LOUISVILLE CARDINALS INFORMATION:
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Stadium: Papa Johns Stadium
Conference: Big East Conference
Rivals: Kentucky Wildcats (Battle for the Bluegrass), Cincinnati Bearcats
Mascot: Cardinal Bird
Conference Championships: 2
Notable Alumni: Otis Wilson, Tom Jackson, Mark Clayton, Bruce Armstrong
Recent Bowl Games:
The University of Louisville first began competing in football in 1912. In 1963 the Cardinals joined the Missouri Valley Conference. From 1996 to 2005, Louisville played in the Conference USA, and then joined the Big East in 2005. The Cardinals hold 6 conference titles over the years. Louisville's traditional rivals include Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Memphis. Some of the great players to wear a Cardinal uniform include David Akers, Deion Branch, Ernest Givins, Tom Jackson and Johnny Unitas.
The Louisville Cardinals play their home games at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The stadium holds a capacity crowd of 42,000 fans. Visit Cardinal Stadium for a game and watch the players touch the bronze statue of Johnny Unitas for inspiration before a game. Plans for a massive stadium expansion look to coincide with Louisville's rise as a football power. Buy Louisville Cardinals football tickets today and watch these underdogs build themselves into a powerhouse!
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