Both Louisville and West Virginia will open the 2006 season with in-state foes, and while there is a certain amount of interest in those contests, the real game that both teams are looking forward to comes two months later.
On the first weekend of the college football season, West Virginia
squares off against Kentucky
. The hype mongers are already out in full force for these games, touting them as versions of Alabama-Auburn or Oklahoma-Oklahoma State, but knowledgable fans know the real grudge match will be played on November 2, when the Mountaineers travel to Louisville for a Thursday night date on national television.
Join Michael McCammon of InsidetheVille.com and Kevin Kinder of BlueGoldNews.com as they discuss the parallel paths to be taken by the Mountaineers and Cardinals on the way to this highly-anticipated contest.
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