Louisville Rumors & News

  • Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, the reigning Heisman winner, says he's new and improved

    USA Today "Lamar Jackson jostled slightly in his seat, tugging at the sleeves of the black jacket he wore to the Atlantic Coast Conference media days. He wanted to not just talk about but also show the physical transformation he’s made this offseason — going from last season’s playing weight of 198 pounds..." July 13

  • The Evolution of Lamar Jackson: Heisman Winner Looking to Take 'The Next Step'

    Bleacher Report "Lamar Jackson is struggling. With what? Oh, just with "everything." He says it grinning. For the greatest individual show in college football, like it or not, this is a time of change. The 2017 season isn't just going to be about running it back. It's about taking "the next step." There's a..." July 12

  • Mike Vick: Louisville's Lamar Jackson closest I've seen to me

    NFL.com "Mike Vick might have met his match, or at least the closest thing he's seen to a match. The worthy candidate for that status is reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, per Vick. "If I've ever seen another guy that looks like me, it's been Lamar Jackson," Vick told the Courier-Journal..." June 30

  • Nephew of ex-Louisville standout Elvis Dumervil commits to Cardinals

    Campus Sports "A familiar name will be taking the field for the Louisville football program when the Class of 2018 arrives on campus. On Sunday, Dejmi Dumervil Jean, the nephew of former Louisville standout Elvis Dumervil, took to Twitter to announce he has committed to the Cardinals. “This has been a..." June 12

  • Ex-Louisville CB Shaq Wiggins transfers to Tennessee

    247 Sports "Former Louisville cornerback Shaq Wiggins announced Wednesday that he’s planning to enroll at Tennessee this summer as a graduate transfer. "I have made my decision and I will continue to finish my career at the University of Tennessee !!!!!" he tweeted. The 5-foot-10, 175-pound Wiggins..." April 26

  • Rutgers adds ex-Louisville starter Kyle Bolin to QB mix

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville quarterback Kyle Bolin announced that he's transferring to Rutgers for his final season of eligibility. Bolin, who was a part-time starter in 2015, then the primary backup to Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson last season, will earn his bachelor's degree next month,..." April 26

  • Bobby Petrino will allow Shaq Wiggins to transfer to Mississippi State

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino on Friday afternoon removed Mississippi State from a list of schools that cornerback Shaq Wiggins is restricted from transferring to after Wiggins appealed to U of L about Mississippi State's presence on the list, according to a U of L..." April 08

  • CB Shaq Wiggins: Louisville blocking transfer to 5 schools

    ESPN "Former Louisville cornerback Shaq Wiggins says he has a solid list of schools he's considering as a graduate transfer, but his release from the Cardinals comes with restrictions. Wiggins told ESPN on Thursday that Louisville coach Bobby Petrino restricted him from transferring to Kentucky,..." April 07

  • Shaq Wiggins announces transfer from Louisville

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville senior cornerback Shaq Wiggins announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that he is transferring from the Cardinals, who begin spring practice on Tuesday. Wiggins has earned his bachelor's degree and presumably will be eligible to play right away at a new school next season. "I would..." March 21

  • Louisville's Jaylen Smith to miss spring practice with stress fracture in foot

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville edge rusher James Hearns, who was shot in the elbow during an off-campus incident in December, has recovered and will be a "full go" when spring practice starts Tuesday, coach Bobby Petrino said Monday as he provided injury updates on several players. Hearns' return is good news for..." March 20

  • Bobby Petrino to host former Vols RB Jalen Hurd on visit to Louisville

    SEC Country "Jalen Hurd joining forces with Bobby Petrino? As a wide receiver or tight end? These may seem like strange questions, but each seemingly has a real possibility of going down. According to a report from Scout.com’s Jody Demling, former Vols RB Jalen Hurd will be visiting Louisville this..." February 16

  • OL Mekhi Becton picks Louisville over UM

    Detroit News "Offensive line has been one of the focal points of Michigan class, but the Wolverines missed out on three-star Mekhi Becton, who is considered to have tremendous upside because of his size and quick feet. Becton, 6-7, 345 pounds from Highland Springs, Va., chose Louisville over Michigan and..." February 01