2009 Louisville Cardinals football team

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2009 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals text logo.svg
Conference Big East Conference
2009 record 4–8 (1–6 Big East)
Head coach Steve Kragthorpe
Offensive coordinator Steve Kragthorpe
Defensive coordinator Brent Guy
Home stadium Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 40,000)
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 Cincinnati $   7 0         12 1  
No. 25 West Virginia   5 2         9 4  
No. 15 Pittsburgh   5 2         10 3  
Rutgers   3 4         9 4  
Connecticut   3 4         8 5  
South Florida   3 4         8 5  
Louisville   1 6         4 8  
Syracuse   1 6         4 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cardinals were coached by Steve Kragthorpe, who was in his third season at Louisville. The Cardinals played their home games at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals finished the season with a record 4–8 and 1–6 in Big East play. Kragthorpe was fired at the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:30 PM Indiana State* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY WHAS W 30–10   39,344[1]
September 19 12:00 PM at Kentucky* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Governor's Cup) ESPNU L 27–31   70,988[2]
September 26 7:30 PM at Utah* Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT CBSCS L 14–30   45,588[3]
October 2 8:00 PM Pittsburgh Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY ESPN2 L 10–35   39,948[4]
October 10 7:30 PM Southern Miss*dagger Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY ESPNU W 25–23   37,268[5]
October 17 12:00 PM at Connecticut Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT Big East Network L 25–38   40,000[6]
October 24 3:30 PM at No. 6 Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH (Battle for the Keg of Nails) ESPNU L 10–41   35,099[7]
October 31 3:30 PM Arkansas State* Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY WHAS W 21–13   21,497[8]
November 7 12:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV Big East Network L 9–17   55,334[9]
November 14 12:00 PM Syracuse Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY Big East Network W 10–9   33,223[10]
November 21 12:00 PM at South Florida Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL Big East Network L 22–34   49,388[11]
November 27 11:00 AM Rutgers Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY ESPN2 L 14–34   23,422[12]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

2009 Louisville Cardinals football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 15 Powell, BilalBilal Powell
T 78 Stingily, ByronByron Stingily
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 19 Patrick, JohnnyJohnny Patrick
DE 1 Scruggs, GregGreg Scruggs
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana State Sycamore vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Kentucky Wildcats Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 20, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Utah Utes Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 29, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 3, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 10, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Connecticut Huskies Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 20, 2009. Retrieved November 22, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 28, 2009. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 31, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 22, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Syracuse Orange vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. November 14, 2009. Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. South Florida Bulls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 22, 2009. 
  12. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2009. Retrieved December 6, 2009.