The Gophers (9-0), one of 13 remaining undefeated teams in Division I, face easily their toughest test with the Cardinals on Saturday at the home of the Arizona Cardinals.
"We do have a chance," Smith said. "Playing in Phoenix gives no one an advantage. It'll be a matter of coming together on this particular day and playing our best. We've got to play to their level, and I think we can play with Louisville."