The Cardinals will play their first BIG EAST Conference football game against South Florida on September 24 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., at 6:45 p.m. The game will be carried live by ESPNU. The Cardinals dropped a 30-27 double-overtime decision to the Bulls in 2003.
The North Carolina game on October 8 at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium is scheduled to be the first broadcast for the new home for Cardinal sports, WHAS TV. The game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. with Ari Wolfe, Doug James and Wil Woolford calling all the action.