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Monday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

Alexis Nall was all of us Saturday night.

—Spread check: Virginia by 5.5.

—Louisville is No. 11 in ESPN’s updated ACC power rankings.

—Terry Rozier has a lengthy Q&A feature in GQ, the highlight of which has to be Terry expressing his disbelief that Urkel knows who he is.

You were saying that you notice yourself getting recognized a lot more. Was there a moment where you had to pinch yourself: “Damn, I got recognized by that guy?”

Man, Urkel. We were out to eat in LA. He was with his bodyguards. He got up to leave and he tapped me. “You had a great year.” Everybody knows who Steve Urkel is. That was nuts. It’s been crazy all summer. People can take it two ways. They can either be satisfied or it can be a thing where, “I want this to happen forever.” It’s definitely humbling and it’s a blessing. I want this to always be like this.

Since May, this man has been tweeted about by some of the most well-known people on earth, pulled on stage during a Drake concert, and yet the moment that leveled him was Urkel telling him he had a great year.

Also, Jaleel White both needing and being able to afford bodyguards in 2018 is the most shocking part of that answer.

—The 8th-ranked Louisville field hockey team took down No. 11 Northwestern, 1-0 on Sunday. The win was head coach Justine Sowry’s 100th at U of L.

—It is becoming increasingly apparent that Florida State’s players don’t care for one another.

—In related news, Tomahawk Nation examines how the Seminole offensive line got as bad as it is.

—Unlike another fake fair catch I can remember, North Texas’ fake fair catch against Arkansas on Saturday was planned and legal and pretty awesome.

—Love that Lamar Jackson is still looking out for one of his old coaches.

—The U of L women’s soccer team (7-1-0) kicked off ACC play with a 2-0 win over Pitt.

—Coming off their weekend visit to U of L, it’s looking like most recruiting analysts are expecting Samuel Williamson to commit to the Cards, while Jahmius Ramsey is trending towards Texas Tech.

—Russ has a history of being right when he says stuff like this.

—Shaquem Griffin may only be a rookie, but he’s already the most unique player in Madden History. Here’s a cool conversation with the techs at EA Sports on the importance of getting Griffin’s likeness correct.

—The U of L men’s soccer team moved to 2-0 in the ACC with a 1-0 win at Boston College Friday night.

—Get your Cunninghams straight, people.

—Streaking the Lawn takes an early look at what Virginia needs to focus on heading into this weekend’s game against Louisville.

—Underdog Dynasty recaps the Louisville-WKU game.

—Remember all that “the offense is actually going to be better without Lamar Jackson” talk?

—Western Kentucky quarterback Davis Shanley “played like a warrior” against Louisville.

—Gobbler Country (Virginia Tech) has Louisville at No. 6 in its Atlantic Division power rankings.

6. Louisville Cardinals: Louisville squeaked by Western Kentucky, 20-17, to earn their first FBS win of the season. The Cardinals started off slow. Really, really, slow… Two missed field goals, including one to tie the game, by the Hilltoppers helped. Louisville didn’t take the lead until the five-minute mark in the fourth quarter. Malik Cunningham again was the best part of the offense, but that offense still only managed 292 yards. They came away with the win, but the Cardinals do not look particularly imposing. Their match against UVA next week may determine which one of those programs is able to become bowl eligible.

—Nick is right, the Keelan Cole story is as unreal as his catch was yesterday.

—Big Red Louie gives a view from the student section against Western Kentucky.

—LJ Nesbitt recaps the ugly win over WKU for The Crunch Zone.

—Kenny Klein ribbon cutting video will always be posted on this website.

—Louisville City FC tied Riverhounds SC 2-2 Saturday night.

—London Iakopo is “doing good” after a scary injury Saturday night.

—Accepting yourself is the first step.

—The Cardinal Connect looks at the good, the bad and what’s next for Louisville football.

—Bilal Powell found the endzone for the Jets on Sunday.

—You can pre-order tickets to the Oct. 21 Red-White scrimmage by using the promo code “MACK.”

—Our apologies to the Nigerian national team.

—And finally, R&R is live from Khalil’s on Dixie today from 3-6. Bobby Petrino will join us at 5. You can listen here.