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Lamar Jackson Leads Country In Offense

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Lamar Jackson is the best player in college football. Hands down. He leads the country in offense, and as UofL Football’s twitter points out, it is not even close. #LamarForHeisman

ACC Wide Receiving Threats

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Through the first 11 weeks of the college football season, wide receivers across the country have gone above and beyond to help pack their quarterback’s stats, as well as their own. Seth Dawkins and Dez Fitzpatrick have some of the highest passer ratings when targeted thus far in the ACC. PFF helps break down the numbers.

Lamar Back In The Heisman Rankings

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He’s backkkkkk. After somehow falling from the rankings for a few weeks, Lamar Jackson has made his rightful return to the Heisman rankings. With just a few more weeks left to play, it will be interesting to see where the reigning Heisman winner lands.

Jamon Brown Foundation Holiday Fundraiser

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Cardinal forever and current LA Ram, Jamon Brown is looking to give back to the Louisville community this holiday season.

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(Louisville, KY) NFL star Jamon Brown and his foundation (J. Brown Foundation) are teaming up with WHAS11 TV and the Homeless Coalition For The “#502StepUp” for the Holidays Fundraiser.

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Colin Holba Signs With Jaguars

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Cardinal forever, Colin Holba announced today he has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as their long snapper. Congratulations Colin!

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 11/13/2017

 

Here is a TweetCap of today’s press conference from University of Louisville Head Coach, Bobby Petrino via @UofLFootball.

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Teddy Makes Emotional Comeback

 

About 14 months ago, there was a chance Teddy Bridgewater would have to have his leg amputated after a non contact knee injury during practice. Today, he made his official comeback as an active member of the team during the Vikings win against Washington.

Lamar To Jaylen: #SCTop10

Lamar Jackson threw an insane pass to Jaylen Smith, which ended in one of the greatest catches you will see this season. It was good for #7 on the SportsCenter Top 10!

Lamar Jackson Highlights Vs Virginia

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Lamar Jackson became the first player ever in college football to record 3,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards in back to back seasons. Check out his highlights from the win against Virginia.

Post Game Press Conference – Virginia

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Head Coach Bobby Petrino, sophomore linebacker Jon Greenard, senior linebacker James Hearn, senior running back Reggie Bonnafon, freshman running back Dae Williams, junior wide receiver Jaylen Smith, and junior quarterback Lamar Jackson all sat down with the media after the win against Virginia. Listen to what they had to say below.

Cards Going Bowling

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For the 8th straight year, the UofL Cardinal Football team is headed to a bowl game! You can reserve your tickets below.

UofL VS Virginia Match Ups

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UofL football is finally back home! After a few weeks away, UofL will be back at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium tomorrow to take on the Virginia Caveliers at 3:30. Here is how the match up looks on paper.

Uniform Report: Virginia

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UofL equipment announced the uniform combination that the football team will wear against Virginia. In honor of Veterans Day, they will be wearing the Stars and Stripes!

New Cardinal Cleats For Military Appreciation Day

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Pete Nochta showed off some new cleats that the cardinals will break in this weekend!

New Traffic Pattern For Last 2 UofL Football Games

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UofL announced yesterday that due to construction on Eastern Parkway, there will be a new traffic pattern for the last two home games of the season. You can see the full detail below.

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Bobby Petrino Press Conference TweetCap 11/6/17

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Here is a TweetCap of today’s press conference from University of Louisville Head Coach, Bobby Petrino and junior offensive tackle, Geron Christian via @UofLFootball.

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Time For Football Senior Day Vs Syracuse Announced

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It was announced today that the final home game of the 2017 season will kick off at 3:30 PM. The game is against Syracuse and the television slot is still being finalized. Clear your schedules and make sure you make it out to support this outstanding senior class.

Blanton Creque Named A Lou Groza Award Semifinalist

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University of Louisville place kicker, Blanton Creque, is one of 20 semi finalists for the 2017 Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award.

Creque has made 11-of-12 field goal attempts this season and is 9-of-9 from 39 yards or less. His season long of 48 yards came against NC State on October 5th.

The sophomore is positioned third nationally and leads the ACC in field goal percentage, connecting on 91.7% of his attempts. Creque is averaging 1.22 field goals per game, ranking seventh in the ACC.

The former walk-on hit 14-straight field goal attempts – tied for the second best streak in school history – before missing his first attempt at Florida State. For his career, Creque has connected on 27-of-31 attempts and holds the school record for career field goal percentage at 87.1%.

Semifinalists will be voted on by a panel of more than 100 FBS head coaches, SIDs, media members, former Groza finalists and current NFL kickers. The panel will select three finalists, which will be announced on November 21st. The three finalists will be honored at the 26th annual Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Awards Banquet on December 4th in Palm Beach County. The panel will then select the winner, which will be announced on ESPN at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show on December 7th.

 

Teddy Could Possibly Be Activated This Week

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More great news coming out of Minnesota. Teddy Bridgewater could be activated as soon as this week, with a start not far behind! We here at Cardinal Sports Zone continue to wish him a speedy and full recovery and look forward to seeing him in action again soon!

Lamar Jackson Named To Maxwell Award Semifinalist List

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Congratulations are in order for Lamar Jackson! He was named today to the Maxwell Award semifinalist list. This is an award he won last year and honors America’s college player of the year.