The University of Louisville Cardinals football schedule in this transition season is not exactly a recipe for grannie’s beloved chocolate banana meringue pie.
The opener is on the road against consensus preseason #1 Roll Tide, defending CFP champs and in the argument for crafting the most dominant run of campaigns in the sport . . . ever. Not to mention that ‘Bama’s coach is among the handful in the argument as best . . . ever.
The Cards also face conference rival, preseason #2 Clemson on the road. The Tigers feature a front defensive four, heralded as the best DL . . . ever. Did I mention the game is in Death Valley?
U of L’s league slate includes a crossover battle with the nation’s hardest team to prepare for, Georgia Tech. Plus meet and greets with consensus preseason Top 25 Florida State, BC, NC State, Wake Forest and Syracuse. All are members of the ACC Atlantic, dubbed by The World Wide Leader as the 3d toughest division in college pigskin this year, behind SEC W, and B10 E.
Plus this reality: Bobby Petrino 2.2 commences, at least one guy’s opinion, with the most critical campaign of either of the mentor’s reigns as Cardinal coach. I sense he’s feeling a bit of pressure, if not exactly on a hot seat. Continue reading Critical Year for U of L Cards, Part II: Questions, Answers, Reality