Cardinal Catch Up 7-29-15

Welcome to a very special edition of Cardinal Catch-up. With Football season and Basketball season on the cusp of returning, There is just so much to be excited for. Let’s dive in.

  • It was announced that Russ Smith now has a guaranteed contract. Great news for fans of Russdiculous worldwide.
  • Terry Rozier signed a max rookie deal that was also for a 5 year time frame according to yahoo sports
  • Rick Pitino informed us that Francisco Garcia will take another run at the NBA
  • I met Montrezl Harrell this past Sunday at Griffs. The man is enormous and that is coming from an enormous man himself. No doubt that he will succeed and was so kind to take a picture with my wife. She was pumped. there could not have been any better news for me than running into him there.

Teddy Bridgewater

  • Oh yeah, sorry Teddy. Labor day week just got a whole lot bigger for those of us in CardNation. We have the Auburn game on Saturday. Jawon Pass will be slinging the football on Friday night. Now it has been announced that Teddy Bridgewater and his Vikings will be in Nashville to face the Titans. Make a big red weekend out of it guys!
  • Speaking of the Auburn game:

  • YES! they are teling their fans to purchase our allotment. Time to represent in Atlanta and scoop up all of these tickets! less than 3k left!
  • Eli Rogers is on track to make the Steelers team after a great summer so far. That makes this Steeler fan happy
  • It was announced by the Dolphins today that WR Kai De La Cruuuuuuuuuuuuuuz was signed. Congrats to him
Photo: Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post
Photo: Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post

Also announced today, per Jonathan Linter, Dolphins rookie Devante Parker is making the most money off of endorsements of all rookies. Great news. Not so great news coming out today was that DP was placed on the PUP list but it is expected for him to be ok for game one.


Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Men’s Basketball’s long awaited trip to Puerto Rico is coming up. Here are some details:

  • August 10-17
  • They will play national teams from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico
  • They will play 9 games in 6 days in 5 different arenas
  • They began practice this week


Thanks for taking the time out to read the Cardinal Catch up and don’t forget to tune into LiveWith55 tonight as the topic is Most hated and Favorite rivals. You can check it out at 7:30 on A short link will be tweeted out soon. Until next time CardNation….Go Cards!


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