It's time to show Charlie Strong the support he's earned. When discussing UofL football around town there's no shortage of excitement or praise for our man at the helm. But action speaks louder than words, and in the world of college football, action means asses in the seats.
While support for the program runs deep, Louisville is light on the traditions of the major powerhouses. This is nothing new, of course, and the tug-of-war between the diehards and the social butterflies has been beaten to death.
What is new, or at least what has been absent for awhile, is a team of the caliber we hope to witness next season. A quarterback that will have the word "Era" attached to it in the UofL history books, a stable of talented running backs jockeying for a share of the work load, a wide receiving corps with as much potential as any in the country will all be showing their stuff, and hopefully their growth on Saturday.
The defense has more depth and speed than any since Bobby Petrino left (whatever happened to that guy, anyway?) and a coordinator that loves to send them flying around the field. There will be a lot on display to learn about the kind of team and the positional changes we can expect next season.
For the first time in a long time, we're looking at a squad for which less than 10 wins could be viewed as a disappointment. The staff has done its part to restore an exciting product to the field; it is time for the fans to reciprocate.
If you think Charlie Strong and the coaching staff will not be eyeballing the stands closely on Saturday you're crazy. This is one of the rare opportunities for fans to tangibly affect the course of a program.
So come out, have some fun, and pay respect. We're enjoying a beautiful stretch of weather, and I can't imagine a better pre-Derby afternoon than watching the football Cards in the shadow of Churchill Downs. The gates open at 8:00am for tailgating.
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- Terry Rozier not a "go" yet
- Bats home opener tonight
- Coiled up for the Spring Game
- Swop heads Northwest
- Keeneland and Churchill, off limits
- Keith Towbridge hops on board
- Charlie Strong presser recap, clearing the air edi...
- T-Will article
- Strong to Arkansas rumors begin
- On Bobby Petrino...
- Baseball Cards begin the healing, romp past #1 Cat...
- 5 Things to watch for in Spring Game
- Charlie Strong's media ban misguided
- UofL vs. UK - It's Not Just Basketball
- Rozier slaps the sticker
- Hood in the market for a home
- Baylor goes from OMG to FML
- UK has full blown case of the Krags
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