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Cards, fans gearing up for tonight's 2014 season opener

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The University of Louisville and Cardinal fans are gearing up for Monday's 2014 season opener and the team's first game as part of the ACC.

The Cards face Miami at 8 p.m. at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. 

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Fans are encouraged to be on hand for the first CardMarch of the season when head coach Bobby Petrino and the Cardinals enter the stadium at 5:45 p.m.

Co-branded Cardinal ACC eye black will be distributed to fans before the game at the StreetFest alumni association tent and tailgating lots.

Louisville native and UofL alum Olivia Henken from NBC's The Voice is scheduled to sing the national anthem during special pre-game festivities.

A full stadium interactive FanCam and card stunt behind the visitors sideline will take place at the conclusion of the first quarter.

ACC student body presidents will be features prior to a half-time fireworks show.

Tonight's game airs live on ESPN.

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