Former Louisville guard Russ Smith saw his number retired on Saturday in a ceremony at halftime of the Cards’ loss to Notre Dame. A tribute video was played, which featured a few special guests who offered their congratulations to Russdiculous. Russ then took the mic and addressed the fans prior to his number being placed in the rafters.
Full video of Russ’ big day:
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"Man, the support this place has shown me. You guys have always been there. You guys have always had my back when a lot of people didn't believe."@Specter_Smit's full speech from today's ceremony.#GoCards pic.twitter.com/L4PEW0RSz9
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