Oct. 19, 2012
Review highlights from Louisville's win over Pittsburgh and head coach Charlie Strong's Monday press conference.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The 16th-ranked University of Louisville football team returns home after 35 days to face the USF at 3:30 p.m. at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
The game will be televised on ABC (Mark Neely, Ray Bentley), while radio coverage will be provided by the Louisville Sports Network (Paul Rogers, Joe Tronzo, Doug Ormay and Gus Allen).
GameTracker coverage will be provided by UofLSports.com.
Saturday’s game will be the first BIG EAST home game for the Cardinals and the first overall since a 39-34 decision over North Carolina on Sept. 15.
USF coach Skip Holtz is 15-16 in three seasons with the Bulls and owns a career mark of 87-66.
Meanwhile, Louisville coach Charlie Strong
boosted his career record to 20-12 after his team's 45-35 victory over Pittsburgh on Oct. 13.
Here is Saturday's Countdown to Kickoff:
10 - Head coach Charlie Strong
is looking for his 10TH
BIG EAST win in three seasons.
9 - Senorise Perry leads BIG EAST in scoring, averaging NINE points per game.
8 - Sophomore wide receiver DeVante Parker has EIGHT career touchdown receptions.
7 - The Cardinals are looking for their SEVENTH-straight victory and would run their record to 7-0 for the first time since 2006.
6 - Sophomore quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is looking to throw a touchdown pass in his SIXTH-straight game this season.
5 - The Cardinals recorded a season-best FIVE sacks in the win over Pittsburgh.
4 - The Cardinals are looking for their FOURTH-straight BIG EAST win, dating back to last season.
3 - The Cardinals are one of only THREE schools with two running backs with 450+ yards rushing in Jeremy Wright and Senorise Perry.
3 - The Cardinals are +TWO in turnover margin this season.
1 - Louisville has allowed the opposition to score only ONE time on its opening drive of the game.
Enjoy Saturday's game and check back at www.UofLsports.com for all the post-game coverage.