Bumped from diaries
I read this in paper this morning between sobs. I am just posting here to make sure everyone has chance to see it. We will miss you Brian. You are one class act.
To the City of Louisville and all Cardinal fans:
My football career thus far has been filled with countless memorable experiences, from the three state titles we won at Trinity to the Orange Bowl victory to our come-from-behind senior night win over Rutgers. You have been there for me and my family through the good and the bad, the highs and the lows, and through everything you have shown your unwavering support. You have always believed in me, and for that I will be forever grateful.
When I decided to return for my senior season, I did so because I love being a student and an athlete at the University of Louisville. Every second I wore the Cardinal uniform was special to me. The things our team experienced over the past four years have made us not only better players but, most importantly, better people. I look forward to watching the Cards compete and excel in the coming years under the leadership of Coach Steve Kragthorpe and Mr. Tom Jurich.
As much as I am looking forward to the next chapter in my life, I am also saddened by the thought of leaving. I have been a Louisville Cardinal my entire life, from listening to stories of my dad's playing days to running around old Cardinal Stadium as a kid watching my older brothers. This school and this city hold a special place in my heart that words can't describe, and I intend to remain an active part of this community that has given so much to our family.
Thank you, Cardinal fans, from the bottom of my heart. I will carry your love and support with me always. Regardless of where my next stop may be, I will forever be a Louisville Cardinal. Louisville will always be my home.