Need something to get you through this Monday? How about 20 minutes of Lamar Jackson’s greatest moments? Thanks to Just Bomb Productions, we’ve got just that for you.
Lamar Jackson is a once in a life time athlete who made his mark not only on the University of Louisville record books, but college football record books as well. With the NFL draft just one week away, Lamar remains the draft’s biggest story. Lamar Jackson is ready for the NFL, but is the league ready for him? Mina Kimes and Domonique Foxworth with The Undefeated talk about how Lamar can change the NFL, if it’ll allow it.
Louisville fans know that Jaire Alexander is the best cornerback in this years NFL draft. He knows that as well. He recently sat down and talked to the NFL Network about what his outfit for the draft will look like and what it will feel like to hear his name called.
Saturday will be the first time in nearly 6 months that cardinal fans get an up close and personal view of the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium expansion. If you are interested in getting your seats in the new area, you can check out the information below on how to select your seat!
Heading out to the UofL football spring game on Saturday? Wondering what the day will consist of? Here is your schedule for the day – including information on the Chris Mack autograph signing that will be held on the Papa John’s concourse when gates open.
|The University of Louisville football team will conduct its annual Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Spring Game on April 14 at 1 p.m. at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Admission to the game is FREE.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
PARKING: Free and open to all fans; lots around the stadium open at 8 a.m.
STADIUM GATES: Fans can enter Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium at noon.
KICKOFF: The game begins at 1 p.m.
CONCESSIONS: $3 Happy Hour draft specials inside the stadium throughout the game.
Fans are encouraged to head to BudLight StreetFest, located between Gates 3 and 5, for Fan Fest. Visit before and after the game for food vendors and drink specials in addition to carnival rides, music, family friendly games, and rides.
It is open 8 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Fan Fest is closed during the game and resumes from 3-6 p.m.
CARDINAL AUTHENTIC SALE
Looking to give your closet an upgrade? Shopping for an early present for a family member or fellow fan?
Cardinal Authentic, the official team store of the Louisville Cardinals, is having a spring sale at Fan Fest. Purchase officially licensed merchandise for up to 70 percent off.
Fans interested in purchasing new season tickets can participate in the Select-A-Seat event inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium at 11:30 a.m. This is the first time showcasing available seating locations for 2018 campaign.
Staff from the ticket office will be available at Gate 2A prior to gates opening or on the concourse and at the box office throughout the day to answer questions.
General public on sale begins April 16.
|COACH MACK AUTOGRAPH SESSION
Meet the newly named Louisville men’s basketball head coach Chris Mack. When the stadium gates open, Coach Mack will be on the concourse signing autographs. Details coming soon. Follow Louisville basketball on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram for updates.
Get your hands on this year’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Spring Game poster, showcasing some fan favorites and Louisville’s 2018 schedule.
The posters are available at Fan Fest, throughout the concourse of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium (Gates 3, 4, 5), and on the field after the game for autographs (while supplies last). A donation to the Dave Thomas Foundation is encouraged.
LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL AUTOGRAPH SESSION
Meet the 2018 Louisville football team after the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Spring Game. The players are signing autographs on the field for 45 minutes after the game, and head coach Bobby Petrino is available for autographs on the field following his postgame media duties.
There is a maximum of two items per person to ensure the autograph lines moves in an efficient manner.
When Lamar Jackson was a sophomore in high school, his coach ran an offense especially created for him. His coach called Lamar transferring to Boynton Beach “it was a gift from the football gods.” Jonathan Jones with Sports Illustrated talks about how different Lamar’s pre-draft experience has been different than most, but it doesn’t take away from his abilities.
With a little over a week until UofL hosts the spring game for the 2018 season, it is time for a check in on the new facilities. Take a look below and let us know what you think!
NFL analyst, Mike Mayock is self admittedly Lamar Jackson’s biggest fan. Mayock sat down with Lamar after his Pro Day at the University of Louisville and talked about everything that has happened in the last few months and what could happen in the next few.
Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville and UCF have agreed to a two-year home-and-home football series to be played in 2021 and 2022, Interim Athletic Director Vince Tyra announced on Monday.
The Cardinals will play host to the Knights in Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on Sept. 18, 2021, and will travel to Orlando on Sept. 17, 2022 to complete the series.
The head coach of the University of Louisville football team sat down with the media on Monday, March 18th to preview spring practice – which starts tomorrow as well as the upcoming 2018 season. Take a listen below!
Have you been wondering how the Howard Schnellenberger Complex has been coming along? Here’s your chance to take a peek thanks to UofL athletics.
Will Lamar Jackson win more games than any other rookie quarterback this season? How many yards will he throw for? Those are just some of the bold predictions made by the guys on Free Agency Frenzy.
After pushing through a leg and hand injury during his last season as a UofL Cardinal, Jaire Alexander is ready to let everyone know he is healthy. Jaire sat down with Peter King with Sport Illustrated to talk about what what Jaire says is the difference between being confident and what is arrogant.
The flooding in Louisville experienced during February will go down as some of the worst in Louisville history. Bobby Petrino announced last week that between the Petrino Family Foundation and his own personal help – they will be making a $100,000 donation to help the flooding victims. Yesterday, around 40 players went to help rake debris and hand out cleaning supplies to the victims as well. You can read the full story thanks to WDRB below.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks you’ve probably heard that Lamar Jackson is not going to hire an agent heading into his rookie season in the NFL. Instead, his mom will be his manager but he will represent himself. Take a listen below for his full explanation courtesy of our friends at 247 Sports.
University of Louisville’s head football coach, Bobby Petrino announced yesterday that the Petrino Family Foundation will be making a $50,000 donation to help the victims of the recent flooding in Louisville. He also announced that his family will be matching that donation of $50,000 to make a grand total of $100,000 going to make a difference in the recovery efforts.
Thank you to coach Petrino and his family for giving back to the Louisville community.
James Simpson who is a NFL writer for Sky Sports NFL put together a clip of all of Lamar’s rushing touchdown from his final season as a cardinal.
I miss him already.
The 2018 football spring game and schedule have been announced! Open practice days are not known at this time. Once those dates are announced, this story will be updated.
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.
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.