Everyone around the ACC was talking this summer about the conference’s rising national profile.
For Louisville, all the big plays seemed to come in one big wave. And it was more than enough for the Cardinals to put Florida International away on Saturday night.
Dominique Brown’s 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian’s 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville’s big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 Monday night.
It’s been over eight months since the Miami Hurricanes last played a down of football. The wait for a new season may have seemed longer due to the way that the Hurricanes ended their 2013 campaign.
A lot has changed for Louisville since it throttled Miami last December at the Russell Athletic Bowl.
Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.
Former Miami Northwestern quarterback Teddy Bridgewater may have seen his elite draft status knocked down just a little bit after his pro day on Monday.
Charlie Strong was considered a coach of integrity and class while at the University of Louisville. Apparently the Cardinals have decided to go to the opposite end of the spectrum for its next coach.
Louisville Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who also starred at Miami Northwestern High School, will forego his senior season of college and enter the 2014 NFL Draft, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy.
Asia Taylor scored six points in overtime along with an assist that helped No. 4 Louisville pull away for a 69-59 victory over Florida State on Sunday.