Will Gardner wins Louisville QB job

Updated: August 25, 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville coach Bobby Petrino has selected sophomore Will Gardner as the Cardinals' starting quarterback for their Sept. 1 season opener against Miami.

A backup last season to star Teddy Bridgewater -- now with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings -- Gardner played in six games and completed 8 of 12 passes for 112 yards and two touchdowns.

Gardner was considered the favorite following a good spring, but still had to prove himself in fall camp. Petrino said he did that, ...

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