Louisville hosts Virginia, seeking to become bowl eligible

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville’s season hasn’t gone as the Cardinals had hoped, even with Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson continuing to put up huge numbers.

Bowl eligibility that was considered a lock when the season began is currently tenuous for the Cardinals (5-4, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) after three losses in their past four league games. Last week’s bye provided Louisville an opportunity to refresh, and the immediate goal is reaching the six-win threshold for postseason eligibility as it tries to salvage the remainder of a disappointing fall. ”Obviously, we’d have liked to have been in the running for the conference championship,” coa...