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Louisville senior WR DeVante Parker's "frame is pretty close to that of A.J. Green," wrote ESPN's Mel Kiper.

"The length is supplemented by his really long arms, and when you add in his good leaping ability you have a player with a tremendous catch radius," Kiper wrote. Parker, who missed the Cardinals' first seven games after breaking a bone in his left foot in late-August, returned to field in style on Saturday, hauling in nine passes for 132 yards in against North Carolina State. "Parker has good bloodlines -- his dad was a RB at Louisville -- and is an extremely hard worker going back to high school, where coaches raved about how he prepared like a pro," Kiper wrote. "He'll be one next year, and there's a good chance it comes by way of Round 1."
Oct 21 - 6:56 PM

TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline notes that Louisville senior edge rusher Lorenzo Mauldin "has done nothing to disappoint during the first half of the year."

"Mauldin was highly regarded by scouts entering the season and has done nothing to disappoint during the first half of the year. The athletic front seven prospect has forced the action as a pass rusher, runs down ball carriers in pursuit and also lends a hand on coverage units," Pauline wrote. In the Cardinals victory over North Carolina State, the 6-foot-4, 243-pound Mauldin recorded 5 tackles with 1 for loss, 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry. Pauline adds that, Mauldin is a prospect "with the ability to make a late dash up draft boards assuming good pre-draft performances at the Senior Bowl and combine."
Oct 20 - 4:42 PM

Louisville senior RB Michael Dyer went off for 173 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries in Saturday's triumph over North Carolina State.

To put this performance in perspective, Dyer entered the day with 65 rushing yards and zero touchdowns on 26 carries. All season. Of course, Dyer's health has been an issue throughout, costing him a few games at the start of the season. "He was powerful, decisive and elusive, all the things he usually is when he's fully healthy," the Louisville Courier-Journal wrote of the performance. The talent has always been apparent: Dyer rushed for 1,242-yards as a sophomore at Auburn in 2011.
Oct 18 - 7:31 PM

In his return to the field, Louisville senior WR DeVante Parker (toe) hauled in nine passes for 132 yards in Saturday's win against North Carolina State.

Parker missed the Cardinals' first seven games after breaking a bone in his left foot in late-August. Though he didn't reach the end zone, Louisville QB Will Gardner followed in Teddy Bridgewater's footsteps by targeting Parker early and often. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound Parker (55 receptions for 885 yards and a UL-record-tying 12 touchdowns last year) is one of the nation's best WR prospects. With a 4.39 forty, a 10-foot, 10-inch broad jump, an 80-inch wingspan, and a ridiculous catch radius, Parker is a likely future first-rounder. Rotoworld's Josh Norris ranks Parker as the No. 2 draft-eligible receiver, behind Oklahoma's Dorial Green-Beckham.
Oct 18 - 7:16 PM

Louisville redshirt sophomore Will Gardner has regained his starting QB spot.

Reggie Bonnafon started the last two contests, but Gardner gets the nod against NC State. DeVante Parker, one of the top receivers in all of college football, is inching his way back to returning, and his ability to win at the catch point will only help Gardner.
Oct 15 - 10:59 AM

Louisville sophomore WR James Quick had six catches for 101 yards in Saturday's win against Clemson.

He now has 29 receptions for 449 yards (15.5 YPC) and three touchdowns through seven games. Quick appeared in nine games in his true freshman season last year. He isn't yet draft eligible, but has NFL potential. Quick, a former Kentucky Mr. Football and five-star recruit, was rated as the No. 3 wide receiver by Scout.com when he came out of high school.
Oct 12 - 3:50 PM

Louisville senior WR DeVante Parker is not in pads during pregame warmups.

In other words, Parker is in street clothes and almost certainly not playing. The receiver was evaluated on Thursday and Friday in the hopes of making his debut, but Parker will have to wait a little longer to show that his broken left foot is healed.
Oct 11 - 2:52 PM

Louisville freshman WR Cameron Polk has been dismissed after he was cited for drug charges.

The receiver, who joined the team in January, was cited for possessing and trafficking marijuana, hydrocodone pills and codeine syrup, per the Louisville Courier-Journal. The team is expected to get top receiver DeVante Parker back this week.
Oct 11 - 11:30 AM

After being sore from practice this week, Louisville senior WR DeVante Parker's status for Saturday's game against Clemson is still uncertain.

Beat writer Jeff Greer reports Parker's evaluation on Thursday and Friday night will be telling. The receiver is Louisville's best player, but he has missed the entire season after breaking a bone in his left foot in late-August, Parker is dominant at the catch point when bringing in contested catches.
Oct 10 - 10:02 AM

Louisville redshirt sophomore QB Will Gardner fully participated in practice on Monday.

Gardner has missed the last two contests, against Wake Forest and Syracuse, but it seems he will return against Clemson. The timing is good, as the Cardinals top prospect in receiver DaVante Parker is also expected to play.
Oct 8 - 10:14 AM

Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino said there’s a "good chance" senior WR DeVante Parker will play in Saturday’s game against Clemson.

Parker has missed the first six games after breaking a bone in his left foot during a practice in late-August. The 6-foot-3, 208-pounder (55 receptions for 885 yards and a UL-record-tying 12 touchdowns last year) is one of the nation's best wideout prospects. With a 4.39 forty, a 10-foot, 10-inch broad jump, an 80-inch wingspan, and a ridiculous catch radius, Parker is considered by many to be a future first-rounder. Rotoworld's Josh Norris ranks Parker as the No. 2 draft-eligible receiver, behind Oklahoma's Dorial Green-Beckham. "Body control to make contested catches off the ground is obvious," Norris wrote. "High points extremely well. Creates that sliver of space to win against tight coverage. Aggressively works back towards his QB on comebacks."
Source: Rotoworld
Oct 7 - 11:45 PM

Louisville redshirt sophomore S Gerod Holliman leads the FBS in interceptions with seven.

Holliman has recorded an interception in every game but one (Murray St.) this season. The safety recorded two picks against Virginia and FIU, coincidentally in back to back weeks. Holliman was forced to redshirt his first season in 2012 following a shoulder injury.
Oct 7 - 10:40 AM

Louisville senior RB Michael Dyer "was never anything more than late round material on a good day," believes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.

"After Michael Dyer rushed for 1,242-yards as a sophomore during the 2011 campaign, which came on the heels of his record setting 1,093-yard freshman season, many pegged him as a first rounder. I never bought into that opinion," Pauline wrote. Dyer hasn't done much since he was dismissed by Auburn and signed with Louisville. This season, he's rushed for only 65 yards on 26 carries (2.5 YPC). "Dyer was a wait for the hole to open ball carrier with average physical skills and was never anything more than late round material on a good day," Pauline wrote.
Oct 6 - 6:37 PM

Louisville freshman QB Reggie Bonnafon will start for the second straight game against Syracuse.

Head coach Bobby Petrino said there is a chance regular starter Will Gardner will be available, but only as a backup. Against Wake Forest, Bonnafon completed 16 of 32 attempts for 206 yards. He also rushed for 46 yards.
Oct 1 - 1:40 PM

Louisville senior WR DeVante Parker's broken foot is recovering on or ahead of schedule.

The team will have more info on when he is expected to return, but Parker is already running and working out. Parker was initially given a timeline of 6-8 weeks back on August 25. Josh Norris lists Parker as his No. 2 overall receiver.
Oct 1 - 12:00 PM


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