The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, but both institutions have agreed to move the contest to Thursday night. The contest will be the first between the two universities since 1990, 1 68-0 win by the Cardinals.
Louisville finished the 2006 season with a 12-1 record, its first Big East Championship and a victory over Wake Forest in the FedEx Orange Bowl. U of L finished ranked sixth in the final AP Poll and seventh in the final USA Today Coaches Poll. The Cardinals also return 21 starters, who started at least one game, from last season's squad
The Cardinals lead the all-time series, 10-6.
The remainder of the Cardinals' 2007 schedule will be released at a later date.