Louisville Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Lamar Jackson thinks he knows which ACC coach said he couldn't play in the NFL

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has an idea as to the identity of the anonymous ACC coach who was quoted earlier this year as saying the Heisman Trophy winner has 'no shot' in the NFL. "Yeah, I heard Wake Forest. I heard (it was) the Wake Forest coach," Jackson said Saturday during U of..." August 05

  • 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