LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Cardinals will head to ACC Media Days in Charlotte this week.

U of L opens the season against number one Alabama in September. It will also be the first game for new defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder.

Junior linebacker Jon Greenard says VanGorder's scheme is very different than what fans saw last year.

"It's a lot more aggressive. He's using his players a lot more. We've got a lot of guys who excel in different traits, and they have traits that they can use to get to that point in a one-on-one matchup," he said, adding that, "I think he understands that, and the players understand that as well. We believe in him, and we just want to play for him and get better," Greenard said.

Wide receiver Jaylen Smith and Greenard are attending ACC media days for the Cards.  They will speak on Thursday.

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