The road doesn't look difficult for the U of L football team.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – It's never too early for scoreboard
watching in college football. Louisville's 32-14 victory over Kentucky Sunday
at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium wasn't the only thing U of L had to celebrate –
or that Kentucky had reason to fear.
Check the opening weekend performances of the teams that sit
ahead on the Louisville and Kentucky schedules.
Ten of Louisville's 11 future opponents played – and five lost.
(Cincinnati was idle.)
The news was not as encouraging for Kentucky. All 11 of the
Wildcats' remaining opponents played. Only one lost. That was Vanderbilt, which
looked good while losing to Georgia.
Kentucky's next two games certainly sit in the Must Win
category – Kent State and Western Kentucky.
Louisville gets Missouri State, which lost to Kansas State,
51-9. Then comes a visit from North Carolina.
But FIU (Duke), Southern Miss (Nebraska) Pittsburgh
(Youngstown State) and Syracuse (Northwestern) all opened their seasons with
The Cards still could be an underdog at Southern Miss on
Sept. 29, but they should be favored in every other game.