Festive Atmoshpere Scheduled For Spring Game

For the second straight season, the University of Louisville Annual Red-White Spring Game, presented by UPS and Chase Bank, will be more than just a football game, it will be an event.

The kickoff for the Red-White game is scheduled for Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, and will be televised live by ESPNU with Eric Collins, Kelly Stouffer and Kent Taylor calling all the action.

Tailgate lots will be available to Cardinal fans starting at Noon, while the gates to the Stadium will open at 4:00 p.m. Live radio remotes by KISS, WQMF and WAMZ are slated from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and will provide fans with music and entertainment, while the Kid's Zone will have inflatables for kids of all ages.

Concession stands will be open throughout the Stadium and food will also be available outside of PJCS.

Head coach Bobby Petrino will announce team awards from the 2004 Liberty Bowl and Conference USA Championship season at halftime, and the out-going senior class will be presented their game jerseys by former Cardinal and NFL greats. Former Louisville and NFL players scheduled to return are: Dave Ragone, Klaus Wilmsmeyer, David Akers, Dewayne White, Frank Minnifield, Lenny Lyles, Otis Wilson, Ernest Givins and Chris Redman.

Following the game, players and coaches will be made available to sign autographs for 30 minutes on the field and a post-game concert by Nappy Roots will also follow.

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