Let me furnish some content from the October 21 on line edition of The Sporting News which had four references to UofL football.
The first was simply that someone we had offered chose to go elsewhere. We have been mentioned in that area almost weekly.
The second was in the "Feeling the Heat" article which lists Krags as on the number one hot seat. Some comments were "His teams are 13-17 in 2 1/2 years and have lost their last eight games against BCS teams and 10 of the last 12. Arrived in 2007 with with 17 starters returning from an Orange Bowl champion team and couldn't build on the momentum..... Lowlight: Two losses to a horrific Syracuse program in two tries; three losses to rival Kentucky."
Third is in the BE review which says last year we "appeared overmatched at times against quality competition. The problems that plagued the Cardinals then - penalties, turnovers and a decided lack of depth are the same ones that plague them now" which says things are not getting any better.
The fourth was in the "What We Learned" article which in part featured UC. It concludes with "It's probably safe to say that Cincinnati can find a way to beat Big East LIGHTWEIGHT (my capitalization) Louisville this weekend with Collaros. Or frankly, with you or I under center."
Lest you think one individual at TSN has a vendetta against us I point out that these four references were written by four different individuals. We have become a punching bag for analysts. And a laughing stock for opponents' fans.
Thank you Steve Kragthorpe.