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UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Begin 2017 Camp

07/26/2017 06:12 PM

The Louisville football players are back and ready to go. The Cardinals reported for the start of camp on Wednesday, taking part in various meetings before having dinner as a team. Early in the afternoon, UofL head coach Bobby Petrino talked to the media. He spoke with them about why his Cards will begin practice on Monday, despite having already arrived for camp. The Cardinals open up the season on Saturday, Sept. 2 at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, where they will face... Read more 

UofL ATHLETICS | Cards Football, Men's Basketball Making Plenty of Headlines

07/26/2017 02:18 PM

The Louisville football team is getting closer and closer to holding its first fall practice. The Cards will hit the practice field for the first time on Monday. They learned recently that they have 10/1 odds to make the College Football Playoff, according to Bovada. The team with the best chance to make the College Football Playoff is Alabama, which has 2/5 odds. Florida St. and USC each have 7/5 odds, while Ohio St. has 3/2 odds. ESPN 680 host... Read more 

UofL Basketball | How close is Louisville to landing Trinity H.S. star David Johnson?

07/25/2017 08:22 PM

College football season is rapidly approaching but college basketball never takes a back seat in this state, and Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has provided a summer update on his blog. In his most recent post, Pitino names VJ King, Dwayne Sutton and Ray Spalding as his top three performers these last few weeks. But he’s also keeping an eye on some potential future Cards. The Courier-Journal’s Jeff Greer spoke with Sports Nights’ Lyndsey Gough about Louisville recruiting news and the... Read more 

UofL MEN'S SOCCER | Cards Host Annual "Kickin' It for JT and Friends" Clinic

07/22/2017 05:55 PM

UofL men’s soccer head coach Ken Lolla and his Cardinal program held the 7th annual “Kickin’ It for JT and Friends” clinic on Saturday afternoon. The free clinic, which took place at Louisville’s Mockingbird Valley Sports Complex, was for children and adults with special needs. “We had a great day,” said Lolla. “A lot of participants in what was just equally is how many volunteers we had out.” The event is named after Lolla’s nephew, JT, who has special needs. “He’s (JT)... Read more 

UofL SOCCER | Cards Preparing to Host Annual Clinic

07/21/2017 06:08 PM

UofL men’s soccer head coach Ken Lolla, along with his Cardinal program, will host the 7th annual “Kickin’ It with JT and Friends” free soccer clinic on Saturday afternoon. The clinic, which begins at 1:30 p.m. ET at Louisville’s Mockingbird Valley Sports Complex, is for children and adults with special needs. It “celebrates the gifts of participants with special needs while promoting physical, mental and social development through the vehicle of soccer.” The clinic is named after Lolla’s nephew, JT, who has... Read more 

U of L Board of Trustees approves university lease agreement with KFC Yum! Center

07/20/2017 03:01 PM

In Thursday’s University of Louisville Board of Trustees meeting, the members approved changes to the school’s lease agreement with the KFC Yum! Center. The university agrees to pay $2.4 million more per year toward the arena debt, and will also cede control of future dates. Seven Louisville trustees voted in agreement to the new deal, two voted against, and four members abstained from the vote. In a separate meeting, the Louisville Arena Authority also agreed to the new lease. The... Read more 

UofL RECRUITING | Light up the 'Ville Primer

07/20/2017 01:22 PM

Friday night is one of the biggest recruiting events of the summer for Louisville football. The program is hosting its annual “Light up the ‘Ville” football camp for high school athletes at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. And like every year, there are expected to be an impressive list of highly sought-after recruits. Likely the biggest named an highest rated recruit is five star running back James Cook. The younger brother of former Florida State star Dalvin Cook, James recently decommitted from... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards' Duo Make All-ACC Preseason Football Team

07/19/2017 11:28 AM

Two Louisville football stars landed spots on this year’s All-ACC Preseason Football Team. The All-ACC Preseason Football Teams were revealed by the conference on Wednesday. UofL senior quarterback Lamar Jackson made the offensive team, while UofL junior cornerback Jaire Alexander made the defensive team. It’s not surprising that Jackson and Alexander made the cut. Jackson was picked as the ACC Preseason Player of the Year last week at the conference’s media days. Last year, Jackson set ACC single-season records in both average yards... Read more 

UofL RECRUITING | How Louisville is positioning itself for Romeo Langford

07/18/2017 06:20 PM

There are only three open recruiting periods in the month of July, the second of which starts tomorrow. It’s a chance for college coaches across the country to scout players, see how they interact with their teammates and coaches, but most importantly it’s another chance for coaches to show players they are actively recruiting them. It’s definitely a busy time of year for college coaches, but worth it when they land those prized recruits. Romeo Langford is definitely the top target for... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Hearns and Young named to Dick Butkus Award Watch List

07/17/2017 11:56 AM

Louisville linebackers James Hearns and Trevon Young are expected to compete for “best linebacker in college football” this season, and has now accordingly been named to the Dick Butkus Award Watch List. The U of L Redshirt Senior emerged as one of the best pass rushers in the country last season. Hearns recorded eight sacks, 11 tackles for loss, and forced five fumbles which is the second highest single season mark in school history. Hearns posted his best tackling performance... Read more 

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