No. 8 Louisville (3-0) at Kansas St (3-0), 12:10 pm EDT
MANHATTAN, Kansas (Ticker) - Hunter Cantwell will start behind
center as No. 8 Louisville looks to continue overcoming its
injury woes Saturday against Kansas State.
Already without running back Michael Bush, who is out for the
year with a broken leg suffered in the season opener, the
Cardinals (3-0) lost star quarterback Brian Brohm for up to six
weeks with sprained ligaments in his right thumb in a 31-7
trouncing of then-No. 17 Miami last weekend.
Cantwell, who also filled in for Brohm late last season after
the starter suffered an ACL tear, completed 3-of-4 passes for
113 yards and a score and Kolby Smith rushed for a pair of
touchdowns in the romp.
Kansas State (3-0) remained perfect on the season with last
weekend's 23-7 victory over Marshall. Ron Prince has a chance to become the first coach in
school history to win his first four games.
The defense of the Wildcats has not yielded a touchdown in the
last eight quarters. Marshall's lone score came off a blocked
While the Wildcats rank 14th in total defense (229.33 yards per
game) and 12th in scoring defense (10.0), Louisville is first in
both total offense (563.67) and scoring offense (50.67).
This will be the first meeting between the schools.
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New K-State coach Ron Prince has a chance to become the first coach in school history to win his first four games. To do so, the Wildcats must stop the nation's best offense (51 ppg., 570 ypg).