Rutgers,Louisville meet in send-off
The Cardinals will be in the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014, Rutgers is bound for the Big Ten. But before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools will square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members.
Louisville (5-0, 1-0) comes in averaging 44.4 points per game, four more than Rutgers (4-1, 1-0).
Cardinals junior quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Scarlet Knights counterpart Gary Nova have 29 combined touchdown passes, and both teams feature stingy run defenses.
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A person with knowledge of the plans told the Associated Press that Tennessee and Virginia Tech will play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn., in September 2016.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement was still in the works.
The Bristol Motor Speedway Commission announced plans for a news conference Monday for what it called a major announcement, but gave no details.
The speedway holds 150,000. The attendance record for college football is 115,109, set last month at Michigan Stadium for the Michigan-Notre Dame game.
A Tennessee spokesman said the school could not comment.