Louisville Rumors & News

  • Louisville DC Peter Sirmon resigns, joins Cal as associate HC

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Peter Sirmon has resigned as the defensive coordinator of the Louisville football team, "effective immediately," the program announced Friday. Sirmon spent one season as the Cardinals' defensive coordinator. His defense finished 62nd in the country in total defense, allowing 388.1 yards per..." January 19

  • It's time for Lamar Jackson to move on

    USA Today "Lamar Jackson has a decision to make: When? When does he confirm that he’s finished playing football at the University of Louisville? When does he break that bad news to his coaches, his teammates, his fans and his prospective employers in the National Football League? He should soon..." December 31

  • Lamar Jackson holding off on draft decision until January

    Sportsnaut "Lamar Jackson announced he’s not going to announce anything right now as it pertains to whether he comes out of school to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Speaking to reporters after Saturday’s brutal 31-27 loss to Mississippi State, Jackson said he’s going to talk to his coaches and family before making..." December 30

  • Louisville's Alexander declares for 2018 draft, won't play in bowl game

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Cornerback Jaire Alexander has played his final game for Louisville. Alexander, a junior, has notified the team that he is declaring for the 2018 NFL draft and will not participate in the Cards' TaxSlayer Bowl game against Mississippi State. Louisville coach Bobby Petrino announced..." December 22

  • Louisville QB Lamar Jackson gets in fight vs. Kentucky

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Louisville QB Lamar Jackson got involved in a fight Saturday against Kentucky's Jordan Jones. Neither player was ejected, and refs determined there would be offsetting penalties instead. Jones appeared to provide an extra shove while tackling Jackson right before the endzone." November 25

  • Report: Bobby Petrino could be backup plan at Auburn if Malzahn leaves

    Larry Brown Sports "Gus Malzahn has Auburn in the top 10 and in control of their playoff destiny, though one and potentially two tough tests lie ahead. Despite his success, there is talk that he could be on the outs at Auburn because of a potentially more enticing gig. Arkansas is very likely to end up firing Bret..." November 22

  • Lane Kiffin 'Recruits' Louisville QB Lamar Jackson on Twitter

    Bleacher Report "Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin made a late attempt to "recruit" 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson after the Louisville quarterback posted a heartwarming photo with his mother Jackson, who was born in Pompano Beach, Florida, led the Cardinals to a 31-28 victory over Florida State..." October 25

  • University of Louisville donor withdraws $6 million pledge over Tom Jurich firing

    USA Today "Tom Jurich’s firing has already cost University of Louisville athletics more than $6 million. Max Baumgardner, an 88-year-old retired pilot and still-savvy investor, protested the dismissal of U of L’s long-time athletic director Thursday by instructing his attorney to change the terms of his..." October 20

  • Bobby Petrino's Louisville buyout cut in half if AD Tom Jurich fired

    ESPN "If Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich ends up getting permanently dismissed from his job, football coach Bobby Petrino would have his buyout cut in half. Jurich was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday as a result of an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption in college..." September 29

  • Dabo Swinney: Lamar Jackson is an unbelievable player

    Sportsnaut "When third-ranked Clemson and No. 14 Louisville square off in college football’s marquee matchup of Week 3, Lamar Jackson will have the greatest impact on the outcome. And the coach on the other side of the field, while prepared for the challenge, isn’t exactly looking forward to the showdown...." September 13

  • Louisville WR Devante Peete to miss season with injury

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville junior wide receiver Devante Peete will miss the season with an unspecified injury, coach Bobby Petrino said Monday. Peete, a former four-star recruit who at 6 feet 6 inches is U of L's tallest receiver, caught four passes for 70 yards last season and had been projected as a primary..." August 30