2019 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals wordmark.svg
Music City Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
Record8–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorDwayne Ledford (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBryan Brown (1st season)
Home stadiumCardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 65,000)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 2 Clemson x$^   8 0     14 1  
Louisville   5 3     8 5  
Wake Forest   4 4     8 5  
Florida State   4 4     6 7  
Boston College   4 4     6 7  
Syracuse   2 6     5 7  
NC State   1 7     4 8  
Coastal Division
Virginia x   6 2     9 5  
Virginia Tech   5 3     8 5  
Miami   4 4     6 7  
Pittsburgh   4 4     8 5  
North Carolina   4 4     7 6  
Duke   3 5     5 7  
Georgia Tech   2 6     3 9  
Championship: Clemson 62, Virginia 17
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2019 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville during the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. This was the team's the first season under head coach Scott Satterfield. The Cardinals played their home games at Cardinal Stadium, formerly known as Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Preseason

Preseason media poll

In the preseason ACC media poll, Louisville was predicted to finish last in the Atlantic Division.[1]

Media poll (Atlantic Division)
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Clemson 1209 (171)
2 Syracuse 913 (2)
3 Florida State 753
4 NC State 666
5 Boston College 588
6 Wake Forest 462
7 Louisville 253

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 28:00 p.m.No. 9 Notre Dame*ESPNL 17–3558,187
September 77:00 p.m.Eastern Kentucky*
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
ACCN ExtraW 42–048,808
September 144:00 p.m.vs. Western Kentucky*StadiumW 38–2122,665
September 213:30 p.m.at Florida StateESPNL 24–3546,530
October 512:30 p.m.Boston College
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
ACCRSNW 41–3946,007
October 127:30 p.m.at No. 19 Wake ForestACCNW 62–5924,434
October 1912:00 p.m.No. 3 Clemson
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
ABCL 10–4551,015
October 263:30 p.m.Virginiadagger
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
ACCNW 28–2148,689
November 93:30 p.m.at Miami (FL)ESPN2L 27–5253,111
November 167:30 p.m.at NC StateACCNW 34–2054,089
November 234:00 p.m.Syracuse
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
ACCNW 56–3446,769
November 3012:00 p.m.at Kentucky*SECNL 13–4548,336
December 304:00 p.m.vs. Mississippi State*
ESPNW 38–2846,850

[2]

Game summaries

Notre Dame

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 9 Fighting Irish 14 7 7 7 35
Cardinals 14 0 0 3 17

See also: 2019 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

Eastern Kentucky

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 0 0 0 0 0
Cardinals 14 0 14 14 42

See also: 2019 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football team

vs. Western Kentucky

1 2 3 4 Total
Hilltoppers 0 7 7 7 21
Cardinals 7 24 7 0 38

See also: 2019 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football team

at Florida State

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 7 10 7 24
Seminoles 21 0 0 14 35

See also: 2019 Florida State Seminoles football team

Boston College

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 15 7 10 39
Cardinals 14 14 3 10 41

See also: 2019 Boston College Eagles football team

at Wake Forest

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 21 10 14 17 62
No. 19 Demon Deacons 7 14 10 28 59

See also: 2019 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

Clemson

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 3 Tigers 3 14 7 21 45
Cardinals 0 3 0 7 10

See also: 2019 Clemson Tigers football team

Virginia

1 2 3 4 Total
Cavaliers 7 7 0 7 21
Cardinals 7 0 7 14 28

See also: 2019 Virginia Cavaliers football team

at Miami (FL)

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 7 7 6 27
Hurricanes 21 14 17 0 52

See also: 2019 Miami Hurricanes football team

at NC State

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 7 20 7 34
Wolfpack 0 10 0 10 20

See also: 2019 NC State Wolfpack football team

Syracuse

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 3 7 17 7 34
Cardinals 21 7 21 7 56

See also: 2019 Syracuse Orange football team

at Kentucky

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 6 7 0 0 13
Wildcats 7 10 14 14 45

See also: 2019 Kentucky Wildcats football team and Governor's Cup (Kentucky)

vs Mississippi State (Music City Bowl)

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 7 0 14 28
Cardinals 0 10 14 14 38

See also: 2019 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team and 2019 Music City Bowl

References

  1. ^ "Clemson Favored to Continue ACC Football Championship Run". theACC.com. Atlantic Coast Conference. July 22, 2019. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 Louisville Football Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved January 30, 2019.