The Louisville Cardinals football team represents the University of Louisville in the sport of American football. The Cardinals compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are currently a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They are currently coached by head coach Scott Satterfield.

The Louisville Cardinals have played in 962 games since their inaugural 1912 season. The Cardinals have appeared in 20 bowl games and have claimed 8 conference championships. Louisville competes against the University of Kentucky Wildcats in the annual "Governor's Cup" rivalry game. Six coaches have led the Cardinals to the postseason since 1912.[1]

Head coaches

Years Coach Games Record (W-L-T) Winning %
1912–1913 Lester Larson 10 8–2 .800
1914 Dr. Bruce Baker 5 1–4 .200
1915–1916 Will Duffy 13 3–8–2 .272
1921–1922 Bill Duncan 14 4–9–1 .307
1923–1924 Fred Enke 17 8–8–1 .500
1925–1930 Tom King 48 27–21 .562
1931 Jack McGrath 8 0–8 .000
1932 C. V. Money 9 0–9 .000
1933–1935 Ben Cregor 23 4–18–1 .173
1936–1942 Laurie Apitz 54 22–29–3 .407
1946–1968 Frank Camp 215 118–95–2 .554
1969–1972 Lee Corso 42 28–11–3 .717
1973–1974 T.W. Alley 22 9–13 .409
1975–1979 Vince Gibson 56 25–29–2 .462
1980–1984 Bob Weber 55 20–35 .363
1985–1994 Howard Schnellenberger 112 54–56–2 .490
1995–1997 Ron Cooper 33 13–20 .393
1998–2002 John L. Smith 62 41–21 .661
2003–2006 Bobby Petrino 50 41–9 .820
2007–2009 Steve Kragthorpe 36 15–21 .416
2010–2013 Charlie Strong 52 37–15 .705
2014–2018 Bobby Petrino
(cumulative record)
62
(112)
36–26
(77-35)
.581
(.688)
2019–present Scott Satterfield 37 18–19 .486
1912–present Total 999 513-469-17 .522

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References

  1. ^ "Louisville Cardinals Coaches". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Louisville Database NCAA". nationalchamps.com. Retrieved January 30, 2016.