Jeff Brohm's jersey to be honored

michael@insidetheville.net
Posted Oct 12, 2006


Former University of Louisville quarterback and current QB coach Jeff Brohm will have his #11 jersey honored prior to the Cardinals Saturday afternoon contest against Big East rival Cincinnati

Former University of Louisville quarterback and current quarterbacks coach Jeff Brohm will have his No. 11 jersey honored prior to the Louisville-Cincinnati football game on Saturday, October 14.

Brohm played for the Cardinals from 1990-93 and is one of the best quarterbacks in school history. He ranks sixth in school history in passing yards with 5,451 and fourth in career touchdowns with 38.

As a senior in 1993, Brohm threw for 2,626 yards and 20 touchdowns and was the MVP of the Cardinals' Liberty Bowl win over Michigan State.

Brohm's career continued in the NFL in 1994 with the San Diego Chargers. The Louisville Trinity product also spent time with the San Francisco 49er's, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, and Cleveland Browns.

In 2001, Brohm earned first team All-XFL while playing for the Orlando Rage.

In 1998, Brohm was named Mr. Football for the state of Kentucky following a strong senior campaign at Trinity when he led the Shamrocks to a state championship. He was also named the Kentucky High School Player of the Decade for the 1980's.

Other honored jerseys: Bruce Armstrong, Doug Buffone, Ray Buchanan, Ernie Green, Tom Jackson, Joe Jacoby, Lenny Lyles, Otto Knop, Sam Madison, Frank Minnifield, Chris Redman, Otis Wilson and Dwayne Woodruff.

Johnny Unitas is the only former Cardinal great to have his jersey retired.



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