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1987 Louisville Cardinals football team

The 1987 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cardinals, led by third-year head coach Howard Schnellenberger, participated as independents and played their home games at Cardinal Stadium.

1987 Louisville Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
1987 record3–7–1
Head coachHoward Schnellenberger (3rd season)
Home stadiumCardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 36,103)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami (FL)           12 0 0
No. 4 Syracuse           11 0 1
No. 2 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 15 South Carolina           8 4 0
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Penn State           8 4 0
No. 17 Notre Dame           8 4 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Northern Illinois           5 5 1
West Virginia           6 6 0
Tulane           6 6 0
Army           5 6 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Akron           4 7 0
Cincinnati           4 7 0
Louisville           3 7 1
Temple           3 8 0
Tulsa           3 8 0
Navy           2 9 0
Virginia Tech           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 5TulaneW 42-4032,242
September 12Cincinnati
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY (rivalry)
L 0-2533,392
September 19at PurdueT 22-2263,125
September 26Murray State
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 34-1029,231
October 3Southern Miss
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 6-6520,647
October 10Marshall
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 31-3421,658
October 17at No. 4 Florida StateL 9-3253,114
October 24Akron 
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 31-1018,743
October 31at TulsaL 22-2619,742
November 7at No. 19 TennesseeL 10-4192,084
November 14at Memphis StateL 8-4320,418
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1987 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  2. ^ "Louisville - 2018 Football Media Guide - page 204". www.guide.provations.com. University of Louisville. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  3. ^ "Louisville - 2018 Football Media Guide - page 194". www.guide.provations.com. University of Louisville. Retrieved January 7, 2019.