Backup quarterback Reggie Bonnafon leads the Cardinals with a stellar performance.
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Louisville's new 3-4 defense forced three takeaways.
Offense makes a number of big plays in the rushing and passing game
Cardinals will have to match Miami's potent offense
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Powerful running back who has rushed for 1,417 yards and 12 touchdowns in his career... coming off a career-high season, where he ran for 825 yards and eight touchdowns... recorded two 100-yard games.
2013 JUNIOR SEASON
Team's leading rusher with a career-high 825 yards and eight touchdowns... posted a pair of 100-yard games... averaged 5.1 yards per carry... finished fourth in the American Athletic Conference in rushing at 63.5 yards per game... rushed for 42 yards and caught two passes in the bowl win over Miami... ran for 79 yards on 19 carries, including the game-winning two-yard touchdown run in overtime in the 31-24 victory at No. 23 Cincinnati... carried a career-high 27 times for a career-best 137 yards and two scores... rushed 18 times for a 125 yards to record his first career 100-yard game versus USF... caught a career-high six passes for 61 yards against the Bulls...put the Cardinals up 35-31 against UCF on a touchdown with 3:00 to play... rushed 11 times for 74 yards and one score versus Temple... raced for a career-long 77-yard run versus FIU. 2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON Missed the entire season due to injury (Redshirted).
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON Appeared in 12 games, making three starts... Finished second on the team in rushing with 533 yards and tied for the team lead with four rushing touchdowns... Was seventh on the team with 16 receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown... Rushed nine times for 51 yards in the Belk Bowl loss to NC State... Posted a career-high with 21 carries in win at USF... Rushed for 69 yards and a touchdown against the Bulls... Carried 10 times for 45 yards and a touchdown in win over Connecticut... Recorded a 55-yard run in win at West Virginia and added a touchdown... Recorded first rushing touchdown in win over Rutgers... Ran for career-best 91 yards at Kentucky after missing FIU game.
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in nine games as a true freshman... Rushed 20 times for 59 yards and also caught three passes for 32 yards... Threw an interception in an overtime loss to USF... Rushed for season-best 23 yards on season-high seven carries against South Florida... Rushed five times for 18 yards in a loss at Pitt... Recorded four carries for 13 yards in collegiate debut against Arkansas State.
Played for Troy Everhart at Winton Woods High School... rushed for 4,685 yards and 64 touchdowns and threw for 1,691 yards and 15 touchdowns in his scholastic career... selected to the Rivals 250 list... ranked 10th on the Rivals.com Ohio Postseason Top 75... named the Cincinnati Offensive Player of the Year ... voted first-team All-TriStateFootball.com... led Winton Woods to a 13-2 record last season and the school's first-ever Division II State Championship during his senior season... rushed for an amazing 1,998 yards and 32 touchdowns and threw for 723 yards in guiding his team to the title... named the Ohio Division II Co-Offensive Player of the Year.
Son of Diane and Paul Brown... born 12/27/91... communications major.