Strong meeting with Jurich on Sunday?

Is Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich going to meet with Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong on Sunday to discuss the Cardinals football coaching job? Check inside for the latest news.....

Louisville's Tom Jurich is expected to meet with Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong Sunday to discuss the Cardinals job opening, ESPN.com's Chris Low reported Saturday. Low also reported that Strong could be named Louisville's new football coach as soon as Tuesday.

After Florida's SEC Championship game, Strong denied contact with Louisville, but not the rumor that he is interviewing with Jurich Sunday in Tampa, Florida, according to the Palm Beach Post.

"I don't know where all that is coming from - I have not talked to Louisville," Strong said repeatedly.

Strong, a finalist for the Broyles Award, given annually to the nation's best assistant, had a rough day Saturday against Alabama's offense in the SEC Championship game.

The Gators came into the game ranked as the nation's top defense, allowing just 9.8 points per game. But Alabama kept Florida's defense off-balance in a 32-13 win that propelled the Tide into the BCS national championship game. Florida had allowed only 235 yards per game this season, but allowed 490 yards against Alabama.

"We're very close friends and we've known each other for a ling time," Urban Meyer said of Strong before the Alabama contest. "He's as professional as there is so there's been no discussion [about Louisville] whatsoever. People are going to try to hire coaches from Florida."


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