Cards will open '07 against Murray State

This will be the first meeting between the two programs since 1990

The University of Louisville football team will open its 2007 season against in-state rival Murray State on Thursday, August 30 at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

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.

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