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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

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Eric Wood & Tobijah Hughley Break Down The Class On ACC Network Extra

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First up Offense

 

Then Defense:

NSD Party Highlights (Video)

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Here is a video from last nights NSD Party. If you have never been to one I suggest you attend.

 

Coordinators Speak: NSD 2017

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The Coordinators spoke on this year’s signing class today:

2017 NSD Press Conference: Bobby Petrino

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Here is today’s signing day wrap-up from the man himself, Head Coach Bobby Petrino:

Assistant Coaches Presser: Football

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Today we got a chance to hear from the new assistant coaches for @UofLFootball.

2017 UofL Football Signing Day Party

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PRESS RELEASE

ROCCO GASPARRO

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville football head coach Bobby Petrino will present the newest members of the Louisville Cardinals football team during U of L’s day-long coverage of National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

 

Highlighted by an open public event at 6:00 p.m. ET, Cardinals fans will hear first-hand from the Louisville coaching staff about this year’s incoming class, which is expected to be among the nation’s top-ranked groups.

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2017 Heisman Odds (Bovada)

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The odds came out for the 2017 Heisman Trophy from Bovada & the 2016 winner is not the favorite. Shocked? I’m not. After the 3 game slide to the end of the 2016 year I already thought they would do whatever it took to make sure he doesn’t win next year. It is almost impossible from a statline point of view for him to improve. We will see. Here are this years odds:

Odds to Win the 2017 Heisman Trophy

Baker Mayfield (QB Oklahoma)                          11/2

JT Barrett (QB Ohio State)                                 6/1

Lamar Jackson (QB Louisville)                           7/1

Sam Darnold (QB USC)                                     9/1

Saquon Barkley (RB Penn State)                        10/1

Jake Browning (QB Washington)                        10/1

Trace McSorley (QB Penn State)                        10/1

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4 Star DE Aaron Odom Commits To Louisville

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In the wee hours of the morning while most of CardNation was asleep, the Cards landed another commitment, this time from 4 star defensive end Aaron Odom. According to Scout.com, Odom is the 22nd ranked defensive end in the 2017 class, as well as the 1st ranked defensive end in the state of Mississippi. Odom flipped from Miss State to the Cards. Good to see that hiring of new defensive coaches Peter Sirmon and Lorenzo Ward is already paying early dividends on the recruiting front.

Caleb Chandler Commits Plus…

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Great news on the recruiting front!

Early 2017 College Football National Title Odds

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This years National title game hasn’t even been played yet & the odds for next years winners are already out:

Bama 3-1

FSU 7-1

OhioSt/OU/USC 8-1

UL/LSU/Mich 12-1

Clem 18-1

Texas 25-1

Aub/OkSt/PSU 30-1 via

5 Positive Takeaways From The Citrus Bowl

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The season didn’t end the way we had hoped. The Citrus Bowl was supposed to be the positive springboard into next season just as the Music City Bowl was last year. When I saw that Josh Harvey-Clemons, Shaq Wiggins and Trumaine Washington were all in street clothes, I knew the defense would have some issues. What I hoped to see was improvement from the offensive line. I did not.  Read the rest of this entry

Bobby Petrino Presser 12/30

WDRB.com

WDRB.com

Here is Head Coach Bobby Petrino’s press conference from today in Orlando for the 2016 Citrus Bowl.

Go Cards!

The Nest Ep2: CardMaggedon

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On this episode we recap the Cards big win over UK. We also talk about the Virginia let down. We preview CardMeggedon and discuss the bowl game against LSU and the basketball game against IU. Joined by Nunn, Krueger, and Jeremy55. Tune in!

 

BW3 Citrus Bowl Presser

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Today the press got to talk to coaches and players from the University of Louisville Football team. Coach Grantham, Klenakis, SR’s Keith Kelsey & Jamari Staples were at the podium.

Citrus Bowl Post Practice Interviews 12/28/16

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Here are a few of the interviews that were done after today’s bowl practice with the team as they gear up to face LSU on Saturday morning at 11 am.

Josh Harvey-ClemonsPost-Practice Interview

 

DeAngelo Brown Post-Practice Interview

 

Drew Bailey Post-Practice Interview

 

 

Jeremy Smith Post-Practice Interview

 

Tobijah Hughley Post-Practice Interview

 

 

Thirty-Six Current Or Former Student-Athletes Will Participate In Fall Graduation

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(Photo Cred: @gocards)

PRESS RELEASE

On Thursday, Dec. 15, 36 current or former University of Louisville student-athletes will participate in the fall graduation ceremony at the KFC Yum! Center.
 
“We are proud of the sustained academic success of our student-athletes,” said Marvin Mitchell, Louisville’s Senior Associate Director for Student Services and Diversity. “They have worked hard to achieve goals in their sport as well as in the classroom. Congratulation to this year’s graduating class!”

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Lamar Jackson On The Dan Patrick Show

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Here’s the clip of Heisman Trophy Winner Lamar Jackson on the Dan Patrick Show.

Lamar Jackson Heisman Highlight Reel

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Happy day after Heisman day! It is always a great day to wake up and say, Louisville had a Heisman Trophy Winner. I will admit I have a small sample size for that comment seeing I’ve only been able to experience that one day. Lamar Jackson became immortal in Louisville sports history. It’s something most of us never thought we would see. Going back to the days of practicing & watching games at Old Cardinal Stadium. We were an independent then C-USA then Big East then AAC and now ACC. We are in the ACC! Everything has changed. We are reaping the benefits of that now.

Another thing that makes these days great are waking up and seeing another highlight video from @UofLFootball commemorating Lamar’s amazing and historic moment. Rocco did an amazing job chronicling it. Made me feel like I was there. Here’s the latest.

Lamar Jackson’s Heisman Trophy Announcement

(Photo Cred: ESPN)

(Photo Cred: ESPN)

Here is footage by @UofLFootball of the Heisman Trophy announcement & presentation of the trophy.