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2016 Schedule
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5hSharon Katz and Mark Schlabach

Man vs. metric: Two views on each top 25 team's toughest game

What matters more: What you see on the field or what you see in the analytics? Mark Schlabach and Sharon Katz discuss each top 25 team's toughest game of the year through those two lenses.

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1dDavid M. Hale

Louisville Cardinals 2016 season preview

Louisville played the big boys tough last season, and with QB Lamar Jackson aiming to build off a dazzling bowl turn, big things are expected in 2016.

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1dTodd McShay

McShay's top LB prospects for 2017

Todd McShay ranks the top inside and outside linebackers on his draft board headed into the 2016 college football season, including Alabama's Tim Williams.

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Fields named to All-American team

LB Devonte Fields was Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year while at TCU. Last season at Louisville, he finished with 22.5 tackles for loss and 11 sacks. Now in better shape, more is expected this season. All-American team

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Star-stacked: 2016 ESPN preseason All-Americans

Deshaun Watson, Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey ... yep, familiar faces dominate the ESPN preseason All-American team. But there are plenty of fresh faces on the rise too.

Petrino has Louisville ranked again

Louisville is No. 19 in the preseason AP Poll. The last time the Cardinals were ranked in the preseason was 2013. They've been ranked six times in school history, all since 2002. Bobby Petrino's first stint in Louisville started in 2003. AP Top 25

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Louisville's next great hope at QB

Lamar Jackson had a sterling freshman season with 1,840 yards passing and 12 touchdowns plus 960 yards rushing with 11 touchdowns. With one year under Jackson's belt, head coach Bobby Petrino has a star in the making. Top breakthrough players for 2016: 10-1 (Insider)

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5dJared Shanker

ACC position rankings: Front seven

Now is as good a time as any to unveil our ACC preseason position rankings. Today, we rank the front seven.

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5dTravis Haney

Top breakout players in 2016: Nos. 10-1

We're down to the top 10, the players called upon to replace top draft picks, fulfill insane recruiting hype and possibly became Heisman candidates.

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6dMatt Fortuna

ACC position rankings: Secondary

Veterans like Derwin James (FSU) and Josh Harvey-Clemons (Louisville) give the Seminoles and Cardinals the ACC's most complete secondaries.

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8dPhil Steele

A preseason top 25 without Alabama at No. 1

Last year's CFP teams all look like title threats again in 2016. But who can challenge Alabama's budding dynasty? Here's Phil Steele's top 40, which starts with Florida State.


CFB Preview 2016: No. 19 Louisville Cardinals

The Cardinals are solid almost everywhere, and potentially spectacular at QB with star Lamar Jackson. The trick is, can Louisville leap past ACC top dogs Clemson and Florida State?

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12dAndrea Adelson

ACC poised to change schedule format

The ACC football schedule is about to change. Whether that change means an increase to nine conference games is unclear at this moment.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham says senior Josh Harvey-Clemons is the most versatile player he has ever coached. "He's got more flexibility, position wise, than Alec Ogletree had for me when I was at Georgia," Grantham said. "He plays safety, plays nickel, he can play 'backer if he has to. He's really playing three positions on our defense, and he's done a really good job with them."

Team Stats

Passing Yards246.644th
Rushing Yards159.781st
Points For30.3Tied-59th
Points Against24.348th

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