LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A young Louisville football team that managed to earn a share of the Big East title last year is aiming even higher this fall.
Speaking at the team's media day on Wednesday, coach Charlie Strong said "The expectations are out there. There's no way we can hide from it now."
Louisville received 24 of 28 first-place votes in the Big East's preseason poll released last week and Strong, now in his third season, said his team can reach that mark if their attention stays on improving as individuals rather than outside chatter.
Despite returning 18 starters, this team still needs to find itself, Strong said, in part due to its small senior class. Last year was filled with freshman contributors who will be asked to fill some of the leadership void.
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