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5:38 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Louisville Cardinals Quarterback Will Gardner Out for Rest of Season

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino says that sophomore quarterback Will Gardner will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a left knee injury in Saturday's 38-19 victory at Boston College.

The Cardinals (7-3, 5-3, Atlantic Coast Conference) were 5-2 in Gardner's seven starts. He has 1,669 yards passing, 12 touchdowns and three interceptions.

The school said in a release that he will have surgery but didn't specify a date.

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10:54 pm
Sat November 8, 2014

College Football: U of L Cards Beat Boston College, 38-19

Safety Gerod Holliman intercepted three passes to set up three Louisville scores Saturday night and the Cardinals beat Boston College 38-19.

Coming off last week's late loss to No. 2 Florida State, Louisville (7-3, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) overcame early red zone struggles to pull away in the second half.

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7:57 pm
Sat October 11, 2014

College Football: Louisville Cards Come Up Short at Clemson, 23-17

 Ammon Lakip bounced through the go-ahead, 40-yard field goal and Clemson stopped Louisville on fourth-and-goal from its 2 with 21 seconds remaining for a 23-17 victory today.      

The Tigers (4-2, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) held on despite losing freshman phenom quarterback Deshaun Watson to injury in the second quarter. But it took a dramatic late stop to do it after Will Gardner's 73-yard pass to James Quick put the Cardinals (5-2, 3-2) on Clemson's 8 with 1:08 left.

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11:21 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

College Football: Louisville Cards Beat Syracuse, 28-6

Brandon Radcliff ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisville had two interceptions and two safeties in a 28-6 victory over Syracuse on Friday night, the Orange's third straight loss. The Cardinals (5-1, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved to 4-0 against Syracuse under Bobby Petrino. With a grueling schedule ahead, Syracuse (2-3, 0-1 ACC) began ACC play with a thud, getting just a pair of field goals from Cole Murphy, one in each half.

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8:19 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

College Football: U of L Cards Beat Florida International, 34-3

MIAMI (AP) -James Quick caught two touchdown passes from Will Gardner 45 seconds apart late in the first half, Gerod Holliman ran one of his two interceptions back for another score and Louisville topped Florida International 34-3 on Saturday night.    

Quick finished with 174 yards — 111 of them on the TD grabs — on seven catches for the Cardinals (3-1), who got a touchdown run from L.J. Scott.

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4:24 pm
Sat September 13, 2014

College Football: Virginia Upsets Louisville, 23-21

Greyson Lambert threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Ian Frye kicked a 42-yard field goal with 3:41 remaining, giving Virginia a 23-21 victory against No. 17 Louisville today.      

The winning points came after Louisville's James Quick fumbled a punt and Kelvin Rainey recovered for Virginia (2-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) at the Cardinals' 25. Four plays later, Frye's third field goal of the game allowed the Cavaliers to end an 11-game slide against FBS-level competition.

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10:52 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

College Football: Louisville Cardinals Beat Murray State Racers

Credit University of Louisville athletics

Louisville backup quarterback Reggie Bonnafon ran for two touchdowns and passed for another and the No. 25 Cardinals scored on nine straight possessions in a 66-21 victory over Murray State on Saturday night.

After an opening-game test by Miami on Monday night, Louisville (2-0) cruised past its in-state opponent. The Cardinals followed a first-possession punt with the offensive outburst first-year coach Bobby Petrino envisioned, and the list of contributors was long.

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11:51 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Louisville Cards Win ACC Debut Over Miami, 31-13

In college football, Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard touchdown catch late in the fourth followed a big defensive performance as the Louisville Cardinals beat visiting Miami 31-13 in their season opener Monday night.    

The victory provided a successful Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Cardinals and for Bobby Petrino's second coaching stint at the school. Petrino, who left the program in 2007, was hired in January to succeed Charlie Strong after he left for Texas.

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5:11 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Foot Injury Sidelines U of L Football's Devante Parker 6-8 Weeks

University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino says senior wide receiver Devante  Parker will miss six to eight weeks with a broken left small toe, leaving the Cardinals without their top target for next Monday night's season opener against Miami.            

Parker injured the foot in Friday night's practice and was to undergo surgery today.

Petrino says Parker’s absence will mean some adjustments are in store for his offense.

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3:42 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Louisville Cardinals Athletics Gets $3-Million Matching Grant For Academic Center

Credit University of Louisville Athletics

University of Louisville athletics will get a financial boost toward completing construction of a student-athlete academic center.

Thorntons, the Louisville-based gas and convenience chain, will provide a $3-million matching grant to the project, according to a university news release. Thorntons will match every dollar donated to the construction of the academic center up to $3 million—with hopes of raising, in total, the $6 million remaining to complete the fund-raising.

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