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Kyle Bolin Speaks Out in Support of Tom Jurich

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Former Louisville QB, and current Rutgers QB, Kyle Bolin, spoke about the latest investigation plaguing Louisville. In particular, Bolin offered support for Athletic Director Tom Jurich.
On Wednesday, Bolin tweeted, “I have nothing but the utmost respect for Tom Jurich and the love he has for the student-athletes at the University of Louisville.”

The Louisville transfer offered heartfelt support for his former athletics director, Tom Jurich, who has been suspended amid a nationwide investigation by the FBI into basketball recruiting bribery.
After Saturday’s 56-0 loss to Ohio State, the QB was asked to elaborate on the tweet in the post game press conference.

“Tom Jurich, first off, is an outstanding man,” Bolin said. “Everything he did at the University of Louisville, I believe and many people believe, he did what was best for the players.”
Jurich, who is on paid administrative leave, has been widely regarded as the top Athletic Director in the country.

“He was very invested in the success of the players and of the University of Louisville, and he was always very kind to me during my transfer process,” Bolin said. “He called me into his office and told me that if I ever needed anything from him in terms of possibly getting in touch with a school or anything down the road, to reach out to him.”

Bolin went on, “Having a guy like him reach out to student-athletes, especially those who are looking to take the talent they have elsewhere, that tells you about the kind of person he is.”

To read more on the story, check out Jerry Carino’s story for the Asbury Park Press.

Rutgers football: Why Kyle Bolin backs embattled Louisville AD Tom Jurich amid FBI probe

Kyle Bolin Named Starting Quarterback For Rutgers

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Courtsey Kyle Bolin’s Twitter

Former University of Louisville quarterback, Kyle Bolin has been named Rutger’s starter against Washington. Kyle was also named a captain of the Rutgers’ team. We wish him nothing but the best!

 

Kyle Bolin to Transfer To Rutgers

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Former Louisville quarterback Kyle Bolin has announced on Twitter that he will transfer to Rutgers University for the 2017 season.

Bolin announced his transfer shortly after Louisville’s spring game a week and a half ago. Texas, Cincinnati, Northern Illinois and Western Michigan were also on the QB’s shortlist, but the former U of L quarterback chose to go to New Jersey to play for Rutgers.

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We at CSZ want to wish the best of luck to one of the first athletes we started covering from day one. Go kill it Kyle!

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Kyle Bolin To Transfer From U of L

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U of L quarterback Kyle Bolin has decided to transfer from the school, per reports.

Bolin, who was scheduled to be a fifth year senior at Louisville, announced his transfer just hours after appearing in Saturday’s Spring Game. While Kyle did not play in the spring game, his brother, Clay, earned reps late in the scrimmage and will be on the roster for 2017.

Bolin will graduate in May and is down to Texas, Cincinnati, Northern Illinois and Western Michigan for his choices as a fifth-year senior transfer.

Bolin arrived in 2013 and appeared for Louisville on occasion as a starter and relieving backup. He is most known for coming off the bench to defeat Kentucky in the 2014 edition of the rivalry game, throwing for 381 yards and three touchdowns in the 44-40 instant classic. Bolin started in eight games in his Louisville career, including the 2014 Belk Bowl.

 

Post Practice Football Interviews – Day 4

 

cardinal-birdInterviews of coaches and players after practice number 4. Coach Summers talks about making progress and  the battle at the center position, Jawon Pass talks about learning from Bolin and Jackson, playing with his brother and getting in the weight room.

 

Lamar Jackson On SportsCenter

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Many cameos tonight from Louisville Football during Lamar Jackson’s feature on SportsCenter. Kelsey, Bolin & Bonnafon to name a few. Lamar is as entertaining off of the field as he is on. Click on more below to watch in its entirety!

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Jackson’s 8 TDs Leads UofL To Victory Over Charlotte

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Lamar Jackson accounted for a school-record eight touchdowns and 405 offensive yards by halftime to help No. 19 Louisville dismantle Charlotte 70-14 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

Jackson broke Chris Redman’s 1998 record for combined rushing and passing TDs and he tied Redman’s mark for passing TDs. He seemed poised to add a few more before exiting without taking a snap in the second half.

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Thorntons Academic Center Of Excellence With Kyle Bolin

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Here is a tour of the Thorntons Academic Center Of Excellence With Cards Quarterback Kyle Bolin.

Nunnsense: Louisville Could Be In The 2016-17 College Football Playoff

cfp-playoff-2The University Of Louisville football team could be in this seasons college football playoff. They could also be playing in the Music City Bowl again. There is a lot of hype around this years team but there is still a lot to be proven. Will they live up to the hype? Personally, I am a believer in this years team. I have seen the team come together as one. I have seen players like Reggie Bonnafon and Kyle Bolin make decisions based on the betterment of the team and not themselves. I saw four players turn down the NFL to come back for one more chance. Usually we think in Read the rest of this entry

Why Kyle Bolin Stayed At Louisville

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Kyle Bolin has done everything that has been asked of him. He has worked hard and deserves to play but he knows he is the backup to Lamar. He could have transferred and started at many division 1 schools. He chose to stay at Louisville. ” it says something about the mentality in sports today that Bolin’s return to U of L actually could be listed as a surprise. ” He tells Eric Crawford of WDRB why he stayed in this article.

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Spring Game Photo Gallery

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You have heard everyones thoughts and opinions on the spring game. If you haven’t read ours, click here (Cheap pop). It was one of the most exciting spring games that I can remember as Lamar threw 8 TD’s and amassed 1st half video game numbers. 23-28, 454 yards & 7 TD. WOW! Even though the attendance was super disappointing, the sights and action were not. Our guy Jeff Nunn came out and took some photos at the spring game and we hope that you enjoy them!

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Louisville Football: High Octane Offense In 2016?

(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

 

We all have been waiting for Bobby to come back to Louisville so that we can see the 50’s and 60’s on the scoreboard. Even here he said what he would do to the scoreboards the day he talked to the fans the week he got re-hired. At every other stop year 3 is when things come together so it is not crazy to expect the same thing here…again. Coach Petrino had a ton of issues last year with injuries as well. 3 starting QB’s & an OLine that was pretty much a patchwork job. An O-Line however by the time we get to Orlando against Alabama that could be very, very good. Andrea Adelson had an opinion this morning on this topic as well. She talked about the only times a Bobby offense had averaged fewer than 30 ppg.

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TWEETCAP: @UofLFootball Day In The Community

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Lamar Jackson & Kyle Bolin Today After Practice (Video)

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Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP

 

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Here is some video from after practice today with University of Louisville Quarterbacks Lamar Jackson & Kyle Bolin. Enjoy!

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2015 Full Game: Louisville vs Kentucky

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Bobby Petrino discusses win over Kentucky

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Bobby Petrino was obviously pleased after Louisville came back from down 21-0 to beat Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. Here are his comments after the game. Video and transcript below…

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Highlights: Louisville defeats Kentucky 38-24

Highlights of Louisville’s 38-24 victory over Kentucky in Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday.

2014 Louisville vs Kentucky – Full Game

Pregame scuffle, Kyle Bolin, DeVante Parker. That is your summary for the 2014 game. Enjoy!

Comparing the stats: Louisville vs Kentucky football

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Here are some interesting stats comparing UL and UK football from CFBStats.com. These stats are also filtered to get averages against POWER 5 teams only. This takes away Louisville’s game against Samford and Kentucky’s game against Charlotte. Stats in those games can be very misleading.

Total Defense

18 UL    325.2 ypg

50 UK   395.8 ypg

Total Offense

60 UL    381 ypg

75 UK    351 ypg

The common response when you tell a UK fan about these stats and how we are better is something about SOS or asking who we have played. Well……

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Red v. Blue: Louisville v. Kentucky Preview

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

You have been waiting all season for this, the UofL vs. UK football game to close the 2015 regular season. With a desperate Kentucky team needing a win to secure bowl eligibility for the first time in five years, the Cardinals travel to Lexington looking to end any bowl aspirations of the ‘Cats for a second straight season.

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