UofL FOOTBALL | Petrino Talks Bowl Prep, Early Signing Class

12/21/2017 06:00 PM

The Louisville football team is nine days away from playing in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fl.

The Cards (8-4) will face No. 23 Mississippi St. (8-4) inside EverBank Field on Dec. 30 at 12 p.m. ET.

On Thursday, UofL head coach Bobby Petrino talked about his team’s bowl prep:

Petrino also spoke about his program’s early class of 2018 signees. On Wednesday, the Cards announced the addition of 20 future players during the first day of the early signing period:

Before Petrino spoke to the media Thursday, the Petrino Family Foundation held a “Superheroes Have Superminds Mindfulness Camp,” in which close to 550 kids participated.

The Foundation’s Executive Director Kelsey Petrino-Scott, discussed the event with Spectrum News:

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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.

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