2010 Louisville Cardinals football
Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg Champions
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
2010 record7–6 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachCharlie Strong (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Sanford (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorVance Bedford (1st season)
Home stadiumPapa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Big East football standings
v · d · e 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 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 college football season. The Cardinals were led by head coach Charlie Strong, who was in his 1st 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 St. Petersburg where they defeated Southern Miss 31–28.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Kentucky Wildcats vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100907062258/http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=302470097. Retrieved September 4, 2010.
  2. "Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 15, 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100915003417/http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=302540097. Retrieved September 12, 2010.
  3. "Louisville Cardinals vs Oregon State Beavers Box Score". CBS College Sports. http://www.uoflsports.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2010-2011/game03.html. Retrieved September 19, 2010.
  4. "Louisville Cardinals vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=302752032. 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. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=303030221. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  9. "Louisville Cardinals vs. Syracuse Orange Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 9, 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20101109181440/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=303100183. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  10. "South Florida Bulls vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 17, 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20101117234304/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=303170097. 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. http://web.archive.org/web/20101126165337/http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=303240097. Retrieved November 21, 2010.
  12. "Louisville Cardinals vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 1, 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20101201131719/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=303300164. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  13. "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=303550097. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
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