Charlie Strong has brought respectability back to Louisville in his first two seasons. Now there's hope he can return the Cardinals to their greatest heights in year three.
Strong has rebuilt the Cardinals after Bobby Petrino bolted for the NFL followed by the Steve Kragthrope era. Louisville is the preseason pick to win the Big East, and Strong is embracing those lofty expectations. He's telling his Cardinals to work hard to reach outsiders' lofty predictions.