The victory over the Drake Bulldogs capped a near-perfect season for the Cardinals. The Louisville Cardinals football team plays its home games at Cardinal Stadium.

His most memorable highlight was a fumble recovery that led to the tying touchdown in a stunning 13–13 deadlock at heavily favored Miami (FL) in 1950. Less than 36 hours earlier, Alyssa Thomas missed the majority of game two following a shoulder injury. Reed, Billy.

The stadium was expanded again in 2018 adding 5,800 seats to bring the stadium to a total capacity of 60,800 seats. Camp was responsible for moving away from the traditional KIAC competition and moving towards a more competitive schedule including match ups against some powerhouse traditional teams. On the receiving end would see great receivers including all-time NCAA reception setter Arnold Jackson (1997–2000), Ibn Green (1996–99) and a future Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch (2001–02). But St. Bonaventure kicked a last-ditch field goal and Louisville lost, 22–21. 59–70.

[17], Strong's 2013 Cardinals team posted a 12–1 overall record with a dominating victory over Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Following Lee Corso's departure Louisville's football program struggled mightily as fan support grew weaker and weaker.

Schnellenberger also took Louisville to the Liberty Bowl in 1993, where it defeated Michigan State. Unitas thought about leaving and transferring to Indiana. The stadium held 17,000 seats and was relief for players because they no longer had to play on a baseball field and it was well lit.

The Cardinals had hopes of playing in the BCS National Championship Game before losing at Rutgers in November. Days after the Syracuse loss, Petrino was fired with a 2–8 record.

The cheerleading squads are a national powerhouse with the large co-ed squad winning 15 National Cheerleaders Association Collegiate National championships (1985–86, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998–99, 2003–05, 2007–09, 2011), the all girl squad winning 9 championships (1998–99, 2001–05, 2009, 2011) and the small co-ed cheerleading squad winning 7 championships (2005–11). Presnell was a three-year letter winner at halfback for Nebraska, earning All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 1926 and 1927.
"Frank Camp: Cornerstone to the Cardinals." I’ve only dreamt and talked about this moment my entire life and for it to finally be here is a blessing. [citation needed]. Following Frank Camp's retirement, Navy defensive backs coach Lee Corso was hired to take over as Louisville's head football coach. The teams are coached by James Speed, Todd Sharp, Misty Hodges. The years between Corso's departure and Howard Schnellenberger's arrival are considered the dark years for Louisville football.

[citation needed]. Koster drew national attention to Louisville in 1926 by racking up 68 points in his first 2 games of the season.

The Louisville Cardinals football team represents the University of Louisville in the sport of American football.

Davis is one of the most decorated student-athletes to play for the Viking football program.

Cardinal Stadium was home to the Louisville Raiders football team from 1960 through 1962. The University of Louisville began playing football in 1912 where the Cardinals went 3–1. Camp's first African-American player was Lawrence "Bumpy" Simmons, a local product from Central High School. The group has been featured on ESPN, ABC World News Tonight, Oprah, Sports Illustrated, Extreme Makeover:Home Edition, just to name a few. Today, Corso is a well-known college football analyst for ESPN College Gameday.