Music City Showdown Gets Kick-Off Time

Louisville vs WKU (46 of 60)

Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s non-conference football game with Western Kentucky on Sept. 14 at Nissan Stadium is slated for a 4 p.m. ET kickoff.

Louisville’s encounter against Western Kentucky at Nissan Stadium in Nashville is the second of a three-game series with the Hilltoppers. Dae Williams rushed for a pair of 1-yard touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead score with 5:01 remaining, as Louisville rallied from a 14-0 deficit to beat in-state rival Western Kentucky 20-17 last season.

The two programs have met 32 times on the gridiron, with the Cardinals holding a 20-12 all-time series advantage, and have won the last 10 meetings.

The 2019 matchup will feature the same as both Louisville and WKU will be led by first-year head coaches: Scott Satterfieldand Tyson Helton.

The Cardinals are playing in Nashville for the first time since defeating Texas A&M 27-21 in the 2015 Music City Bowl. The Cardinals also took on Middle Tennessee in a non-conference matchup in 2006, winning 44-17.

The Cardinals returns 17 starters from last season, highlighted by running back Hassan Hall, wide receivers Seth Dawkinsand Dez Fitzpatrick, and offensive tackle Mekhi Becton. On defense, linebacker Dorian Etheridge and G.G. Robinson are key returnees.

Get all the latest information on the team by following @UofLFootball on Twitter and Facebook and UofLFootball on Instagram. General athletic news can also be found at GoCards on Twitter and Instagram and GoCards on Facebook.

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