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Louisville defense again top 25 nationally

Vance Bedford

NEW ORLEANS - University of Louisville defensive coordinator Vance Bedford and his players heard the questions all season about the U of L defense. The fans and pundits wondered what was wrong with the Cardinals' defense? Bedford said on Sunday morning, "nothing," noting the team ranked No. 25 in total defense and will play for in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2 against Florida.

Vance Bedford heard the whispers. The University of Louisville defensive coordinator said he knew – and his players also noted they heard – fans and pundits questioning the toughness and strength of the Cardinals' defense this season. After ranking No. 23 and No. 14 in total defense in the first two seasons of the Charlie Strong-era, Bedford said the expectations were high coming into the season... Recommended Stories

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