Lorenzo Mauldin may still play

Updated: August 28, 2013, 12:29 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin was released from a hospital Wednesday after a moped accident, but his status for the Cardinals' season opener Sunday against Ohio is still unknown.

The school said in a release that "evaluations continue to be positive" after Mauldin was hit by a vehicle while riding his moped on campus Tuesday morning.

Mauldin's availability for the opener will be determined over the next few days. The junior is listed as a starter on the depth chart.

Mauldin left Jewish Hospital after being held overnight for observation following the accident. He wasn't wearing a helmet, but coach Charlie Strong said the 6-foot-4, 243-pounder complained only of "pain and soreness" when he visited him.

Strong said that junior B.J. Dubose is ready to play Sunday if Mauldin can't go.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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