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Cards Jump In Latest AP Poll


After a strong bounce back, from a hard loss, the University of Louisville football team jumps back up to number 17 in this week’ AP Poll. Take a look to see where the rest of the ACC stands.


Relive The Highlights From The Kent State Game


After a week of working to shake off last week’s loss, the University of Louisville football team came out ready to play. Here are the highlights from the UofL vs Kent State match up.

College Football Games To Watch – Week 4

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UNLV vs (10) Ohio State – Ohio State is favored by 40.5     TV – Big 10 network

NC State vs (12) Florida State – FSU is favored by 12.5     TV – ABC

Kent State vs (19) Louisville –  Louisville is favored by 43     TV – Fox Sports South 


Old Dominion vs (13) Virginia Tech – VT is favored by 28.5     TV – ACC network


Boston College vs (2) Clemson – Clemson favored by 33.5     TV – ESPN2

(1)Alabama vs Vanderbilt – Alabama favored by 18.5     TV – CBS

(5) USC vs California  – USC favored by 17     TV – ABC

(16) TCU vs (6) Oklahoma State – OK State favored by 13     TV – ESPN

Toledo vs (14) Miami –  Miami favored by 13.5     TV – ACC network


(8) Michigan vs Purdue – Michigan favored by 10     TV – Fox


Nevada vs (18) Washington State – WSU favored by 28     TV – Pac 12 network


(3) Oklahoma vs Baylor – Oklahoma favored by 27.5     TV – FS1


(17) Mississippi State vs (11) Georgia – Georgia is favored by 5     TV – ESPN

(22) San Diego State vs Air Force – SDSU is favored by 3.5     TV – CBSSN

Syracuse vs (25) LSU – LSU is favored by 23     TV – ESPN2


(4) Penn State vs Iowa –  Penn State is favored by 12.5     TV – ABC

(15) Auburn vs Missouri – Auburn is favored by 19      TV- ESPNU

(25) Florida vs Kentucky – Florida is favored by 2.5     TV – SEC network


(7) Washington vs Colorado – Washington is favored by 10.5     TV – FS1

(24) Oregon vs Arizona State – Oregon is favored by 15     TV – Pac12 network

UofL Football Uniform Report


Here is the what University of Louisville football team will wear tomorrow against Kent State.

James Burgess Seizing Opportunity In Cleveland


James Burgess

Cardinal Forever, James Burgess has seen his fair share of ups and downs since leaving Louisville. He has jumped from team to team in the NFL, always right on the edge of making the final roster. Until now that is, he has found his home in Cleveland. Andrew Gribble sat down with Burgess and discussed why this time is different.

Jeremy Smith Taking A Medical Redshirt

Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith’s father has said his son plans on taking a medical redshirt for this year. This wil allow him to come back for a 5th year next year. CSZ continues to hope for a smooth recovery for Jeremy.

Lamar Jackson Breaks Another Record


Lamar Jackson broke another ACC record on Saturday night. He now stands alone as having the most career rushing yards as a quarterback. Congratulations Lamar!

Best Of ESPN’s College GameDay


Relive some of the best moments of ESPN’s College GameDay from Saturday’s visit to the University of Louisville.

Louisville Football Presser: Tweetcap September 18th

Football Press

Here is a TweetCap of today’s press conference from University of Louisville Head Coach, Bobby Petrino, tight ends G.G. Robinson and Charles Standberry via @UofLFootball

UofL Postgame Interviews: Clemson


Bobby Petrino, Lamar Jackson, Stacy Thomas, Jon Greenard, Jaylen Smith, Charles Standberry all met with the media after Saturday’s loss to Clemson. You can hear the frustration in their voices as they replay the game in their minds. Take a look at what they had to say below.

Lamar Jackson, The Human Highlight Reel


Lamar Jackson is a once in a lifetime player. There is nothing he can’t do. Here are just some of the highlights from him this past Saturday courtesy of Louisville Athletics and ESPN.

Dae Williams Announces He Is Cleared To Practice

Dae Williams

Courtesy of Dae Williams’ twitter (@alldae_)

Great news coming from the University of Louisville Football team today. Redshirt Freshman running back, Dae Williams, has been cleared to start practicing. Williams tore his ACL in spring practice earlier this year. We at Cardinal Sports Zone look forward to seeing Williams in action soon.

Corso Picks The Cards!


For the second year in a row, Lee Corso puts on the Cardinal bird head!

Rick Pitino Is The Celebrity Guest Picker

Rick Pitino


The celebrity guest picker for today’s ESPN College Gameday is the University of Louisville’s men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino!

College Football Games To Watch – Week 3


For the 25 people who couldn’t acquire tickets to Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium for the titanic struggle of the reigning Heisman trophy winner vs the reigning national champions, here is for college football guide for the day. Whatever you decide to do for the day, make sure your television is on ABC no later than 8:00 p.m. Thank you and Go Cards! Read the rest of this entry

Jaylen Smith Talks With Marty Smith About His Jersey Number And Prep For Clemson

Jaylen Smith

Junior wide receiver, Jaylen Smith, sat down with Marty Smith this week to talk about how the team has prepped for the big game against Clemson. He also talks about the tragedy he experienced his freshman year that lead him to wear the number 9. Check out the videos below.

Marty Smith Tours Louisville


Leading up to game day, Marty Smith took a tour around the beautiful city of Louisville. He even ran into a surprise guest along the way. Check it out below!


Lee Corso and Rece Davis Press Conference


ESPN’s College Gameday’s hosts, Rece Davis and Lee Corso sat down with the media on Friday before the big match up on Saturday. See what they had to say in the video below.

DeVante Parker Plans On Having A Break Out Season

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DeVante Parker was a monster at UofL, his numbers were ridiculous every game he played. Everyone expected that momentum to continue as he entered the NFL. Unfortunately, injuries have plagued his first two years. Now he is as healthy as he has been in years and he plans on putting up real points, not just fantasy points for the Miami Dolphins. Omar Kelly with the Sun Sentinel sat down with DeVante about what to expect from him this season. You can read the full interview below.

Petrino Family Foundation, First Ever Love Louisville Event

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The Petrino Family Foundation will be hosting their first ever, Love Louisville event tonight from 7-9 PM at Sullivan’s in St. Matthews. It will be a Pep Rally theme so there will be door prizes, raffles and the spirit teams and marching band will be present as well. All of the proceeds go back to the community! So get this Cardinal filled weekend started the best way possible, by giving back to this great city!