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Louisville vs Kentucky (Football)

November 29, 2016

With a trip to the Orange Bowl and a Heisman Trophy on the line, the Louisville Cardinals took on in-state rivals Kentucky on Saturday. Most believed this game would be a cake walk for the Cards, but Kentucky was able to shake up Louisville on both offense and defense, leading them to their first Governor’s Cup victory in 5 years.

 

Kentucky wide receiver Jeff Badet (13) and Garrett Johnson (9) celebrate after Johnson scored a touchdown on Kentucky's opening drive during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky wide receiver Jeff Badet (13) and Garrett Johnson (9) celebrate after Johnson scored a touchdown on Kentucky’s opening drive during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Tempers flare during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Tempers flare during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs the ball during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs the ball during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Cardinals cornerback Jaire Alexander (10) breaks up a pass intended for Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Jeff Badet (13) during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Cardinals cornerback Jaire Alexander (10) breaks up a pass intended for Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Jeff Badet (13) during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs the ball during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs the ball during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky Wildcats safety Mike Edwards (27) and  cornerback Chris Westry (21) during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky Wildcats safety Mike Edwards (27) and cornerback Chris Westry (21) during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky Wildcats wide receivers Dorian Baker (2) and Ryan Timmons (1) celebrate after a touchdown during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky Wildcats wide receivers Dorian Baker (2) and Ryan Timmons (1) celebrate after a touchdown during the college football game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats on November 26 in Louisville, Ky.

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