentucky’s hype video for the Louisville game

Seems kind of like a “Flashback Friday” type of video if you really pay attention to the players in it and the years that most are from. But hey, you do you Kentucky.

Garrick McGee and Tobijah Hughley preview Kentucky

Garrick McGee and Tobijah Hughley (from Lexington) met with the media on Wednesday to talk about Saturday’s game against Kentucky.

Comparing the stats: Louisville vs Kentucky football



Here are some interesting stats comparing UL and UK football from 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/

Photo: Tim Haag/

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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UK players weigh in on Saturday’s game

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After Kentucky’s win over Charlotte on Saturday, the conversation naturally turned towards their next game against Louisville. The Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale was in the locker room and got some feedback from some of the Kentucky players with their thoughts on the rivalry with the Cards.

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

Governor's Cup Trophy

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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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Desmond Fitzpatrick decommits from Louisville

Desmond Fitzpatrick

In not-so-shocking news, class of 2016 4-star wide receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick decommitted from the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday evening. Sometimes, the writing is just on the wall in these kinds of situations. Now I am not going to sit here and say “If you didn’t see this coming, you are dumb and weren’t paying attention.” I will leave that kind of attitude for others. Informing you is what we are here for, and that is all I am doing.

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Athlon writer gives three things to watch for UofL-Pitt

Kyle Bolin

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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


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

90 second preview: Pittsburgh Panthers


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The latest installment from UofL on their “Next Up in 90” series is focused on the Pittsburgh Panthers. The Cards will hit the road for a tough test on Saturday at 3:45. Here is a quick 90 second preview. Read the rest of this entry

Todd Grantham and Keith Kelsey preview Pittsburgh


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Todd Grantham and Keith Kelsey met with the media after practice on Wednesday to talk about Saturday’s big game at Pittsburgh. Read the rest of this entry

Devonte Fields named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week

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Trevon Young has been named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week twice. Trumaine Washington was named ACC Defensive Back of the Week once. This time, it is Devonte Fields who was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the week after his performance on Saturday against Virginia, the ACC announced on Monday.

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Bobby Petrino and Geron Christian recap Virginia; preview Pittsburgh

Football - Spring

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Bobby Petrino and offensive tackle Geron Christian met with the media on Monday afternoon to preview this Saturday’s game at Pittsburgh. They also recap the win over Virginia.

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Vote Red Rage Tailgate to win Ultimate Tailgater Contest

Red Rage

OK Cards fans. We are starting behind the 8-ball, so it is time to catch up, starting now! Our guys with the Red Rage Tailgate are in the Gordo’s Cheese Dip Ultimate Tailgater contest and need your help to win! It is so simple. Click below on the link to vote, and then vote for David Magee.

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CSZ/RRTG Tailgate of the Week: Virginia game


The home portion of the season has come to an end, and that means we have given out our last CSZ/RRTG (Red Rage Tailgate) Tailgate of the Week trophy. It was a lot of fun giving out this award at every home game to recognize some pretty awesome tailgate set-ups. Does yours have what it takes to win it next year?

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James Burgess: Cards keep choppin’ wood

Photo: Tim Haag/

Photo: Tim Haag/

Here is James Burgess on the field after the game on Saturday. He talks about the mentality that the Cards have had all season long, after starting 0-3 and now being 6-4.

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