Four ex-U of L players sign with NFL teams

The day after the NFL Draft ended and three former University of Louisville football players have signed free agent contracts with NFL teams. Check out where Adrian Bushell, Mario Benavides, Alex Kupper and Jeremy Wright are headed.
April 28, 2013

Benavides at 300 pounds and ready for the NFL

Another look at a former University of Louisville player hoping to get his name called later this week in the NFL Draft. Mario Benavides finished his career in the Sugar Bowl for the Cardinals but hopes he has plenty more games left in the NFL.
April 22, 2013

Benavides and Kupper set for All-Star game

Two former University of Louisville football players – Alex Kupper and Mario Benavides – will take a major step towards what they hope is a professional football career on Saturday night. The two offensive linemen will participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Both players talked with Cardinal Authority about the event and their future.
January 19, 2013

Inside Cardinal Football: Weekly notebook

It's been a week since the University of Louisville winning the Allstate Sugar Bowl over Florida and the season is over. But Cardinal Authority will still bring you weekly notebooks as the information becomes available. Here's a look at some of the happenings surrounding the program:
January 10, 2013

Benavides talks career, honors and Sugar Bowl

Mario Benavides' impressive career at the starting center for the University of Louisville has one more game left. The senior recently visited with Cardinal Authority and discussed his time at U of L, being a Rimington Trophy finalist, the Sugar Bowl and more.
December 21, 2012

Benavides, Strong, Bridgewater land honors

The University of Louisville football team is headed to the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl to face Florida. The Cardinals are 10-2 and have already picked up a few postseason awards. Here is an update on a few from Monday:
December 3, 2012

Cards credit 'Wet Ball Wednesday' drill

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Really, no football team is ever prepared for the awful conditions the University of Louisville faced on Saturday night against Southern Mississippi. But because of a drill the offense does each Wednesday, the Cardinals were as prepared as they could be with the torrential rain.
October 1, 2012

Friday Louisville football notebook

The University of Louisville football team has moved up in the polls and is hoping to move up to 2-0 after Saturday's home game against Missouri State. Here are a few notes and nuggets about the Cardinals heading into the weekend.
September 7, 2012