Paul Myerberg with USA Today Sports has taken notice to the insane numbers Lamar has put up thus far in the 2017 campaign. He knows that Lamar is better than last year, and argues that the Cardinal’s record should not be a deterrent to Lamar receiving Heisman votes
Class of 2017 recruits and Louisville signees Lindsey Duvall and Dana Evans have landed on USA Today’s State Players of the Year list, with Duvall named to Kentucky and Evans named to Indiana. The two signees make up a recruiting class for the Cards that is ranked fourth nationally.
Most of the top football recruits have already verbally committed to the college of their choice but a few still have not decided. One of those still undecided is wide receiver Jeff Thomas of East St. Louis (Ill). Thomas is rated by 247sports as the #7 wide receiver in this years class. With three weeks left until signing day, Thomas has visits planned to Louisville (this weekend), Miami and Tennessee. It’s widely believed that the final decision is between Louisville and Miami. It’s also believed that the thought of playing with the Heisman Trophy winner is very intriguing to Thomas. Here is an article from USATODAY about the remaining uncommitted top recruits in this years class. Read the rest of this entry
USA Today has an updated list of projections for every bowl game. There are only two schools from the state of Kentucky projected to play in a bowl game this year. Check out the list to see who they are and the bowl game they are projected to play. Read the rest of this entry
Here is the first coaches poll of the season:
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I heard the news as announced on the 93.9 ESPN radio show, Mid-day with Marques Maybin by guest host Steve Rummage on Thursday, April 14th, that Bobby Petrino received a contract extension running through the 2023 season. To me, the duration of the contract didn’t matter because Bobby said that this was his ” destination job” so he is not going anywhere.
I know, I know. He left us in the middle of the night, he bailed on the Atlanta Falcons after 13 games and left Western Kentucky University after only 13 months even though he said at his WKU introductory press conference that hoped his tenure there “can be as long as possible.” I hear all of your concerns and based on his previous history, I would be lying if I said it wasn’t in the back of my mind just a little bit. I also remember that just before he left Louisville, he pledged a large sum of money to Kosair Childrens Hospital. Most people don’t know that he fulfilled that pledge even though he had moved to Atlanta. He has always had a love for this city and especially Kosair hospital.
USA Today released their final BCS projections. Of course the official announcements happen tonight, but it is always fun to speculate. Here is what they had to say about the Cards…
Sugar Bowl: Florida vs. Louisville
Since the Sugar Bowl can’t get Alabama, the SEC champs, it’ll opt for the next-best thing in 11-1 Florida. The Gators will face Louisville, so we’ll get to see former Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong go up against his former team.
You can see the rest of their projections on their website.