UofL FOOTBALL | Game Rewind: Louisville and Clemson's Saturday Thriller

10/03/2016 07:04 PM

The Louisville Cardinals (4-0, 2-1) lost a 42-36 thriller Saturday night to the Clemson Tigers (5-0, 2-0).

As a result, the Cards dropped to #7 in this week’s AP Top 25 Poll. Meanwhile, the Tigers jumped up to #3 in this week’s poll.

The Cardinals may no longer control their own destiny in the ACC Atlantic Division, but, they are not out of the College Football Playoff discussion just yet.

Saturday night’s contest came down to the wire. The Cards were trailing 42-36 inside the final minute of the game. In fact, U of L was at the Clemson 14-yard-line facing fourth down and 12. Lamar Jackson completed a pass to James Quick. Quick was then stopped short of the first-down marker, resulting in a turnover on downs. Clemson then ran out the clock.

Louisville returns to action Friday, October 14th at home against Duke.

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.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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