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Players Post Game Presser: Radcliff,Kelsey,Lamar, Brown & Bonnafon

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I posted the presser from Coach Petrino last night. Here are the players reactions led off by an excerpt from Coach Petrino.

Louisville at Virginia: Postgame Recap

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It wasn’t pretty and it wasn’t the way we pictured it, but the number 5 team in the nation got an important road win against Virginia. The Cavaliers always seem to give the Cards a hard time, even and especially when they are over-matched. Two years ago, the Cavaliers pulled off the stunning upset over the then top-25 ranked Cardinals, last year it was battle the whole game with a late score to put the game away, this year’s game followed the same script. The Cardinals found themselves down 10-7 at halftime, the lowest point total in a half this season. And with 1:57 left to play, Louisville found themselves in dangerous territory down 25-24, then Lamar pulled off maybe his most memorable Heisman moment yet.

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Louisville Football Press Conference: Lonnie Galloway, Jeremy Smith, Reggie Bonnafon

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Today after practice, Lonnie Galloway, Jeremy Smith and Reggie Bonnafon spoke with the media. Enjoy!

Louisville Football Presser 9/27

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Louisville Highlights Vs Marshall (Video)

(Photo Cred: CJ)

(Photo Cred: CJ)

Tonight the Cards traveled to the very hostile Joan & dominated Marshall 59-28. Despite it taking awhile to get in hand, the Cards took control and imposed their will. Lamar accounted for 7 more touchdowns tonight putting him at 25 total. The #3 Cards next face #5 Clemson Saturday night in Death Valley. Here are today’s highlights.

 

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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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The Key To All 8 TD’s? Simple: Finding The Playmakers (Video)

Jackson’s 8 TDs Leads UofL To Victory Over Charlotte

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IRA GREEN

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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Reggie Bonnafon: @TheACCDN Exclusive

Louisville Football Breakdown, Part Seven: Wide Receivers

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Last Season: With a ton of seniors graduating from the program last season, Louisville turned to a plethora of young, raw receivers to turn some production for the passing game. Jamari Staples, in spite of missing half the season due to injury, led all receivers with 638 yards and three touchdowns, while James Quick led the team with five touchdowns.

While Staples and Quick were the key contributors for Louisville at that position, they also had a ton of true freshmen contribute right away. Devante Peete, Jaylen Smith and Traveon Samuel all saw major playing time and delivered on touchdowns for the team. It should be of note that wide receiver coach Lamar Thomas left in the offseason to coach at Kentucky.

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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

Bobby Petrino/Reggie Bonnafon After Practice Report 8/10/16

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Here is video of the after practice interviews from today August 10th. Enjoy!

Louisville Football Breakdown, Part 2: Punt/Kickoff Returners

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Last season:

We saw the emergence of two stars on special teams. Jaire Alexander proved himself to be both sure handed and elusive when returning punts. He returned 23 punts for 223 yards giving him a solid average of 9.7 yards per return. The true freshman cornerback had explosive returns against both UK and Texas A&M last year to end the season and he’ll be looking to pick up where he left off. Traveon Samuel showcased his speed returning kickoffs last season. Samuel, a true freshman receiver, had his biggest play when he returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown against Clemson. Samuel returned the second most kickoffs (12, 4 behind Corvin Lamb’s 16) but had the most yards of any returner with 321, giving him an average of 26.8 yards per return.

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Reggie Bonnafon Could Be Louisville’s Secret Weapon

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Photo: Zimbio.com

As a Trinty man myself, I was lucky enough to see Reggie as a young man. As a U of L man , I have been lucky enough to watch him grow and evolve into the wonderful man he has become. He deserves all the accolades he has received and will receive. Here is Reggie’s interview with ESPN’s David Hale. Enjoy,

http://www.espn.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/93421/former-qb-reggie-bonnafon-could-be-louisvilles-secret-weapon

Cards Report For Duty As @UofLFootball Camp Officially Opens

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Rocco Gasparro

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Coming off an 8-5 season a year ago and winners of eight of its final 10 games, the University of Louisville football team — with 17 starters returning — officially reported to campus for the start of fall practice, which begins Wednesday morning.

The newcomers will hit the field at 8:50 a.m. and the vets will practice at 4:20 a.m.
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Get To Know: Reggie Bonnafon

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Here is the next installment of the @UofLFootball series Get To Know. This time they bring you Reggie Bonnafon.

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?

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(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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Reggie Bonnafon’s Vertical And Other Training Stats

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People have been asking me where they can find all of the days @UofLFootball videos and stats from yesterday. Here they are. If you all know of any others that I omitted please comment in the area below and I will add them. Go Cards!

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