Bowl Championship Series

College Football: No BCS Bid For U of L

by Rick Howlett on December 3, 2011

The University of Louisville football will not get a bid to a Bowl Championship Series game this season.

The Cards’ chance for a BSC bid was foiled today by Cincinnati, which defeated Connecticut 35-27 in the teams’ final regular season game. Under the final Big East Conference standings and BCS rankings, the bid will likely go now to West Virginia.

U of L needed a Cincinnati loss to be eligible for the automatic bid, but the Cards will still get an invitation to another bowl.

Last year, U of L played in the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl in Florida, where coach Charlie Strong’s team defeated Southern Mississippi.

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Cards’ BCS Hopes Hinge On Cincy/UConn Game

by Rick Howlett November 28, 2011

University of Louisville football players will find out Saturday if they’ll get to play in an upper echelon bowl game. U of L will get an automatic bid to a Bowl Championship Series game, probably the Orange Bowl, if Cincinnati loses Saturday to Connecticut. U of L and Cincinnati are in contention for the Big […]

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College Football: UK Beats UT; Cards’ Bowl Picture Still Unclear

by Rick Howlett November 26, 2011

The Kentucky Wildcats snapped a 26-game losing streak to Tennessee today, defeating the Volunteers 10-7 at Commonwealth Stadium. UK was led by Matt Roark, a receiver who played his first-ever collegiate game at quarterback. The senior ran for 124 yards as UK kept mostly to a ground game. Roark was pressed into duty to replace […]

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College Football: U of L Wins At South Florida

by Rick Howlett November 25, 2011

The Louisville Cardinals defeated South Florida 34-24 today, ending an 0 for 4 drought at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium and securing at least a share of the Big East Conference title. It was a back-and-forth game until the fourth quarter, when Teddy Bridgewater’s touchdown pass to Devonte Parker put the Cards ahead for good. U […]

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