Where else could you get photography of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium expansion during a snow storm? And who else would be zany enough to venture out in the mess to deliver the goods?

Work is proceeding at the stadium in spite of the white stuff, five inches already on the field. The seats are covered with the residue and the field resembles a snow-covered lake awaiting ice skaters

But piercing through the peaceful scene are the shrill sounds of forklifts, the whirring of drills and pounding of hammers, the electricians and carpenters working on the luxury suites.

Dozens of vehicles outside the football complex, indicating that Charlie Strong and crew are hard at work as well, dedicated to the challenge at hand, of restoring the University of Louisville football program to prominence.

What’s that? You want video, too? (Complaints about shaky video will be dealt with harshly.)

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By Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

7 thoughts on “Papa John Seats In White”
  1. I always knew you didn’t have sense enough to come in from the rain, Charlie…but this?

    Just kidding. Way to be there just like the postman.

  2. U b d man, Chas. Is there anything you won’t do for U of L football? Thanks for getting out there. Just seven more months to go.

  3. Man, that was some shaky video there Charlie!

    Just kidding … LOL Way to tough it out for the readership.

  4. Brrr. Let’s hope the ONLY time we see those seats covered in white is when WE aren’t in them for a game. Unless, of course, it’s a white-out game. Go Cards!

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