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Tramain Thomas Added To UofL Football Staff

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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.

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2018 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting Every First Round Pick If All The Players Were Lamar Jackson

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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.

2013 Sugar Bowl Champions Reunite For Autograph Signing

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Marcus Smith, Preston Brown, Senorise Perry and Jamon Brown will hosting a meet and greet on Saturday, February 24th at Savory Fitness. The event will take place from 1-3 PM and proceeds will go towards the foundations of the athletes present. For more information go to LouisvilleSugarBowlReunion.eventbrite.com.

UofL Football And UofL Track And Field Promote #LoveLouisville

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Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Members of the University of Louisville football and track and field teams will visit Lowe Elementary School Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. for a Kindness Workshop.

The Petrino Family Foundation has teamed up with the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and the Fund for the Arts to promote the #LoveLouisville campaign, an initiative to spread love and kindness throughout the Louisville community. UofL Student-athletes will be on hand to address the children —  discussing the importance of being kind and treating others with compassion.

For additional information, contact Kelsey Petrino Scott at (502) 550-2607.

 

 

Petrino Family Foundation Golf Scramble Tickets

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According to petrinofamilyfoundation.org –

University of Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino is playing host to the 2018 Petrino Family Foundation Spring Golf Classic, on Friday, April 13 at the University of Louisville Golf Club.

The tournament features two different sets of tee times – one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 2 p.m.

A four-person scramble starts with registration for the morning session at 7 a.m. and the afternoon stint at 12:30 p.m. For anyone playing in the morning, breakfast begins at 7 a.m., and the shotgun start is set for 8:30 a.m. Lunch for players teeing off in the afternoon session will begin at 12:30 p.m.

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William Gay And Joe Biden Working Together To End Domestic Violence

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Cardinal forever and current Pittsburgh Steeler, William Gay, has teamed up with former Vice President Joe Biden to put an end to domestic violence. Kelley Evans with The Undefeated wrote a great piece talking about how domestic violence has impacted Gay’s life from an early age. His mother was killed by her boyfriend when William was just 8 years old. On Thursday, February 8th, William Gay was named to the advisory council for the Biden Foundation, which focuses on ending sexual assault and violence against women, among other causes. You can read more about Gay’s story below and find out more about what the Biden Foundation is set out to do.

Lamar Jackson Most Underrated Recruit From 2015 Class

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Kevin McGuire with Athlon Sports put together a list of how the 2015 class would be ranked today. With no surprise to anyone, Lamar came in at number one and Kevin highlights on what a steal Louisville got with Jackson.

UofL Football Prices And Individual Tickets Announced

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Season tickets and individual game pricing for the 2018 University of Louisville football season has been set, with per game costs remaining the same.

Highlighted by a seven-game home schedule for the first time since 2013, the slate features exciting games with perennial power Florida State, Georgia Tech and the regular-season finale versus intra-state rival Kentucky.

Reserved tickets in the lower bowl are $413, with club seats priced at $469 for the season. L-Club members can purchase tickets for $399 and UofL faculty and staff tickets are offered for $385.

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Grady Brown Named Defensive Assistant, Recruiting Coordinator For UofL Football

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CardNation, welcome Grady Brown to the family!

Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grady Brown, an up-and-coming mind and one of the nation’s top recruiters, was named defensive assistant and recruiting coordinator at the University of Louisville, head coach Bobby Petrino announced on Friday.

Brown, the safeties coach at Alabama State in 2017, made a name for himself in the coaching circles during his tenure at South Carolina (2012-15), teaming with current UofL secondary coach Lorenzo Ward– the defensive coordinator for the Gamecocks during that period.

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Four Football Players Named To All-ACC Academic Team

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Congratulations to all the student-athletes!

Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Four University of Louisville football players have been named to the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Football Team, as announced by the league commissioner John Swofford.

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Become A Sponsor For The JBrown Foundation Golf Scramble

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the JBrown Foundation Golf Scramble coming up on April 9th? Here is your chance, below you will find the sponsorship letter that details what each level of sponsorship will give you. All letters must be turned in by March 1st.

JBrown Foundation Golf Scramble Sponsorship Letter

Lamar Jackson Passing Highlights (Video)

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Patrick Clayborn with the NFLNetwork, put together a highlight reel of all of Lamar Jackson’s passes over 20 yards in the 2017 season. Needless to say, it is a lot of fun and gives a nice break in the day!

Jaire Alexander Highlights (Video)

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Jaire Alexander had an outstanding career at the University of Louisville. Even with an injury riddled junior year, he made sure to let his presence be known when he was on the field. He was one of the most dynamic playmakers ever in the defensive backfield at UofL. We here at Cardinal Sports Zone cannot wait to watch him play on Sundays this fall!

Teddy Sees Himself Starting For The Vikings This Fall

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Just over 24 hours ago, the Vikings were eliminated from the NFL Playoffs. Now, the fight for the starting quarterback position has begun, and Teddy is letting everyone know where he stands. He fully believes he will be the starter for the Vikings this fall, despite the fact he is an unrestricted free-agent and the Vikings did not pick up his 5th year option. We here at CSZ surely hope he is right!

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Lamar Jackson Gives Back

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We are not worthy of Lamar Jackson. Truly. After signing autographs the last few weekends at local Planet Fitness’s, he donated part of his profit back to the organization behind it all.

Keep at it 8, you make us all proud!

UofL Football Agrees To Series With USF

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The University of Louisville announced today that they have agreed to a three game series with the University of South Florida. The Bulls will be coming to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in 2022 and 2026, and the Cardinals will visit the bulls in 2024.

ACC Football Schedule Released

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The ACC released the 2018 football schedule today! Louisville will be starting off the year on another neutral site, against Alabama in Orlando. They will be hosting, Indiana State, WKU, Florida State, Georgia Tech (on a Friday game), Wake Forest, North Carolina State and ending the home schedule with Kentucky. They will be visiting Virginia, Boston College, Clemson and Syracuse.

What game are you most looking forward to on the schedule?

More Jackson Autograph Signings Announced

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Planet Fitness has announced that Lamar Jackson will be back for three more autograph signings this weekend. Saturday (1/20) Jackson will be at the Valley Station location from 10-noon. That same day, he will be at the Elizabethtown location from 5-7 pm. On Sunday, (1/21), he will be at the Hurstbourne pkwy location from 1-3 pm.

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UofL Football Has Big Names Returning

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While Lamar Jackson will not be wearing a UofL jersey in the fall, that does not mean all hope is lost. UofL football still has some key players returning for the 2018-2019 season, and Bobby Petrino is really excited about how the team is already shaping up.

Reggie Bonnafon’s Career Highlights

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Cardinal forever, and Louisville native, Reggie Bonnafon gave his all to CardNation for four years. No fan will ever forget his epic game at Notre Dame when he took down the Irish (as a true freshman)! Take a look at some of his career highlights below!