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Notes From The Spring Game

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Louisville Football put on a semi-competitive showcase for the first time since the Citrus Bowl in the annual spring game, and as expected, reigning Heisman trophy winner Lamar Jackson did what he did best and lit up the scoreboard in front of the announced crowd of 14,000.

The junior quarterback was 19-36 through the air for 346 yards and three touchdowns, as well as a rushing score for the Red team. Second string quarterback Jawon Pass, who started for the White team, didn’t have quite the outing that Jackson did, as he threw for 20-37, as well as 4 interceptions, including a pick-six by Jaire Alexander. However, it is worth noting that 3 of his 4 picks came off of deflected balls.

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ICYMI: News & Notes From Petrino’s Spring Ball Press Conference

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Yesterday we got to hear from head coach Bobby Petrino for the first time since National Signing Day last month, and we came away with a few interesting tidbits thus far.

Cornerback Shaq Wiggins and offensive lineman Chandler Jones will both be transferring for the University of Louisville. It is unknown whete they will heading, but we wish them both the best of luck.

Cornerback Alphonso Carter has been suspended from the team. Last month, he was found to have a loaded gun in his possession with no license to carry after he was pulled over for running a red light.

Wide receiver Jaylen Smith and outside linebacker Jonathan Greenard will miss all of spring ball due to both of them in recovery from surgeries. Smith had surgery of stress fracture in his foot while Greenard had hip surgery.

On the positive side, Petrino announced that defensive end James Hearns has fully recovered from his surgery and is now a “full go”. Henry Famurewa is still in partial recovery, but will see some action on the practice field. Trevon Young will also see some work on the practice field after missing all of last season with a hip injury.

Open Practice Dates & Times Announced For @UofLFootball

UofL announces dates for open Football practices. Friday March 24th, Tuesday March 28th, Tuesday April 4th at 3:25

Spring Game Date Announced

 

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Photo: nytimes.com

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U of L Football Spring Position Breakdown: TE (Video)

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Here is the second of the Spring Football breakdowns by the fine folks at @UofLFootball. This one is for the Tight End position. From Jamie Asher, Richard Owens, Ibn Green, Gary Barnidge, Pete Nochta, Gearald Christian all the way to Mickey Crum III the tight end position has been a position that has delivered at UofL. We will have a position by position breakdown here on the site leading up to the start of the regular season but for now let’s feast on this video! (Click on More)

Go Cards!

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U of L Football Spring Position Breakdown: QB (Video)

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

 

Here is the first of many Spring Football breakdowns by the fine folks at @UofLFootball. This one is for the Quarterback position. We will have a position by position breakdown here on the site leading up to the start of the regular season but for now let’s feast on this video!

Go Cards!

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CardinalSportsZone Podcast 4/6/15: State of Wisconsin Appreciation Day & Mike Gandolfo from the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic

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If you didn’t or couldn’t listen to the CardinalSportsZone podcast live today, it’s available here! We show appreciation for the STATE of Wisconsin, nothing else. We also talk to the guy who puts together the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic, Mike Gandolfo as he gives us the details on this weekends festivities. We talk about the Baseball Cards and the football scrimmage from Saturday. We have a podcast tab where all episodes will be kept. You can also favorite CardinalSportsZone.com/podcast in your browser. The CardinalSportsZone podcast is available on iTunes! Click on the badge below to subscribe today! Call in to the show on Monday’s and Friday’s at our regular time of noon at (914) 338-0180.

As always we hope you enjoy todays episode of the CardinalSportsZone Podcast:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/csz/2015/04/06/cardinalsportszone-podcast-4615

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