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Bridgewater, Barnidge, Wood, and Dumervil named to Pro Bowl

NFL Pro Bowl

Photo: nbcsports.com

I am not sure when the last time is that you watched the NFL Pro Bowl, or when I watched it for that matter. But this Sunday (January 31), the 2016 version of the NFL’s “all-star” game will feature four former Louisville Cardinals. Teddy Bridgewater, Gary Barnidge, Eric Wood, and Elvis Dumervil will all be hanging out in Hawaii’s Aloha Stadium playing some football and representing their respective NFL teams, as well as the Cards of course.

They do things differently now. There is a draft, so it is not really the NFC vs AFC anymore. That draft happens Wednesday evening. Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin are the team captains and will pick their rosters. The game will be Sunday at 7:00 on ESPN.

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Cards in the NFL: Week 9

Cardinal Head

Here is how the former Cards performed in week 9 of the NFL season…

Harry Douglas (Atlanta): 3 receptions for 82 yards. Also had 1 solo tackle in 34-10 loss to Carolina.

Harry Douglas

 

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Cards in the NFL: Week 13

Here is how the former Cards performed in the NFL this past week…

Cardinal Head

Bilal Powell (NY Jets): 12 carries; 58 yards

Kerry Rhodes (Arizona Cardinals): 6 tackles (all solo)

William Gay (Arizona Cardinals): 5 tackles (4 solo); 1 sack; 1 QB hit

Michael Bush (Chicago Bears): 7 carries; 39 yards

Elvis Dumervil (Denver Broncos): 2 tackles (both solo); 1 QB hit

David Akers (SF 49ers): 2/3 FG Long of 33; 1/1 XP

 

Cards in the NFL: Week 11

Here is a look at how some former Cards performed in the NFL in Week 11! Keep in mind, not all UofL players in the NFL are at skill positions.

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Cards in the NFL: Week 2

Here is how the former Cards did in Week 2 of this NFL season…

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Cards in the NFL: Week 1

Here are some stats from former UofL Cardinals in the NFL in week 1!

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Battle for the Governor’s Cup: Art Carmody

All this week, we will be bringing you exclusive write-ups from former UofL football players about the rivalry with UK. We have asked them just their general thoughts about the rivalry, and some mention their best and worst memories. We hope you enjoy these! Go Cards!

Kicking it off this week: Art Carmody!

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Justin Renck: Football recruiting ratings…do they matter?

When it comes to football recruiting, some people get so caught up in where their team’s class is ranked or how many stars their players have. I did some research from our Gator Bowl and Orange Bowl years and looked up where some of our best players were ranked coming out of high school. I mainly looked at Scout’s and Rivals’ websites, which rank players from 1 to 5 stars.¬†Here is what I found…

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