College Football kickoff week 1 continues in Sunday matchup between Kentucky Wildcats vs Louisville Cardinals with start time at 3:30pm today. Check this page for Wildcats vs Cardinals live score updates and highlights.
Louisville coming into this season ranked No. 25 in the AP poll and a preseason pick to win the Big East. Coach Charlie Strong credited about the program he has brought two years ago.
Louisville boast it's top defense that are "good down the middle" with center Mario Benavides and last year's Big East rookie of the year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. All-Big East best in offense safety Hakeem Smith as the defensive anchor to replace Dexter Heyman. Juniors nose tackle Brandon Dunn and linebacker Preston Brown (84 tackles) return as starters.
But sophomores wide receiver Michaelee Harris will miss the season with tore the ACL in his left knee. Louisville won 24-17 against Kentucky on the road last Sept. 17 that highlights two TD's passes from Bridgewater.
Meanwhile Wildcats which finished 5-7 last season will be lead by sophomore quarterback Maxwell Smith, who threw for 819 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions in eight games last year. Smith will count on senior receiver La'Rod King who caught seven touchdowns and had 598 yards receiving last year.
Kentucky is composed of younger players this season having 26 sophomores, at will likely be in trouble with their defense plus the 7th worst passing yards in the country last season. Check this page for Wildcats vs Cardinals live score updates and highlights.
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At 3:39 Wright rushed for 1 yard touchdown (2pt attempt converted, Stein pass to Smith) UK 0 - 8 LOUI
At 14:10 Maxwell Smith passed to Tyler Robinson for 1 yard touchdown UK 7 - 8 LOUI
At 11:44, Perry rushed for 47 yard gain UK 7 - 15 LOUI
At 5:03 Wright rushed for 14 yard touchdown UK 7 - 22 LOUI
At 9:15 John Wallace kicked a 22-yard field goal UK 7 - 25 LOUI
At 4:46 Wright rushed up the middle for 1 yard touchdown UK 7 - 32 LOUI
At 3:12 Maxwell Smith passed to La'Rod King for 5 yard touchdown UK 14 - 32 LOUI