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Dec 28, 2013

Louisville Wins Russell Athletic Bowl, 36-9

In it’s final season in the American Athletic Conference, the Louisville Cardinals (12-1, 7-1 AAC) defeated future ACC foe Miami (9-4, 5-3 ACC) 36-9 in front of 51,098 fans at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday night. “I’m so proud of my football team and what they have accomplished,” Louisville head coach Charlie Strong said. “We knew that we had to play well in all three phases of the game and we accomplished that.” The Cardinals were lead by […]

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Dec 27, 2013

Four-Year Veteran Michalee Harris Prepares For His Postseason Debut

Michalee Harris has waited four years for this. Although the redshirt junior has been a part of the Louisville team since 2010 (a stretch that has seen three previous postseason appearances), he will be playing in his first bowl game on Saturday night. In Harris’ first year on campus, he sat out the entire season due to injury. The next season, he was tied for third all-time in receptions and ranked fifth in receiving yards among freshmen wide receivers in […]

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Dec 05, 2013

Louisville to Play In 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl

The Louisville Cardinals have accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl. This year’s edition of the game will take place on December 28th at Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium at 6:45 p.m., and will be televised nationally by ESPN. “Russell Athletic is thrilled that the Louisville Cardinals will complete their outstanding season by appearing in the Russell Athletic Bowl,” said Gary Barfield, Senior Vice President, Russell Athletic. “We are eager to find out on Sunday who […]

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Nov 28, 2012

Selection Snapshot: Louisville Cardinals

Louisville may have their sights set on a BCS berth with Thursday’s game against Rutgers looming, but a loss could send the Cardinals to Orlando. Record: 9-2 Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 4-2 Big East Key Wins:  vs. Temple (45-17), vs Cincinnati (34-31 OT) Key Losses: @ Syracuse (45-26), vs. Connecticut (23-20 3OT) Last Bowl Appearance: 2011 Belk Bowl vs. North Carolina St. Last Orlando Bowl Appearance: N/A Top Players: Teddy Bridgewater, QB: 3189 passing yards, 23 touchdowns […]

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Nov 28, 2012

Week(day) Spotlight: Louisville at Rutgers

The Louisville Cardinals and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights face off this weekend in the de facto Big East championship game. Though a Louisville win will force a three-way tie in conference standings, the Cardinals would still earn the automatic BCS bid due to tiebreakers. The Scarlet Knights can earn that BCS berth outright with a victory. Kickoff: 7:30pm EST Television: ESPN Series: Rutgers leads 7-4 Series Since That One Game In 2006, You Know Which One We’re Talking About: Louisville […]

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