We should have won that game.
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That is not what happened.
What we saw instead was UofL being the aggressor on both sides of the ball for most of the game. Adam Froman played a solid game in the new spread offense. He rushed and passed the ball well. He managed his team in a very hostile environment. He showed why he won the starting QB job. Bilal Powell continued to impress and provided an exciting new wrinkle in the offense, expertly running the WildCard package. New stars stepped as well. Josh Bellamy made some exciting catches on offense and BJ Butler looks like a certain four year star on defense.
All in all, UofL looked a balanced, competitive team for the first time in a long time. In boxing terms, even though we lost, we were the more active fighter.
Now as I said last week, I don't want to start tracking our moral victories. That's what the blue people did when they were rebuilding after their well-earned probation. That being said, UofL fans have to re-adjust their expectations for the season after this game. If we can maintain this level of play, we can certainly win the next two games. The
If Coach Strong can find seven wins in his first year with the hand he was dealt, we will truly know we have one of the most special coaches in college football.
Looking forward to next week, I fully expect
Final Prediction: 38-7, Go Cards!