1951 Louisville Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–4
Head coach
Home stadiumParkway Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 Virginia     8 1 0
Maryland State     7 1 0
Arkansas State     10 2 0
Stetson     8 1 2
Florida State     6 2 0
Northeast Louisiana State     6 2 0
Miami (FL)     8 3 0
Tampa     7 3 1
Delaware     5 3 0
Memphis State     5 3 0
Sewanee     5 3 0
Louisville     5 4 0
Chattanooga     6 5 0
Grambling     3 5 1
Navy     2 6 1
Delta State     1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 1951 college football season. Future NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas was in his freshman year on the team.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29at WayneW 28–12
October 5Boston UniversityL 7–39
October 13at CincinnatiL 0–38
October 19Xavier
  • Parkway Field
  • Louisville, KY
L 6–47
October 27at St. BonaventureL 21–226,500[1]
November 2NC State
  • Parkway Field
  • Louisville, KY
W 26–2
November 10Houston
  • Parkway Field
  • Louisville, KY
W 35–28
November 17Washington & Lee
  • Parkway Field
  • Louisville, KY
W 14–7
November 23Mississippi Southern
  • duPont Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 14–131,200[2]

Team players in the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
John Brewer Back 28 329 Philadelphia Eagles

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References

  1. ^ "Field Goal in Last 3 Seconds Tops Louisville, 22–21, for Bona". The Sunday Press (Binghamton, NY). October 28, 1951. p. 3D – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "U.L. downs M.S. 14–13 in muddy season finale". The Courier-Journal. November 24, 1951. Retrieved March 30, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "1952 NFL Draft Listing". Archived from the original on 2010-11-21. Retrieved 2018-03-28.