U of L announces changes to 07 football slate

Date changes and television announced for 4 additional games

The University of Louisville has announced four major changes to its football schedule for the 2007 season.

The season opener and debut of first-year head coach Steve Kragthorpe on Thursday, August 30 against Murray State, will be televised by ESPNU at 7:30 p.m.

The Cardinals will play on Thursday night for the second consecutive week as the Middle Tennessee State game, which was originally slated for Saturday, September 8, will be moved to Thursday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m. The game will be shown on ESPN2.

The Louisville-Utah game, which was scheduled for Saturday, October 6, is being moved to Friday, October 5 and will also be televised by ESPN.

The Cardinals will play on Friday night again on ESPN later in the month when they travel to face Connecticut on October 19 at 8:00 p.m.

U of L now has six games slated for national television, which already included the Thursday night games against West Virginia and Rutgers in November.

2007 Schedule Changes
Thursday, August 30 Murray State @ Louisville 7:30PM ET ESPNU
Thursday, September 6 Middle Tennessee St. @ Louisville 7:00PM ET ESPN2
Friday, October 5 Utah @ Louisville 8:00PM ET ESPN
Friday, October 19 Louisville @ Connecticut 8:00PM ET ESPN

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