Louisville junior LB Dorian Etheridge had a huge game against NC State on Saturday. Etheridge had 11 total tackles, 1 interception, and 3 pass breakups as he helped lead the Cards to bowl eligibility.
The ACC recognized just how excellent his play was in the game and awarded him ACC Linebacker of the Week honors.
✔️ 11 Tackles
✔️ 1 Interception
✔️ 4 Passes Defended
✔️ @ACCFootball Linebacker of the Week
— Louisville Football (@UofLFootball) November 18, 2019
Etheridge has been a stalwart for UofL all season long and ever since he stepped foot on campus. His freshman season was highlighted by his being named an ESPN Freshman All-American.
To read more about Etheridge’s honor, check out Louisville Football’s press release below.
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT:
Etheridge Named ACC Linebacker of the Week
Dorian Etheridge recorded 11 tackles and his first career interception in a win over NC State.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2019
LOUISVILLE- University of Louisville linebacker Dorian Etheridge was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Linebacker of the Week, the league announced Monday.
Etheridge played his best game of the season in Louisville’s 34-20 victory over NC State on Saturday to help the Cardinals reach bowl eligibility.
The native of Charleston, W. Va., recorded a season best 11 tackles and his first career interception as the Cardinals limited the Wolfpack to 377 yards of total offense. The junior is fifth on the team with 51 tackles.
A three-year starter at middle linebacker, Etheridge also was credited with a career high three pass break-ups.
The Cardinals close their home schedule on Saturday with a 4 p.m. kickoff against Syracuse.