UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Hold Annual Kickoff Luncheon

08/15/2017 07:36 PM

The Louisville football program held its annual Kickoff Luncheon on Tuesday afternoon inside the Louisville Marriott Grand Ballroom.

It was a chance for hundreds of UofL fans to hear from head coach Bobby Petrino and a handful of players.

One of the players who spoke to the crowd was cornerback Jaire Alexander, who hopes the fans that make the trip to Indianapolis for the season opener on Sept. 2 against Purdue are extremely loud.

“I’m expecting excitement, motivation,” said Alexander. “I need y’all to be motivated for us.”

There is plenty of excitement surrounding the team this year. Many fans in attendance at Tuesday’s luncheon have high expectations for the 2017 Cards.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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