UofL FOOTBALL | Cardinals Introduce Brian VanGorder as Defensive Coordinator

01/31/2018 05:03 PM

Louisville football head coach Bobby Petrino introduced Brian VanGorder on Wednesday as the program’s new defensive coordinator.

VanGorder comes to Louisville after spending last season as a defensive analyst at Oklahoma St.

Prior to that, he was the defensive coordinator for three seasons at Notre Dame.

Overall, VanGorder brings over 35 years of coaching experience to Louisville.

Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough talked with VanGorder after the press conference Wednesday and asked him what type of defense Cards’ fans can expect from the team this season:

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