September 6, 2011

Defense could be name of the game for young Cards

The pressure appeared to be mounting on the University of Louisville defense, much as it had been all evening -- only to an even greater extent.

With the Cardinals' offense struggling -- to put it nicely -- Murray State had scored a touchdown minutes earlier to trail 21-9 and now had the ball again on its own 14-yard line after yet another empty offensive possession by UofL.

If Murray could pull off a few big plays and put together a long drive here, suddenly it would be game-on, with the Cards staring at a possible embarrassing defeat by a mid-level Football Championship Series (FCS) team on its own turf.

Were you worried, Dexter?

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