--Came out of nowhere and started making the most immaculate Louisville basketball highlight videos ever.
--Has managed to keep his true identity a mystery.
--Is accompanied by his own superhero theme music at all times.
2. Charlie Strong
--Named Big East co-coach of the year in his first season as a head coach.
--Led Louisville to its first bowl appearance, bowl victory, and winning season in four years.
--Is poised to bring in the most highly-touted recruiting class in U of L football history.
3. Austin Montgomery
--Introduced us (and Providence) to Bryce Cotton.
--Piggybacked CC through the summer with his prose.
--Established himself as Card Chronicle's "WorldWide Wes and William Shakespeare rolled into one person."
4. Ken Lolla
--Led Louisville to its first College Cup appearance and was named National Coach of the Year in the process.
--Gave us no choice but to watch non-World Cup soccer for the first time in 85% of our lives.
--Made the U of L soccer scarf a last-minute Christmas must-have.
So now it falls to you. Who is the Card Chronicle Man of the Year?
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