Our guys over at @TheRed_Rage have started their own website as of late and have been doing a lot of cool things. From Boy Meets World discussion groups to daily thoughts to simulations, they have made a great site that has a variety show feel to it. That could be a great thing. Something new in a field of the same ole stories. I talked to the Red Rage about the simulations they had done with the UofL teams vs the past 15 National Champions (I think). We talked at length about how underrated the Orange bowl team was. Great Offense, stellar Defense. All the makings of a high-power team.
Today Mike Huguenin, Bryan Fischer and Chase Goodbread posted the latest in their series of dynamic duos. They have been compiling the best duos at every position by league. (click here for full list) Today’s Position was Wide Receivers. It didn’t take long to see a few familiar faces.
Here is the excerpt:
This is the second in a series looking at the best positional tandems in college football in each conference, taking into account both college production and pro potential. Today it is the best pair of wide receivers.
Here are the Twitter handles for the Football staff at the University of Louisville:
* All links will take you to their pages
HC- Bobby Petrino:
OC- Garrick McGee:
WR- Lamar Thomas: @LamarCoachT
OL- Chris Klenakis:
DB- Terrell Buckley
DC- Todd Grantham: @CoachTGUGA
As we find more we will add them to this list!
Every night on SportsCenter, the top 10 plays from around the country are played. Every day America submits what they think should be the ten best plays in America. Being #1 is something CardNation is getting use to and on this night it wouldn’t be any different. L.J. Scott, a 5-10 224 pound RB out of Marion Harding High School in Marion, Ohio leaped over a defender and rumbled to the end zone for what appeared to be a 50 yard TD. Scott, a Louisville commit, was flagged for the play because hurdling is illegal in High School football in Ohio. I asked LJ what it meant to him being on SportsCenter Top 10. “ It meant more to me that kids who look up to me were happy more than my own happiness if that makes sense. Marion is a great town but unfortunately its been out shadowed by negative light lately. It was a team effort though, but I’m just more excited kids who look up to me know that great things are possible with God and hard work!!” said LJ. When I asked his thoughts about everyone who helped to get the video on he said “to everyone who helped it go viral I can’t thank them enough… to the city of Marion, to Cardnation!! I cant explain the appreciation of everything! I cant wait to be a cardinal but im not in a hurry to leave my beloved Marion!!!
This kid is a special kid and that’s become the standard of what Coach Strong recruits. A very humble and Outstanding young man. CardNation we are lucky. I told him we will hopefully see him make more Top 10’s as a Card. Below is the clip, Enjoy!
So I have been telling you guys that one thing that I pride myself in is staying completely interactive with CardNation. I follow everyone back on Twitter, answer every question, and talk to everyone no matter what time of the day I get hit with a random DM on twitter. I feel like that’s important, and a part of what sets us apart from a majority of the other sites out there. I wanted to do a game week story about what you all were feeling about Sunday and what was your favorite gameday rituals or things to do. I DM’d several people that I converse with the most and asked for their input. I hope you guys enjoy reading what everyone thought. I will be releasing these every day this week so email me at @JSWahman723@aol.com if you want to be a part of it. Todays participants include: @Baseboy124
@punkingirl138 @warrenkingii @DanielSpencer @CardsFan_L1C4 & last but not least the team Grandma @UofLFanatic
Thanks CardNation and Enjoy!
By: Steven Rummage
There have been many great games in the History of Louisville football but I have narrowed down the list to ten. Now these are completely my (Steven’s) opinion so feel free to let me know any you think I missed.
By: Steven Rummage
Big time DT Derrick Calloway plans to visit the Cards on January 25. Calloway ( 6’1, 301 lbs) holds offers from all the nations elite (OSU, Florida, South Carolina, FSU, Miami, USC, Arkansas, and many more) but says he will take 3 visits before making his final choice: Texas Tech, USF, Louisville. Most believe this will come down to Tech and UofL and would be a huge get for either school. Calloway was first team All-State this year in Florida 7A football and was named the best prospect in Southwest Florida. You can see more of Calloway in the highlights below.
By: Steven Rummage
This weekend the Cards will be diving into practice for the upcoming Sugar Bowl, but that wont be the only buzz around Louisville football this weekend. Strong and company will have a handful of big time recruits on campus as well. Who are they?..
By: Steven Rummage
The Cards have recently inquired about 6’3 230 lbs JUCO QB Brett Nelson. Nelson completed 64% of his passes this year and threw for an average of 257 yards per game. Nelson would be a nice pickup for the Cards as he would provide much needed experience should Teddy go pro like many expect after next season. Gardner and Bolin will also be in the hunt for the next QB job at Louisville but with both coming off injures an extra QB would be nice. Nelson has also been hearing from Alabama. See highlights of Nelson HERE
Damarious Randall is the nations 7th ranked JUCO CB and led the nation in INT’s with 8, and was second on his team in tackles. Not to mention the fact he was one of the nations top return men. All this great play has Randall now on many teams radars including the Cardinals. Randall is currently still committed to Arizona St but claims to be looking around. Randall would come in a give Louisville that shut down CB and lethal return man they have been looking for oh and add in the fact he may get a Third year of eligibility….Umm Yes please! Randall is also on twitter CardNation @DRandall_9. Enjoy these Highlights
Tonight the Cards and Rutgers will face off at 7:30 pm on ESPN for the Big East Championship and a BCS Bowl birth. We know how excited #CardNation is but what are the Rutgers faithful saying about tonight’s game??
By Steve Rummage:
Teddy Bridgewater is having a tremendous Sophmore season thus far. Most believe he will come in as one of the Heisman favorites for next year and more than likely take his talents to the NFL. Question is Where are the experts saying Teddy will go?
Jermaine Reve discuses his personal foul penalty
Lorenzo Mauldin talks about his Sacks, Him being a “Beast” and BJ Daniels
Last night the Cardinals defeated South Florida 27-25 to move to 7-0. Cardinal Sports Zone was in the middle of the action to bring you some of the key moments in the final moments.
Our latest Cardinal Rewind is with former star Quarterback, Brian Brohm. Brohm is a hometown kid that went to Trinity High School before attending UofL from 2004-2007 to carry on the tradition of the Brohm family at UofL.
On Thursday morning, Coach Charlie Strong and his staff took two busses full of football players up to Henryville, IN to help clean up from the tornadoes that hit last Friday. It was a great act for them to go help out people in need, and it just shows what kind of character that this coaching staff is teaching these young men. We could not be prouder of the staff and the team!
Here are some pictures taken by Howie Lindsey.
The train keeps rollin’ for Charlie Strong and the UofL football staff. Monday morning began with news of another committment for the class of 2013. Ryan White, a Cornerback from Trinity High School in Louisville, became the 3rd member of the class of 2013 to commit to the Cards. He joins Kyle Bolin and Donel Elam.
CSZ was actually the first to contact White after he made his committment (that was confirmed by White). Since we were already posting the interview with Donel Elam in the morning, we held this one until today. We knew he would be bombarded with questions all day long, so we kept it short and sweet. Here is what he had to say…