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Nunnsense: Louisville Football Players To Watch & Highlight Video

usa-today-9025859.0-002Football season is still over two months away but it’s on my mind everyday. I recently received an email for the University ticket office that stated my request for Clemson tickets was approved and would be mailed at the end of August. I felt like a six-year-old on Christmas morning upon reading that email. Football has always been my first love even though I have come to enjoy Cardinal softball since I started covering it for CSZ. You should really go to a softball game. It’s a great time and you will be pleasantly surprised with the product on the field. Read the rest of this entry

UofL Football Top 5 Sacks of 2015

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Photo: GoCards.com

Here are the top 5 sack performances from 2015 from YOUR UofL Football team provided to you by the fine folks at Louisville Football:

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Sheldon Rankins NFL Draft (#12 Pick)

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I seen this on the Courier Journal this morning  (h/t to Steve Jones) and thought I would share. Once thought to be a late 1st to early 2nd round draft pick, Sheldon Rankins has shot up the draft boards. Pro Football Focus ranked the first three rounds here.

Sheldon Rankins Pro Day Recap (Video)

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Here is a video recap of Sheldon Rankins pro day via Louisville Football.

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Rankins Evaluations From Combine

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Here are a compilation of tweets from around CardNation on how Sheldon Rankins performed today at the NFL combine!

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Sheldon Rankins Combine Info Via @UofLFootball

Good luck to Sheldon and Go Cards!

What Does @UofLFootball Have To Do To Win The ACC?

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Photo: CardinalSportsZone.com

 

From time to time here, in addition to the contributors opinion pieces, I will post storied I find on the internet that interest me. I am a complex sports fan so I feel if things interest me, they will interest you. More times than not I am right. (Humble Brag) Today I came across a good story from Andrea Adelson (most of her stuff is) about what UofL Football needs to do to take the next step. I hope you enjoy!

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Sheldon Rankins official highlights

Will miss this big fella. Good luck at the next level!

Louisville football puts 10 players on All-ACC teams

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The ACC announced the All-Conference teams as voted on by the coaches today. The Louisville Cardinals have 10 players represented on the teams. Full teams listed below, as well as Coach of the Year, Player of the Year, and more.

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Louisville puts 10 players on All-ACC Teams

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The ACC announced their All-Conference teams on Monday afternoon, and there was no shortage of Louisville Cardinals, as 10 players were named to various teams. Nobody made the first team, and Sheldon Rankins somehow landed all the way back on the third team.

Of the 10 players, 9 came from the defensive side of the ball, with Geron Christian being the only player on offense to make it. The full teams are listed below.

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Bobby Petrino comments after 38-31 win over Virginia

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Photo: thetandd.com

Coach Bobby Petrino speaks to the media following Saturday’s 38-31 win over Virginia on Senior Day at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

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Bobby Petrino and Jamari Staples recap Wake Forest; preview Syracuse

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Bobby Petrino and wide receiver Jamari Staples met with the media on Monday afternoon to recap the win at Wake Forest and talk about this Saturday’s game against Syracuse.

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Grantham and Rankins post-practice comments 10/21/15

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Todd Grantham and Sheldon Rankins spoke to the media after practice on Wednesday. They talk about the Florida State game and look ahead to Boston College.

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Louisville-FSU preview from Seminoles.com

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Photo Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone

I have said it before and I will say it again: I love when opposing schools have youtube channels and keep them updated with press conferences and preview videos like this. It certainly helps pass the time during the week while you wait for Saturday to get here. If you are like me, you just can’t get too much information leading up to a game like this.

This preview is from Seminoles.com.

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Bobby Petrino and players talk about the Clemson loss

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Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Transcript of Bobby Petrino’s comments:

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Cardinal Sports Zone radio show: 8/8/15

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Here is the soundcloud for this morning’s media day coverage for 93.9 FM. Steve, Justin and Jeremy fielded all of your questions and brought you all of the important interviews from this year’s event. Enjoy!

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Rankins and Burgess call Radcliff’s rugby scrum run from last year

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Louisville’s top 3 impact players for 2015 football season

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

According to the ACC Digital Network, Louisville’s top 3 impact players for the 2015 football season will be James Quick, Sheldon Rankins, and Brandon Radcliff. There is no doubt that all three of those guys will have to play well for the Cards to have success. It is just very hard to narrow this down to three because then you leave out guys like James Burgess, Keith Kelsey, Josh Harvey-Clemons, or whoever plays quarterback.

Nevertheless, these three will still be key factors in 2015.

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College Football News previews the Louisville Cardinals

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

College Football News has a good preview of the 2015 Louisville Cardinals. As we start July, any football preview is a good thing because the season can not get here soon enough. But this particular preview seems to actually be accurate about the team, which you don’t always get from national publications.

Here are a fer excerpts from the preview. You can read the full post by clicking the link above.

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