Louisville Rumors & News

  • Former U of L WR Harris transfers to Akron

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Michaelee Harris' time at the University of Louisville is over, but his college football career will last another year. Harris, a wide receiver who had an injury-plagued five years at U of L, will play at Akron next season as a graduate transfer after evidently being granted a sixth year to..." July 02

  • Assault charge against Devonte Fields to be dismissed

    ESPN "Louisville Cardinals defensive end signee Devonte Fields has reached an agreement to dismiss his misdemeanor assault charge. Fields met with prosecutors Friday and signed a memo with intent to dismiss the charge pending his completion of four anger management courses, a representative for the..." June 01

  • Louisville DE Devonte Fields reportedly headed to trial

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Before he takes the field for Louisville in the fall, former TCU defensive end Devonte Fields will reportedly stand trial for assault on June 17. According to ESPN.com, Fields, the 2012 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, is facing a misdemeanor assault charge and will go to trial “after..." May 28

  • 4-star QB Tylin Oden commits to Louisville

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The Louisville football team picked up a signature recruiting commitment on Monday afternoon from four-star quarterback Tylin Oden of Columbia, Tenn. Oden, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound player for Spring Hill High School, is rated the nation's No. 204 player in the 2016 class by Rivals.com, and on that..." May 26

  • Report: Louisville, Purdue schedule neutral-site 2017 opener

    CBS Sports "Louisville will reportedly open its 2017 season in Big Ten country. According to ESPN, the Cardinals will face off against Purdue in Indianapolis's Lucas Oil Stadium to kick off the 2017 season. The teams have met only once before, tying 22-22 in 1987 in West Lafayette, Indiana. The game..." May 06

  • Farmington LB Reese commits to Louisville

    Detroit Free Press "Farmington High School juniors David Reese and Dez Fitzpatrick will remain teammates beyond the fall of 2015 and into their college playing days. Reese recently became the second Falcons player to commit to the University of Louisville. Fitzpatrick made that choice late last year. A..." March 25

  • 3-Star WR Isaiah Johnson Announces That He’s Flipped From Louisville To Miami

    College Spun "Don’t look now, but the Miami Hurricanes are putting together one heck of a 2016 recruiting class. The ‘Canes currently have the highest-rated set of commits in the nation, per 247 Sports, and don’t appear to be slowing down. Monday, Miami scored yet another big pickup, flipping three-star wide..." February 17

  • Matt Colburn signs with Wake Forest after Louisville pulls offer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Instead of playing for Louisville in 2015 as originally planned, three-star running back Matt Colburn will play against the Cardinals as a member of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Colburn, a long-time Louisville commit from Irmo, S.C., officially signed with Wake Forest on Wednesday morning,..." February 11

  • Louisville pulls scholarship for Dutch Fork star Matt Colburn

    The State "Dutch Fork running back and Mr. Football for South Carolina Matt Colburn is looking for a new college less than 48 hours before National Signing Day after Louisville pulled his offer to come in for the 2015 season and wants him to take a greyshirt. Colburn was unable to be reached for comment..." February 03

  • Louisville bumps DC Todd Grantham’s annual pay to $1.4 million

    College Football Talk "It was a mild surprise to see Louisville find a way to keep defensive coordinator Todd Grantham when the Oakland Raiders of the NFL came calling. As you might have suspected, Louisville made it worth it to stick around. Grantham and Louisville reworked the terms of his contract as defensive..." February 02

  • Devonte Fields commits to Louisville

    ESPN "Former TCU defensive end Devonte Fields is getting a second chance at Louisville. Fields, who is currently attending Trinity Valley Community College, committed to Louisville during his official visit on Sunday. He is ESPN's No. 3-rated junior college recruit. Fields announced his decision..." February 02

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    Brett McMurphy @McMurphyESPN

    Louisville DC Todd Grantham will remain at UL, source told @ESPN. @rapsheet reported Grantham was offered Oakland Raiders DC job

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    Max Olson @max_olson

    Ex-TCU DE Devonte Fields is visiting Louisville this weekend. Cards in the lead to land the former Big 12 DPOY.

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    The Oakland Raiders are interested in Louisville's defensive coordinator Todd Grantham for their defensive coordinator position per sources

  • Ex-Louisville player's lawsuit vs. school, Charlie Strong delayed

    CBS Sports "A lawsuit against Louisville and Charlie Strong filed by a former Cardinals player who was allegedly assaulted by teammates in the Cardinals' locker room has been delayed. Per the Louisville Courier-Journal, Patrick Grant's suit has been "continued" until May 27. It had been scheduled to go to..." January 21

  • Louisville DB Terrence Ross suspended after felony assault arrest

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville defensive back Terrence Ross has been suspended from the football team following his arrest over the weekend, a U of L spokesman confirmed Sunday evening. Ross, a redshirt freshman who played in three games this season, was charged with felony assault of a probation or..." January 12

  • U of L lands UAB transfer receiver Staples

    Louisville Courier-Journal "UAB wide receiver Jamari Staples announced Tuesday that he'll transfer to the University of Louisville, where he'll be eligible to play next season after the Blazers eliminated their football program. The 6-foot-4, 190-pound Staples chose the Cardinals over Auburn after spending the past..." January 06

  • U of L safety Sample to declare for NFL draft

    Louisville Courier-Journal "For the second straight season, the University of Louisville's football program will have to replace both its starting safeties. A day after Gerod Holliman announced on Twitter his intention to enter the 2015 NFL draft, confirming a Bleacher Report dispatch from December, James Sample did the..." January 06

  • U of L's Dyer ruled ineligible for Belk Bowl

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville football team will be without running back Michael Dyer when it takes on Georgia next week in the Belk Bowl, the school announced Tuesday night. Dyer, a senior who's second on the team in rushing yards, is not academically eligible to play in the Dec. 30 bowl game..." December 24

  • Bobby Petrino in pregame scuffle

    ESPN "Louisville coach Bobby Petrino appeared to shove a Kentucky assistant during an on-field pregame scuffle Saturday prior to the in-state rivals' annual showdown. The incident began when several Kentucky players stomped on the Cardinals' logo at midfield, prompting an angry response from..." November 30

  • Bobby Petrino set for unique $500,000 bonus

    ESPN "Ten months into Bobby Petrino's second tenure as the head coach of the the Louisville Cardinals, he is expected to receive an academic bonus that is two and half times larger than the bonus the school would owe him if his team won the national championship. Petrino is in line to get a $500,000..." November 12

  • Louisville starting QB Will Gardner (knee) out for the rest of 2014

    CBS Sports "Louisville starting quarterback Will Gardner suffered a knee injury in the Cardinals' win at Boston College on Saturday that will cause him to miss the remainder of the 2014 season. Gardner did not play in the second half against BC after suffering the injury, which was not expected to be..." November 11

  • Louisville LB Lorenzo Mauldin out for ACC finale vs. Boston College

    CBS Sports "Louisville will be without its most productive pass rusher against Boston College as Lorenzo Mauldin has been ruled out for Saturday's game in Chestnut Hill. After Thursday's practice, Bobby Petrino told reporters that Mauldin will be sidelined due to a hamstring injury that has bothered the..." November 08

  • Louisville ready for healthy Gardner back at QB

    College Football Talk "Louisville has a new starting quarterback, sort of. Will Gardner will get the start once again for the Cardinals when they face North Carolina State this weekend. Gardner missed two games due to a knee injury but played last weekend against Clemson. Offensive coordinator Garrick McGee made the..." October 15

  • Louisville return man Corvin Lamb tears ACL, out for season

    CBS Sports "A 2014 campaign that started with a bang has unfortunately ended in a season-ending knee injury for Louisville running back and kick returner Corvin Lamb. Cardinals sports information director Rocco Gasparro confirmed on Twitter that Lamb underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ACL in his..." October 15

  • Louisville receiver Polk dismissed from team following drug charges

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Freshman wide receiver Cameron Polk has been dismissed from the University of Louisville football team after receiving a drug citation from university police on Wednesday. "Cameron Polk has been dismissed from the team," U of L coach Bobby Petrino said in a statement to The Courier-Journal. "I..." October 11

  • DeVante Parker likely to play vs. Clemson

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville football team started this week with some of the best news it has received in this still-young season. With his team's biggest game to date coming up on Saturday at Clemson, U of L coach Bobby Petrino announced the return of star receiver DeVante Parker. Parker,..." October 07

  • U of L QB Gardner's status still unclear

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville football team is "monitoring" starting quarterback Will Gardner this week after he was sidelined by a low hit in Saturday's 34-3 win over Florida International, U of L announced in a release on Tuesday. Gardner appeared to tweak his left knee on the third-quarter..." September 24

  • U of L lands commitment from 3-star LB Caban

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Make that two verbal commitments in two days for the University of Louisville football team. Three-star linebacker Amonte Caban, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound high school senior from Alabama, announced on Tuesday that he plans to sign with U of L in February. "I want to thank everyone who has helped..." September 10

  • Louisville WR Devante Parker needs foot surgery, could miss half the season

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Louisville will be without its top receiving target for the first half of the season. Coach Bobby Petrino announced Monday that senior wide receiver Devante Parker would miss 6-8 weeks with a broken left small toe. Petrino said Parker broke the fifth metatarsal and will undergo surgery later..." August 25

  • Louisville WR DeVante Parker out indefinitely with foot injury

    NFL.com "Louisville's debut in the ACC might come and go next week without its star wide receiver on the field. Wide receiver DeVante Parker injured his left foot during practice on Friday, the school announced. The severity of the injury is unknown and he will visit a doctor in North Carolina for a..." August 23

  • Report: ‘Significant friction’ between Bobby Petrino and Todd Grantham

    College Football Talk "Bobby Petrino hasn’t changed much since his last tour with the Louisville Cardinals. Even after failing miserably at the NFL level and then publicly embarrassing himself, his family and the University of Arkansas, it doesn’t seem like Petrino has learned from his mistakes. There is now..." August 19

  • LSU DT Thomas out for year with torn biceps

    The Advocate "LSU has suffered its first significant injury of fall camp. Defensive tackle Quentin Thomas is expected to miss the 2014 season with a torn biceps, a source told The Advocate on Friday. Thomas, a redshirt junior from Breaux Bridge, is listed as a starter and was expected to see substantial..." August 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Transferring To Louisville

    Card Chronicle "Tyler Bruggman, a former four-star recruit who spent the past season at Washington State, will transfer to Louisville and play for Bobby Petrino. Mike Hughes of InsidetheVille.com was the first to report the news. After a bizarre string of events on national signing day 2013 (thanks mostly to a..." July 24

  • Louisville WR and Kentucky DE busted for pot possession

    College Football Talk "Louisville wide receiver James Quick and Kentucky defensive end Jason Hatcher, former high school teammates, were cited for possession of marijuana on May 26, according to a report by The Courier-Journal. Louisville’s university police cited the two after authorities responded to a complaint about..." June 08

  • Three Louisville OL leave program, including Nacho Garcia

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Three University of Louisville offensive linemen — Abraham "Nacho" Garcia, Cameron Fraser and Chandler Bridges — asked for and have been granted their releases from the football program, a school spokesman confirmed Friday. The news follows coach Bobby Petrino's concerns in practice about depth..." June 01

  • Louisville lands SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams

    CBS Sports "Get all your sports in one place. Download the FREE CBS Sports app now! Msg & data rates may apply. Jeremy Fowler College Football Insider Louisville lands SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams May 22, 2014 12:27 pm ET The 2015 Louisville Cardinals just got a roster..." May 22

  • SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams visiting Louisville

    CBS Sports "Bobby Petrino is working to add talented offensive and defensive transfers to his roster. Former Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins and former Texas A&M receiver Jaquay Williams are visiting Louisville's campus tonight as a potential transfer spot, according to a source. Wiggins started eight..." May 21

  • Louisville adds JUCO quarterback to 2014 mix

    College Football Talk "Louisville added one more quarterback option to the competition to replace Teddy Bridgewater in 2014. The Cardinals announced the addition of junior college transfer quarterback Patrick Thomas, one of the top dual-threat players from the junior college ranks. “I’m pleased that Patrick has..." April 28

  • New Louisville football assistants get salary bump

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville football's new coaching staff will make more salary per year than the previous staff. The assistant coaches on new head coach Bobby Petrino's staff will make a combined $3.2 million in salary, according to copies of their contracts obtained through a public records request by The..." April 23

  • Michael Dyer still behind on Louisville RB depth chart

    ESPN "It seems like an eternity ago that running back Michael Dyer was named the offensive MVP of Auburn’s 2010 BCS national championship. While time has not diminished Dyer’s accomplishments -- 2,335 yards and 15 touchdowns during his two seasons at Auburn is still remarkable -- it has certainly..." April 22

  • Report: Josh Harvey-Clemons landing at Louisville

    College Football Talk "As it happens, Louisville’s hiring of a new defensive coordinator may have also played a role in the football program landing a very talented — and troubled — transfer. While nothing is official, the grandfather of Josh Harvey-Clemons told 247Sports.com Wednesday that his grandson is “planning..." April 10

  • Louisville's Bobby Petrino among best quarterback coaches, writer says

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Bobby Petrino came to the podium last weekend to preview the University of Louisville’s spring practices, and without seeing starting quarterback candidates even take a repetition, the questions began. Who will replace Teddy Bridgewater? The Cardinals have a number of options — for now, Will..." March 13

  • Bridgewater ready for next step

    Fox Sports Ohio "Early in the 2013 college football season, there were some slogans being thrown around in Cleveland. "Tank for Teddy" was one that comes to mind. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater was the clear-cut top quarterback prospect by many experts, including ESPN Draft Analyst Mel Kiper, Jr., but as the..." February 26

  • Louisville Commit Arrested After Allegedly Impregnating His Cousin

    Deadspin "Sharieff Rhaheed-Muhammad, a Florida HS linebacker who recently committed to Louisville, was arrested yesterday and charged with a felony count of lewd lascivious behavior. He's accused of fathering a child with his 14-year-old cousin, who later got an abortion. The girl said Rhaheed-Muhammad,..." February 26

  • State signings roundup: Louisville's Petrino loads up at QB

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Bobby Petrino believes he made the most of his small recruiting window since taking over as Louisville's coach last month. The Cardinals announced a 21-player class including former Penn State quarterback Tyler Ferguson, who's transferring after one season with the Nittany Lions. He'll redshirt..." February 06

  • Louisville DE Mauldin (shoulder surgery) to miss spring practice

    CBS Sports "Louisville defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin will miss spring practice due to shoulder surgery. Mauldin's surgery, on the glenoid labrum in his shoulder, is not expected to impact his playing status for the 2014 season, but it will hold him out of the Cardinals' first spring practice with Bobby..." January 17