Last game of the year and the Cards will be sportin’ the all whites with the Red Chrome helmet. Good Luck Cards and thank you to all the seniors. The game kicks off at noon on ESPN. #L1C4
How to Watch: Kickoff at noon on ESPN
Spread: Louisville -7 (Bovada)
Last Time: The Cards played against Mississippi State in a four-year stretch from 1973-76, losing all four games. However, due to alleged NCAA violations, the Bulldogs were forced to vacate their wins in 1975 & 1976.
The Bulldogs technically lead the series 4-0, but due to the violations, this leaves the series tied at 2-2.
The University of Louisville Cardinals have been in Jacksonville preparing for their game against Mississippi State this coming Saturday. Check out the best pictures so far courtesy of UofL Football twitter!
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – While most of the country prepares for the Christmas holiday, the University of Louisville football program has been hard at work.
Not only are the Cardinals preparing for Mississippi State in the 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl, the coaching staff was occupied by putting together a top-25 recruiting class during the first early signing period from Dec. 20-22
“It’s been a busy time for us,” head coach Bobby Petrino said. “Our staff and everyone in the football program have been involved in getting ready for our bowl game, but we also had to be out on the road for recruiting. We had to adjust some things with our practice schedule, but we also had to get ready for this signing day.”
Typically, the focus at this time of the year is on the bowl game. However, with a change in the recruiting schedule, most of the attention was put on the 20-player class that signed on Wednesday.
The Cardinals had an emphasis on the state of Florida, as was evident by the 11 signees from the Sunshine State. They also had six players from Georgia ink National Letters of Intent. Read the rest of this entry
Our friends at ACC Digital Network put together an awesome preview of the TaxSlayer Bowl. The University of Louisville will take on Mississippi State at Noon on December 30th in Jacksonville. Are you going to the game?
Lamar Jackson has a lot on his plate at the moment. Finals just took place, he is currently in New York enjoying being a finalist for the Heisman for the second year in a row, preparing for Mississippi State in the TaxSlayer Bowl. Yet, we live in a world that is always looking ahead, so people are ready to find out if Lamar will be playing on Saturday or Sundays next year.
Press release from the University of Louisville athletics:
“I’m honored to be chosen as a finalist with these two outstanding players. They both had great seasons and deserve this tremendous honor. I want to thank all my teammates and coaches for achieving this honor together.”
Reggie Bonnafon, Charles Standberry, Chucky Williams and Vince Tyra all spoke with the media today to discuss the cardinal’s bid to the TaxSlayer Bowl and their opponent Mississippi State. Take a listen below.
The University of Louisville football team is heading to Jacksonville to take on Mississippi State in the Taxslayer Bowl. Kickoff is scheduled for Noon on December 30th. Get your tickets below!
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