These five former Louisville football players could hear their name called on day three of the 2020 NFL Draft This week we are watching on the edge of our chairs, as one rookie turns a fumble into a touchdown and another adds up four touchdowns in a single game! This could be a big year for Atwell’s draft prospects. He showed off a strong arm and good accuracy on his deep ball last season, hitting his receivers in stride, and was fairly accurate when throwing on the run. His focus this season is on catching every pass that comes his way, he said. Avery, one of Louisville's most experienced players, tallied 93 tackles, three sacks and six pass break ups, showing off his ability to play in coverage and in the box. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. Take a look at the top 10 photos from Week 5. What changed? Thanks to an explosive offense and players with a lot of versatility, the Cardinals could see a handful of players drafted. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. The following 188 pages are in this category, out of 188 total. Pages in category "Louisville Cardinals football players" The following 187 pages are in this category, out of 187 total. G. Newman Lowrance/2011 G. Newman Lowrance, G. Newman Lowrance/G. With another strong year, he could garner some interest from a lot of NFL teams. Burns began his college career as a defensive back at Ohio State and moved to linebacker in Bryan Brown's 3-4 defense. He threw for 2,061 yards and was one of the most efficient quarterbacks in the country, with a rating of 194. He'll get another year to improve at linebacker, and now that he understands his role in Brown's defense, he's expected to take another step forward. Louisville football could have multiple players drafted in the 2021 NFL draft. Cunningham is an intriguing prospect. That alone should pick up some interest from teams. In Week 5, we saw Tom Brady make a catastrophic mental mistake on Thursday Night Football, a terrible injury in an NFC East showdown, and football on a … This category is for football players at the University of Louisville. Next year's wide receivers class could be loaded, highlighted by LSU's Ja'Marr Chase, but Fitzpatrick should hear his name called at some point next April. After seeing Mekhi Becton go in the first round of the 2020 NFL draft. He’s tallied 208 tackles in his career, along with 15 tackles for a loss. Atwell has that same level of speed and is coming off a 1,000-yard season. The 6-foot-3, 230-pound linebacker is the most experienced player on Louisville’s defense, and as the mike linebacker, he's asked to be one of the quarterbacks of the defense. The NFL Draft and NFL Draft Logo are copyright of the National Football League and in no way are owned by Ourlads Scouting Services LLC. He's a 5-11, 230-pound weakside linebacker who will be one of the centerpieces of next year's defense. In this week's edition of the Next Gen Stats Photo Essay, NFL Research's Zach Feldman dissects the numbers behind the most intriguing storylines heading into Week 6. 'I'm a different player':How Micale Cunningham overcame an injury to have a breakout year. College Football; Baseball; Basketball; College Basketball; Picks by College: All Draftees. Etheridge enters his final season with upside. More Cards football:Amid COVID-19 pandemic U of L offers more options for season tickets, donations. He's a versatile backer who can play in 3-4 or 4-3 base defenses. Louisville has produced numerous outstanding football players, take a look at the top former Cardinals that are currently in the NFL. Newman Lowrance2012. but he ultimately decided to return to Louisville for his senior season. He excelled in Scott Satterfield’s offense. The Chiefs took their first loss, Dak Prescott suffered a gruesome injury and the Seahawks clinched a win in the final seconds of SNF. He’s already shown his ability to be used as a vertical threat, jet sweep speedster and reverse quarterback, but if he can build off last year’s success and show that he is a well-rounded receiver, he could make a big splash in the draft. Louisville Football: Former Cardinals in the NFL 0 of 24 O ne of the best aspects of college football is that a fan has the ability to watch a player grow throughout their career. Atwell has the highest ceiling of any Louisville draft-eligible prospect simply because of his breakaway speed. Playing the "Card" position, which is often used as a nickle linebacker, Burns showed he could play strong against the run and the pass when he tallied 83 tackles, 11 for a loss, one interception and one fumble recovery, and made plenty of big plays. NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.The team names, logos and uniform designs are registered trademarks of the teams indicated. Mekhi Becton became Louisville's eighth first round pick in the NFL Draft since 2014. All rights reserved. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. 25 overall and was the first wide receiver off the board in the 2019 NFL draft. Wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer said he thought if Fitzpatrick had left for the 2020 draft, he would have been a mid-round pick. Louisville's eighth first round pick in the NFL Draft. Louisville has produced numerous outstanding football players, take a look at the top former Cardinals that are currently in the NFL. © 2020 Read more:Mekhi Becton went from a top-60 prospect to a top-10 lock in the NFL draft. Brown, a speedy receiver who ran a 4.32 40-yard, was drafted No. Here are six players to watch, three on each side of the ball. His numbers took a slight hit last year in the first year of Brown’s defense, but that’s probably more of an impact of missing a half against Kentucky and Mississippi State, along with Burns and Avery hogging their fair share of tackles. 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