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Cornerbacks Coach needs the fans at practice Friday

Terrell Buckley

As you probably know by now, all 14 of this year’s spring football practices are open to the public. There are only a few more chances to see the Cards before next Friday’s Spring Game. A few days ago, I posted 5 reasons why you should attend an open football practice.

There are two this weekend, today (Friday) and tomorrow. Today’s is at 4:00 pm and tomorrow’s time has not been announced, but the Saturday practices usually start around 10:00 a.m.. With the weather being how it is, I’d expect today’s to be in the Trager Center.

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Thomas and Buckley now officially on the football staff

Bobby Petrino

Bobby Petrino officially added Lamar Thomas and Terrell Buckley to his staff today. Thomas will coach the wide receivers and Buckley will coach the cornerbacks. Here is the official press release from UofL with more information on both of these coaches.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino completed his coaching staff by hiring Lamar Thomas as the wide receivers’ coach and Terrell Buckley as the cornerbacks’ coach.

A young and up-and-coming coach, Thomas comes to Louisville after one season with Petrino at Western Kentucky.

Lamar Thomas

Lamar Thomas

Last season, Thomas’ wide receivers were key components in the Hilltoppers setting single season school records for passing yardage as well as total offense. Wideouts Willie McNeal and Joel German enjoyed career seasons, catching 46 and 26 passes, respectively. McNeal eclipsed the 100-catch mark for his career in 2013 as well as the 1,000-yard mark.

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Petrino’s staff is complete!

Bobby Petrino

One of the most important things when a new coach is brought in is who he will bring with him. The coaching staff he hires is a huge part of what kind of success that will hopefully follow. Bobby Petrino seems to have put together a great staff here at the University of Louisville. While we were all pretty attached to the former staff, this one seems  to be solid as well.

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55 (Episode 9)

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This week…..on 55…..

Once again I figured on having a pretty uneventful week. Name a new coach, get our recruits lined up and on board with the new staff and carry on. Boy was I wrong. In this weeks 55 I have so much info I may not be able to put a lot of pictures in, or joke on Shawn during the monologue. (Sorry Pal) From Old friends to new ones and commitments given and taken away, this has been quite the week. So sit down and buckle up because this week’s episode is sure to take you on an emotional roller-coaster of a ride.

So once again, I share with you the 55 most ridiculous things I have heard, had to debate, or just thought about this past week. This is….55

1) Poona Ford de-committed

2) Chris Nelson de-committed

3) BOTH are now considering Texas

4) Thanks Charlie…..glad you are not cut like that

5) Charlie Strong

6) Sorry Charlie……

7) George Rushing de-committed from the Cards also as well as Isaiah Ford….hopefully both can find their way back home to the ‘Ville

8) It has been rumored that current Purdue U (PU for short)  RB Dalyn Dawkins may be trying to find his way back home. It was a shame that Charlie didn’t recruit the in-state kids more than he did. More on this later…

9) He stated in an interview after being hired at Texas that he was glad to be in a state that has talent to recruit….or something along those lines. Classy move Chuck

10) Almost as classy as what he says during the following interview…..

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UofL Football Coaching Staff’s Twitter Accounts

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Here are the Twitter handles for the Football staff at the University of Louisville:

* All links will take you to their pages

HC- Bobby Petrino: @CoachPetrinoUL

OC- Garrick McGee: @GarrickMcGee

WR- Lamar Thomas: @LamarCoachT

OL- Chris Klenakis: @FBCoachK

DB- Terrell Buckley @27TBuck

DC- Todd Grantham: @CoachTGUGA

As we find more we will add them to this list!

Follow us at @CardSportsZone & Louisville Football at @UofLFootball

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