Hawkins fuels Louisville in 48-16 rout of Florida St.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Javian Hawkins ran for a season-best 174 yards and a career-high three touchdowns for Louisville, which snapped a four-game losing streak Saturday by beating Florida State 48-16. But Louisville responded quickly, needing just 2:01 to tie it on a 9-yard run by Hawkins, one of his 16 carries on the day. That was the start of 28 straight points for Louisville, which never looked back. After the Cardinals defense forced a three-and-out on Florida State’s ensuing drive, Hawkins gave Louisville the lead for good on a 70-yard scoring run on the Cardinals next play. LOUISVILLE DEFENSE STINGYThanks to two second-half stands inside its 10-yard-line, Louisville held a Power 5 foe to less than 20 points for the second consecutive week.
No. 21 Pitt holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20
Louisville wide receiver Tutu Atwell (1) can't make a catch as Pittsburgh defensive back A.J. 24 Louisville 23-20 on Saturday. “They played fast, they played physical.”And they played exactly the way they knew they would play against the Cardinals. Pitt: The offense remains a bit of a mixed bag but the defense should give the Panthers a chance to win week in and week out. Pitt: Even with teams from conferences currently not playing being allowed into the polls this week, expect the Panthers to at least stay at 21 or perhaps even rise a bit.
No. 17 Miami runs past No. 18 Louisville 47-34 in ACC opener
18 Louisville 47-34 on Saturday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Miami (2-0) led 20-6 at halftime before Louisville (1-1) scored twice in a wild third to get within seven. Knighton also had a 3-yard TD run in the first half after King threw a 17-yard scoring pass to Will Mallory. The 'Canes had 10 chunk plays of at least 18 yards, including seven passing. The explosive plays, it was who we wanted to be.”Said Louisville coach Scott Satterfield, "Just too many big plays.
Week 2 Preview: Trevor Lawrence launches Heisman campaign
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, in Clemson, S.C. Lawrence is a candidate for the 2020 Heisman Trophy award. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)This college football season is already so odd that it’s unclear whether this is Week 1 or Week 2. 1 Clemson and Trevor Lawrence begin their season at Wake Forest, a solid opportunity for the star quarterback and preseason Heisman front-runner to launch a campaign. The Sooners' new starter is the first non-transfer to begin the season as QB1 since before Trevor Knight in 2014. One coach who could really use a win to start this season, though, is Les Miles of Kansas.
Williams (6 TDs) sets Miami mark, Canes top Louisville 52-27
Jarren Williams #15 of the Miami Hurricanes breaks a tackle against the Louisville Cardinals. Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham threw for two scores and ran for another, before he left injured in the second half. Williams broke the single-game mark of five shared by six other Miami quarterbacks - Bernie Kosar, Steve Walsh, Ken Dorsey, Brock Berlin, Kyle Wright and Stephen Morris. Miami: The Hurricanes tied their record for points in an ACC game with 52, done on four other occasions. If he starts against FIU on Nov. 23, Quarterman will tie William Joseph's school record of 50 straight starts.