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UL’s Kragthorpe is on the hot seat
The latest photos of University of Louisville football coach Steve Kragthorpe have him wearing a beard. Maybe that's in hopes no one will recognize him. For despite the relentlessly upbeat patter from both the coach and UL athletic director Tom ("The more I see of Stev...
5 years, 3 months ago   |   UL’s Kragthorpe is on the hot seat ( 1 )
Louisville puts fans on red alert
The biggest question entering Sunday's University of Louisville-University of Kentucky football game at Louisville's Papa John Stadium at 3:30 is this: Has the Louisville defense learned English? No, this is not a unit made up of immigrants. But after the Cardinals' de...
6 years ago   |   Louisville puts fans on red alert ( 0 )
At Louisville, wideout is now wide open
It's almost as if wide receivers are becoming an endangered species at the University of Louisville. This year, they're disappearing faster than whooping cranes. In the spring, 2007 stars Harry Douglas and Mario Urrutia took their pass-catching talents to the NFL. That...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   At Louisville, wideout is now wide open ( 2 )
Another UL quarterback? Sure, why not?
If Steve Kragthorpe has learned anything during his time as a college football coach, it's this -- you can never have too much of a good thing at any position. That's why Kragthorpe welcomed North Carolina State transfer and native Kentuckian Justin Burke to the quarte...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   Another UL quarterback? Sure, why not? ( 0 )
Shooting behind him, UL’s Guy eager to return
Fortunately for Trent Guy and the University of Louisville football team, someone who has yet to be identified was an imperfect shooter. "An inch to the right it would have hit my spine," Guy told ESPN a few weeks after being shot in the back outside a Louisville night...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   Shooting behind him, UL’s Guy eager to return ( 1 )
Lucky Guy (UL’s Trent) sent home to heal
There's no question -- he's a lucky Guy. Shot in the back outside a Louisville nightclub on July 5, University of Louisville wide receiver Trent Guy was out of the hospital in less than a week and is expected to make a full recovery. Guy got into an altercation with...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Lucky Guy (UL’s Trent) sent home to heal ( 1 )
It was a bad week for Louisville receivers
That will teach Steve Kragthorpe to go out of town. The University of Louisville football coach left recently for a family vacation in Mexico. A couple of days later, junior wide receiver JaJuan Spillman was arrested for the second time in 18 months on marijuana charge...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   It was a bad week for Louisville receivers ( 1 )
The bleeding continues at Louisville
The football talent pool at the University of Louisville grew even more shallow last week. You don't lose a 6-foot-4, 280-pound player without it creating a ripple. Not that Aundre Henderson had lived up to his promise so far as a Cardinal. Given a four-star ranking by...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   The bleeding continues at Louisville ( 0 )
Latest UL recruit got attention with his feet
Never underestimate the power of a stopwatch. Although running back/defensive back Ezedrick (Zed) Evans of Seagoville High School in suburban Dallas, Texas, hadn't been ranked by any of the major recruiting services, or even noticed much outside of his own prep confere...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Latest UL recruit got attention with his feet ( 0 )
Louisville still recruiting for 2008
Ron English not only coaches football players -- he finds them. The new University of Louisville defensive coordinator was credited this spring with spotting Daniel Brown, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound safety out of Douglass High School in Atlanta, and signing him as a 2008 re...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Louisville still recruiting for 2008 ( 0 )
Stripling stripped of his Louisville uniform
For three years, the stat line for University of Louisville running back George Stripling has been in free fall. Last week, it hit bottom. After Stripling missed all of spring practice because of a suspension, Cardinals coach Steve Kragthorpe finally just told him to c...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Stripling stripped of his Louisville uniform ( 0 )
Virginia linebacker kicks off Louisville’s ‘09 recruiting
Mike Privott's dream football school was always the University of Michigan. That's why he decided to cast his lot with Louisville. Confused? Actually, there's a two-word explanation -- Ron English. After producing a series of high-profile linebackers and linemen as the...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Virginia linebacker kicks off Louisville’s ‘09 recruiting ( 0 )
Is Green Bay big enough for Brohm, Rodgers?
How would you like to be in Aaron Rodgers' cleats? For almost four years, he's been waiting around for Brett Favre to retire, kind of like a faithful, long-suffering butler hoping some day to inherit riches from his bachelor boss. Then, finally, it happened. The Gree...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Is Green Bay big enough for Brohm, Rodgers? ( 0 )
New UL linebackers coach has been everywhere
That was quick. After Louisville's recently hired linebackers coach, Ted Roof, left to become Minnesota's defensive coordinator, Cardinals head coach Steve Kragthroep called a quick audible and came up with a replacement. In fact, Bill Miller's credentials seem, on pap...
6 years, 7 months ago   |   New UL linebackers coach has been everywhere ( 0 )
Roof blows off Louisville
The University of Louisville football program lost its Roof this week -- all the way to Minnesota. This was not the result of a tornado, but a better offer to Cardinals linebacker coach Ted Roof, just hired Jan. 3 after stepping down as head coach at Duke. Roof had be...
6 years, 7 months ago   |   Roof blows off Louisville ( 1 )
UL cornerback Council charged with armed robbery
The University of Louisville football program rolled the dice with cornerback Rod Council. Now, it looks as if the Cardinals may have come up snake eyes. Council was arrested Wednesday and charged with robbing a convenience store in Jonathan Valley, N.C., that morning....
6 years, 7 months ago   |   UL cornerback Council charged with armed robbery ( 0 )
Louisville NFL draft bio: Brian Brohm
Brian Brohm took a big gamble last season, and there is room for discussion on whether it will pay off. On the downside, the Louisville quarterback returned for his senior year only to be caught up in a disaster -- picked as a national championship contender before the...
6 years, 7 months ago   |   Louisville NFL draft bio: Brian Brohm ( 0 )
Louisville tries to move on from ‘07 disaster
Third in a series on Big East football teams and the 2007 season. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE CARDINALS RECORD: 6-6 (3-5 Big East). HIGH POINTS: A 28-24 victory over Cincinnati, a 41-39 upset of Rutgers. LOW POINTS: A shocking 38-35 loss to Big East bottom-feed...
6 years, 8 months ago   |   Louisville tries to move on from ‘07 disaster ( 1 )
UL brings in coaching “triage” to stop defensive bleeding
Without question, the University of Louisville football team exhibited a prolific attack last season, producing more than 35 points a game. Unfortunately for the 6-6 Cardinals, all that offense was a little like pouring water into a bucket with a hole in the bottom. Fo...
6 years, 8 months ago   |   UL brings in coaching “triage” to stop defensive bleeding ( 0 )
NFL a light at the end of the tunnel for Brohm
Don't feel too sorry for Brian Brohm. It's true that the University of Louisville quarterback's decision to return for his senior season might have been a serious tactical error. Give him points for loyalty, anyway. Of course, not only didn't the Cardinals win a natio...
6 years, 9 months ago   |   NFL a light at the end of the tunnel for Brohm ( 0 )