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Card fans revel in season opener victory

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The nearly blowout season opener had some fans singing the praises of the University of Louisville Men's Football team.  Fans said they have been missing them since Sugar Bowl.

Season-ticket holders and father and daughter duo Charlie Hammond and Lauren Trotter have re-started their tradition of attending all the games.  Hammond said, "We love the Cards, we follow them wherever we can, I 've been bringing her since she was a little baby."  
 
They said even Lauren's first words were in support of their favorite team.  "It was go Cards, Cats suck," saidLauren Trotter. 

The score was 28 to zip at halftime.  Some Bobcats fans started to trickle out.  U of L Fan Jason Meriwhether said, "The folks in green should leave when the score is like it is, it's time for them to go."

With the final score of 49-7, fan Hugh Hill said, "this is good, this is good seasoning for us, put a little bit on and eat it all up."  Fans said it is already shaping up to be a pretty good year.  
 
Hammond said, "It's going to be a good year guys, it's going to be a good year,  it's the year of the Card. '13 is the year of the Card."

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