Oct. 26, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The 14th-ranked University of Louisville football team plays its biggest home game in six seasons when it hosts Cincinnati on Friday night at 8:06 p.m. at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
The game will be televised on ESPN (Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore and Jemele Hill), 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.
Friday’s contest will be the second-straight BIG EAST home game after Louisville opened up league play last Saturday with a 27-25 victory over South Florida, boosting head coach Charlie Strong’s career record to 21-12.
Cincinnati coach Butch Jones is 19-12 in three seasons with the Bearcats and owns a career mark of 46-25.
Here is Friday’s Countdown to Kickoff:
10 - Senorise Perry leads the Cardinals with TEN rushing touchdowns this season.
9 - After recording five sacks in the first five games, the Cardinals have totaled NINE sacks in the last two wins.
8 - The Cardinals are looking for their EIGHTH-straight victory and would run their record to 8-0 for the first time since 2006 and only the third time in school history.
7 - Sophomore quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is looking to throw a touchdown pass in his SEVENTH-straight game this season.
6 - Sophomore quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has thrown SIX touchdown passes in the last four games.
5 - The Cardinals are looking for their FIFTH-straight win at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
4 - Louisville recorded FOUR sacks in the win over USF last Saturday.
3 - The Cardinals have three receivers with two or more touchdown receptions.
2 - U of L is looking to be 3-0 in the BIG EAST Conference for the SECOND time since joining the league.
1 - Cardinals are tied for FIRST in the nation in red zone offense, converting 29-of-30 chances.
Enjoy Friday's game and check back at www.UofLsports.com for all the post-game coverage.