Russ Smith taking return seriously

Louisville guard back for senior year to prove Russdiculous is a good thing

Originally Published: October 3, 2013
By C.L. Brown | ESPN.com

Russ Smith, equipped with headphones and clutching the bowl-like curve of a parabolic microphone, roamed the sidelines of the University of Louisville's recent football game against Florida International.

The charismatic shooting guard, who was the leading scorer on the Cardinals' 2013 national championship basketball team and third-team All-America, was working an internship with a local television station as part of his communication-major requirements.

But Louisville football ...

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