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Louisville football announces full capacity at Cardinal Stadium for 2021

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Get those tailgate plans in order.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 02 Notre Dame at Louisville Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

U of L has announced that Cardinal Stadium will be operating at full capacity for the 2021 Louisville football season. The Cards play their first home game of the season on Sept. 11 when Eastern Kentucky comes to town.

“This is the news our fans have been waiting for,” said Vince Tyra, UofL Vice President/Director of Athletics. “We are BACK, my friends. We couldn’t be more excited to fill our house and welcome Card Nation back home. Get your tickets. Plan your tailgate. Bring your voice. Our football team and staff are so excited to see you. So am I. Let’s bring our Louisville Football life back to Floyd Street.”

The Cards will play seven home games this season, including a pair of high-profile non-conference games against Central Florida and Kentucky. The team will open its season on Labor Day night in Atlanta against Ole Miss.

Reassemble the tailgate crews. Call the buddies from your section. Fall Saturdays in Louisville are back.