Brown and Smith headed to Shrine Game

University of Louisville seniors Preston Brown and Hakeem Smith are both participating this weekend in the East-West Shrine Game to be played in St. Petersburg, Fla. The two were key figures on U of L's defense that helped the Cardinals go 12-1 this season.
January 13, 2014

Hakeem Smith set for record game with Cards

University of Louisville senior safety Hakeem Smith will start his 51st game for the Cardinals - a new school record - in the Russell Athletic Bowl. He is a four-year All-Conference performer.
December 16, 2013

Interceptions set stage for victory

CINCINNATI - A pair of first quarter interceptions proved to be crucial in Louisville's 31-24 overtime win at rival Cincinnati. Cardinal Authority spoke with Charles Gaines and Hakeem Smith about their big plays.
December 6, 2013

Key Moments: Louisville 31 Cincinnati 24

CINCINNATI - A look at some of the key spots from Nippert Stadium
December 5, 2013

Louisville's fifth-year seniors

The University of Louisville football team will say goodbye to 20 seniors on Saturday before a noon game against Memphis. Among the seniors will be seven who are fifth-year seniors for the Cardinals. Here's a look at those players.
November 22, 2013

Cardinal defense makes statement in win

The University of Louisville defense continues to improve and on Thursday night it further cemented their claim as one of the nations best squads. Eight sacks and four interceptions were the story in the Cardinals 24-10 win over visiting Rutgers.
October 10, 2013

Cardinals defense ready to lock in

The University of Louisville will host conference rival Rutgers to Papa John's Cardinal Stadium for a prime time contest on Thursday night.
October 9, 2013

Position series: defensive backs

Cardinal Authority is running a position series as a new preseason football feature to help you get familiar with the entire University of Louisville roster. The seventh day of the series takes a look at the Cardinals defensive backs.
August 21, 2013