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Tramain Thomas Added To UofL Football Staff

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Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two-time all-Southeastern Conference defensive back Tramain Thomas was named a defensive quality control coach at the University of Louisville, football head coach Bobby Petrino announced on Friday.

A four-year letterwinner at Arkansas, Thomas was a standout safety for Petrino, who served as the head coach of the Razorbacks from 2008-11.

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2018 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting Every First Round Pick If All The Players Were Lamar Jackson

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Ryan Day with SBNation predicted what would happen if the top ten picks in the NFL draft – picked Lamar Jackson. While it is still too early to get a grasp on what the draft will look like, I think this is a solid start.

UofL Football And UofL Track And Field Promote #LoveLouisville

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Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Members of the University of Louisville football and track and field teams will visit Lowe Elementary School Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. for a Kindness Workshop.

The Petrino Family Foundation has teamed up with the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and the Fund for the Arts to promote the #LoveLouisville campaign, an initiative to spread love and kindness throughout the Louisville community. UofL Student-athletes will be on hand to address the children —  discussing the importance of being kind and treating others with compassion.

For additional information, contact Kelsey Petrino Scott at (502) 550-2607.

 

 

Petrino Family Foundation Golf Scramble Tickets

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According to petrinofamilyfoundation.org –

University of Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino is playing host to the 2018 Petrino Family Foundation Spring Golf Classic, on Friday, April 13 at the University of Louisville Golf Club.

The tournament features two different sets of tee times – one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 2 p.m.

A four-person scramble starts with registration for the morning session at 7 a.m. and the afternoon stint at 12:30 p.m. For anyone playing in the morning, breakfast begins at 7 a.m., and the shotgun start is set for 8:30 a.m. Lunch for players teeing off in the afternoon session will begin at 12:30 p.m.

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Lamar Jackson Most Underrated Recruit From 2015 Class

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Kevin McGuire with Athlon Sports put together a list of how the 2015 class would be ranked today. With no surprise to anyone, Lamar came in at number one and Kevin highlights on what a steal Louisville got with Jackson.

UofL Football Prices And Individual Tickets Announced

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Season tickets and individual game pricing for the 2018 University of Louisville football season has been set, with per game costs remaining the same.

Highlighted by a seven-game home schedule for the first time since 2013, the slate features exciting games with perennial power Florida State, Georgia Tech and the regular-season finale versus intra-state rival Kentucky.

Reserved tickets in the lower bowl are $413, with club seats priced at $469 for the season. L-Club members can purchase tickets for $399 and UofL faculty and staff tickets are offered for $385.

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Grady Brown Named Defensive Assistant, Recruiting Coordinator For UofL Football

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CardNation, welcome Grady Brown to the family!

Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grady Brown, an up-and-coming mind and one of the nation’s top recruiters, was named defensive assistant and recruiting coordinator at the University of Louisville, head coach Bobby Petrino announced on Friday.

Brown, the safeties coach at Alabama State in 2017, made a name for himself in the coaching circles during his tenure at South Carolina (2012-15), teaming with current UofL secondary coach Lorenzo Ward– the defensive coordinator for the Gamecocks during that period.

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Four Football Players Named To All-ACC Academic Team

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Congratulations to all the student-athletes!

Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Four University of Louisville football players have been named to the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Football Team, as announced by the league commissioner John Swofford.

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Lamar Jackson Passing Highlights (Video)

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Patrick Clayborn with the NFLNetwork, put together a highlight reel of all of Lamar Jackson’s passes over 20 yards in the 2017 season. Needless to say, it is a lot of fun and gives a nice break in the day!

Jaire Alexander Highlights (Video)

Jaire Alexander

Jaire Alexander had an outstanding career at the University of Louisville. Even with an injury riddled junior year, he made sure to let his presence be known when he was on the field. He was one of the most dynamic playmakers ever in the defensive backfield at UofL. We here at Cardinal Sports Zone cannot wait to watch him play on Sundays this fall!

Louisville vs Wake Forest: Cards Bounce Back Against Struggling Deacons

Louisville trailed by 8 points early in the first half, but after the following timeout the Cards took control and never looked back en route to an emphatic 96-77 victory.

Louisville earned another crucial ACC win tonight and that’s all that matters. The fact that the Cardinal offense looked as good as it did tonight and the press looked to make a real impact on the outcome are things to focus on going forward.

Louisville was led by VJ King’s 15 points. Quentin Snider and Deng Adel each chipped in 14 points. However, those players weren’t needed for much of the 2nd half as reserves such as, Dwayne Sutton, Ryan McMahon and Darius Perry led the Cards as they pulled away.

Up next: Louisville travels to Virginia for a Wednesday night matchup against the 2nd ranked Cavaliers at 7pm on ESPN2.

Go Cards!

Lamar Jackson Gives Back

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We are not worthy of Lamar Jackson. Truly. After signing autographs the last few weekends at local Planet Fitness’s, he donated part of his profit back to the organization behind it all.

Keep at it 8, you make us all proud!

UofL Football Agrees To Series With USF

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The University of Louisville announced today that they have agreed to a three game series with the University of South Florida. The Bulls will be coming to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in 2022 and 2026, and the Cardinals will visit the bulls in 2024.

ACC Football Schedule Released

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The ACC released the 2018 football schedule today! Louisville will be starting off the year on another neutral site, against Alabama in Orlando. They will be hosting, Indiana State, WKU, Florida State, Georgia Tech (on a Friday game), Wake Forest, North Carolina State and ending the home schedule with Kentucky. They will be visiting Virginia, Boston College, Clemson and Syracuse.

What game are you most looking forward to on the schedule?

More Jackson Autograph Signings Announced

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Planet Fitness has announced that Lamar Jackson will be back for three more autograph signings this weekend. Saturday (1/20) Jackson will be at the Valley Station location from 10-noon. That same day, he will be at the Elizabethtown location from 5-7 pm. On Sunday, (1/21), he will be at the Hurstbourne pkwy location from 1-3 pm.

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UofL Football Has Big Names Returning

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While Lamar Jackson will not be wearing a UofL jersey in the fall, that does not mean all hope is lost. UofL football still has some key players returning for the 2018-2019 season, and Bobby Petrino is really excited about how the team is already shaping up.

Reggie Bonnafon’s Career Highlights

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Cardinal forever, and Louisville native, Reggie Bonnafon gave his all to CardNation for four years. No fan will ever forget his epic game at Notre Dame when he took down the Irish (as a true freshman)! Take a look at some of his career highlights below!

Lamar Jackson Autograph Signing

Lamar Jackson

One of the greatest players to ever wear the University of Louisville will be back in town this weekend to sign autographs.

According to the Courier Journal, Jackson will sign autographs at the Planet Fitness next to Jefferson Mall (7450 Jefferson Blvd.) on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and at the Planet Fitness in New Albany (3527 Grant Line Road) on Sunday from 1-3 p.m.

Guests can receive an autograph by showing a Planet Fitness membership or by donating $25 to Blessings in a Backpack on the day of the event.

Lamar Jackson And The Legacy He Leaves Behind

Lamar Jackson

He truly may be, the greatest of all time.

Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – One of the greatest players in University of Louisville and Atlantic Coast Conference history, junior quarterback Lamar Jackson has decided to forgo his final year of collegiate eligibility and declare for the 2018 NFL Draft.

In just three seasons, Jackson put his imprint on the Louisville program, becoming the school’s first Heisman Trophy winner, attaining numerous player of the year awards, and rewriting the school and conference record books.

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Jaire Alexander Signs With Roc Nation

Cardinal forever, Jaire Alexander announced today he has signed with Roc Nation. CSZ continues to wish Alexander nothing but the best moving forward!