Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard scoring catch late in the fourth backed
The victory provided a successful
The Cardinals outgained the Hurricanes, 336 yards to 244, in a ragged game offensively for both teams. Louisville's new 3-4 defense proved to be the difference with three takeaways, including one that followed a fumble by Cardinals quarterback Will Gardner inside his 15.
It was a spotty debut for Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya, a true freshman from West Hills Chamiade High. Kaaya completed 17 of 29 passes for 174 yards and a touchdown but had two passes intercepted.
Brown finished with career bests of 33 carries for 143 yards. Gardner completed 20 of 28 passes for 206 yards with two touchdowns.
Ash out this week
Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, will not play this week against Brigham Young after getting headaches and feeling dizzy in the hours following the Longhorns' season-opening win over North Texas. Ash took several hard hits to the head during the 38-7 win, but head Coach Charlie Strong said Monday that Ash showed no symptoms during the game. The Longhorns play
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has two cracked small bones in his back, an MRI test revealed. Petty took a hard hit to his back early in the 10th-ranked Bears' season-opening 45-0 win over SMU on Sunday and sat out the second half. The diagnosis was two cracked transverse processes, small bones that stick out from each side of a vertebra. Coach Art Briles said Petty was day to day.
Tide loses two