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Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/16/17

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Here is a TweetCap of today’s press conference from University of Louisville Head Coach, Bobby Petrino via @UofLFootball

Teddy Bridgewater Is Returning

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The Sports Gods have not graced us UofL fans with much good news these past 2 weeks, but they have chosen to grace us with some today.

Teddy Bridgewater, per ESPN reporter Chris Mortensen, has been cleared to return to practice for the Vikings.

That’s not the end of the good news. Per Ian Rapoport, the national insider for the NFL Network and NFL.com, the Vikings are looking to activate Teddy this week or next week from the Physically Unable to Perform list. The Vikings anticipate Teddy will play this year, according to Rapoport. There is no mention of what game is being targeted for Teddy’s return.

Finally, some great news for UofL fans. We all love Teddy and can’t wait to see him on the field again.

We have an update from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.

Teddy gets to start practice Wednesday! The great news got even better in regards to Teddy. Here’s hoping we UofL fans get to see him in game action soon.

Cardinal Football Players Supporting Each Other

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The last few weeks have been rough. There’s no hiding it. Today, some of the Cardinal football players sent out some tweets reminding everyone why we cheer for them and why they deserve our unwaivering support.

Hikutini Promoted To Active Roster

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Cardinal forever, Cole Hikutini, was promoted to the active roster for the San Francisco 49ers. Congrats to Cole!

Lamar Jackson Highlights From Boston College

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Unfortunately, UofL lost the football game against Boston College. It hurt. It was terrible. However, there was just a glimmer of goodness in all the gloom. That glimmer was Lamar Jackson.

Lamar once again put up insane numbers, as he nearly always does. He threw for 332 yards and 2 TDs and rushed for 180 yards and 3 TDs. That’s a total of 512 total yards and 5 TDs by himself!

Lamar is a special talent that we UofL fans may never see the likes of again. Take a look at his highlights below courtesy of the ACC Digital Network and GoCards YouTube accounts. Enjoy the art that Lamar has wrought on the field.

Football Recruiting: Weekly Stats for UofL Commits/Recruits

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By Shawn Barbour & Sam Basden

 

We at Cardinal Sports Zone are starting a weekly feature detailing UofL Football recruits/commits stats for the past week’s games. We will provide stats for some, if not all, commits and target recruits each week.

Player/Position/High School/State

 

Commits:

Jordan Travis/QB/Benjamin/FL

Travis passed for 127 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also rushed for 95 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 71-18 drubbing of Westminster.

Manuel Allen/WR/Rancho Verde/CA

Allen had 2 catches for 63 yards. He also returned 3 punts for touchdowns for Rancho Verde in their blowout win 75-0 over Canyon Springs.

Javian Hawkins/RB/Cocoa/FL

Hawkins had 8 carries for 76 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns in a 56-0 win over Everglades Prep Academy. He averaged 9.5 yards a carry.

Trenell Troutman/S/St Thomas Aquinas/FL

Troutman had 3 solo tackles and 1 assisted tackle in St Thomas Aquinas’ 14-0 win over Deerfield Beach.

Dejmi Dumervil Jean/DT/St Thomas Aquinas/FL 

Dumervil Jean, nephew of Louisville legend Elvis Dumervil, had a good game in St Thomas Aquinas’ 14-0 win over Deerfield. He recorded 5 solo tackles and 2 assisted tackles.

Telly Plummer/ATH/Langston Hughes/GA

Plummer recorded 2 solo and 2 assisted tackles in Langston Hughes’ 40-7 win over South Paulding.

 

Target Recruits:

Nik Bonitto/OLB/St Thomas Aquinas/FL

Bonitto is a heavily sought after recruit for the UofL coaching staff. He had 3 sacks, 7 total tackles (5 solo and 2 assisted, and recorded an interception in a 14-0 win over Deerfield Beach.

All stats courtesy of maxpreps.com 

 

 

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

 

TeddyIn some much needed good news for Cardnation, the Vikings are hoping for Teddy to be back practicing next week! He will be evaluated Monday to determine if he can move forward. We here at CSZ, continue to wish Teddy all of the best during his recovery.

Bobby Petrino’s Press Conference: BC

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The awesome people at UofL Athletics put together a clip of today’s press conference. Take a look for yourself below!

 

PRESS RELEASE, 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville football team continues to search for answers in the wake of its loss to NC State last Thursday at Carter-Finley Stadium to drop to 4-2 overall, 1-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

With six games remaining on the schedule – beginning with Saturday’s Homecoming contest versus Boston College – the Cardinals are hoping to find some of those solutions beginning this weekend. Read the rest of this entry

How To Watch Coach Petrino’s Press Conference At 1:30

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Bobby Petrino will preview Boston College today at 1:30. You can see below how to watch the press conference.

UofL VS FSU Time Announced

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Louisville will kickoff against Florida State at Noon on October 21st. The game will be aired on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN 2.

Lamar Highlights Against NC State

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Lamar Jackson can’t do it all, but he sure tries his best to do so. Here are his highlights from this week’s game against NC State.

 

Jackson’s Record Breaking Night

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While the score wasn’t what UofL fans wanted, there were positives to come out of the game last night. Lamar Jackson had a record breaking game against NC State. Kelly Dickey (@RealCardGame) detailed what records Lamar broke.

Jackson Makes FBS History

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Tonight, Lamar Jackson became the first ever underclassman to record 3,000 rushing yards and 7,000 passing. He is only the 6th player ever to reach this milestone.

Jackson Is 5th On ACC Touchdown List

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Lamar Jackson has tied NC State’s Russell Wilson for 5th for the all time ACC touchdown record. He now has 93 (and counting) touchdowns at UofL.

 

 

Lamar Jackson Breaks Another ACC Record

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Lamar Jackson become the 7th player in ACC history tonight to record 10,000 offensive yards. He is only the second player to do it before his senior season!

Uniform Report: NC State

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Tonight, Louisville faces off against NC State. Here is your uniform report:

Game Day Information Released For Boston College

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UofL and the ACC announced today that the game on October 14th, will kick off at 12:20 PM. The game will be televised on all Raycom Networks.

Bilal Powell Pulls Off Amazing Play

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There are some plays that speak for themselves, and this is one of them.

Murray State Post Game Press Conference


Highlights from Coach Petrino and players as they speak after today’s 55-10 victory over Murray State.

Uniform Report: Murray State

 

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Here is what the UofL football team will wear today against the Murray State Racers.