The crowd of 51,098 was treated to an MVP performance by Louisville's elite quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
The junior was nearly perfect against Miami, a program that he was once committed to. The Miami Northwestern product completed over 77 percent of his attempts for more than 440 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also ran for another score.
The three touchdown passes gave Bridgewater 31 on the season and established a new single season U of L record, passing Brian Brohm.
The Cardinals defense was stout all night, holding Miami under 200 yards. Led by All-American defensive end Marcus Smith, the Cardinals sacked Miami's Stephen Morris four times and registered 8 tackles for a loss.
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