2010 Louisville Cardinals football team

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2010 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals text logo.svg
Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl champion
Conference Big East Conference
2010 record 7–6 (3–4 Big East)
Head coach Charlie Strong (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Mike Sanford (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Vance Bedford (1st season)
Home stadium Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Connecticut $+   5 2         8 5  
West Virginia +   5 2         9 4  
Pittsburgh +   5 2         8 5  
Syracuse   4 3         8 5  
South Florida   3 4         8 5  
Louisville   3 4         7 6  
Cincinnati   2 5         4 8  
Rutgers   1 6         4 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cardinals were led by head coach Charlie Strong, who was in his first season. They played their home games at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium and were members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 7–6, 3–4 in Big East play and were invited to the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, where they defeated Southern Miss, 31–28.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 3:30 p.m. Kentucky* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky (Governor's Cup) ABC L 16–23   55,327[1]
September 11 3:30 p.m. Eastern Kentucky* Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Kentucky WHAS W 23–13   51,427[2]
September 18 5:30 p.m. at Oregon State* Reser StadiumCorvallis, Oregon FSNNW L 28–35   45,379 [3]
October 2 7:00 p.m. at Arkansas State* ASU StadiumJonesboro, Arkansas ESPN3 W 34–24   25,219[4]
October 9 2:00 p.m. Memphis*dagger Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Kentucky ESPN3 W 56–0   48,427[5]
October 15 8:00 p.m. Cincinnati Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Kentucky (Keg of Nails) ESPN L 27–35   55,106[6]
October 23 3:30 p.m. Connecticut Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Kentucky ESPNU W 26–0   48,591[7]
October 30 12:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh Heinz FieldPittsburgh, Pennsylvania ESPN3 L 3–20   48,562[8]
November 6 12:00 p.m. at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York ESPN3 W 28–20   40,735[9]
November 13 12:00 p.m. South Florida Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Kentucky ESPNU L 21–24 OT  43,887[10]
November 20 12:00 p.m. West Virginia Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Kentucky ESPN3 L 10–17   51,772[11]
November 26 11:00 a.m. at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ESPN2 W 40–13   37,422[12]
December 21 8:00 PM vs. Southern Miss* Tropicana FieldSt. Petersburg, Florida (Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg) ESPN W 31–28   20,017[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kentucky Wildcats vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 15, 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs Oregon State Beavers Box Score". CBS College Sports. Retrieved September 19, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  5. ^ http://courier-journal.stats.com/cfb/recap.asp?g=201010090100&e=2010_06_0100&home=100&vis=101&final=true
  6. ^ http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=302880097
  7. ^ http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=302960097
  8. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Syracuse Orange Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 9, 2010. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  10. ^ "South Florida Bulls vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 17, 2010. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  11. ^ "West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. November 20, 2010. Archived from the original on November 26, 2010. Retrieved November 21, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Louisville Cardinals vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 1, 2010. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 21, 2010.