Cards Finish Regular Season In Top 10

Posted Dec 5, 2004

For the first time in the history of the University of Louisville football program, the Cardinals have finished the regular season ranked among the nation's ten best programs.

Louisville finished the 2004 regular season ranked among the nation's Top 10 programs. Following their 55-7 win of the season, the Cardinals once again find themselves ranked No.7 in the Associated Press and No.8 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Polls.

Louisville will next face Top 10 Boise State on December 31 in Memphis at the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

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Click here for details about the Rick & Jeff Tours Liberty Bowl trip

NCAA Statistical Standings

                 SH = Season High
Category        Rank    Stat   SH
Total Offense:     1  536.73    1
Rushing Offense:  10  243.27    8
Passing Offense:   9  293.45    5
Pass Efficiency:   1  176.59    1
Scoring Offense:   1   50.27    1
Total Defense:    18  307.91    9
Rushing Defense:  20  110.91    7
Pass Defense:     32  197.00   27
Pass EfficiencyD: 24  109.03    7
Scoring Defense:  20   17.82    3
Net Punting:      93   32.96    1
Punt Return:      51   10.40   42
Kick Return:      49   20.77   45
Turnover Margain:  4    1.27    3

Pass Efficiency:  1st, Stefan LeFors
Total Offense:  31st, Stefan LeFors
Receptions/Game:  20th, J.R. Russell
Receiving Yards/Game:  24th, J.R. Russell
Interceptions:  9th, Kerry Rhodes
Scoring:  6th, Eric Shelton
Scoring:  8th, Art Carmody

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