The Cardinal Countdown: 76 Days Up Until Kickoff
Periodically on the days where the Cards don’t currently have a player on the lineup wearing that days number I’ll attempt and drop a fascinating fact or notable stat associating with that said number. ** I utilize the terms interesting and notable really loosely **.
The 2016 Louisville Cardinals had 76 Red Zone tries, setting a new Louisville record over the course of a single season. That team was able to transform 63 of those attempts into a score, for a scoring percentage of 82.89%.
In relation, the 2019 group just had 44 RZ attempts however converted them into scores at a similar clip to that of the 2016 team, converting on 36 efforts for a portion of 81.82%.