Louisville Coach Bobby Petrino, left, and Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney met before last year’s meeting between the Cardinals and the host Tigers, won by Clemson 42-36. On Saturday night, Clemson’s defending national champions will be in Louisville to face reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson and U of L.
Louisville Coach Bobby Petrino, left, and Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney met before last year’s meeting between the Cardinals and the host Tigers, won by Clemson 42-36. On Saturday night, Clemson’s defending national champions will be in Louisville to face reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson and U of L. Rainier Ehrhardt Associated Press
Louisville Coach Bobby Petrino, left, and Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney met before last year’s meeting between the Cardinals and the host Tigers, won by Clemson 42-36. On Saturday night, Clemson’s defending national champions will be in Louisville to face reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson and U of L. Rainier Ehrhardt Associated Press

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About Mark Story

Mark Story

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.