Former Card LeFors among Bridgewater's admirers

Published: Sep. 25, 2013 at 2:28 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 12, 2014 at 2:28 AM EDT
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Louisville, KY (WAVE) - If, as expected, #7 UofL beats Temple on October 5, Teddy Bridgewater will tie Stefan LeFors with 20 wins as a Cards starting quarterback.

Bridgewater is currently 19-7 as a starter. LeFors was 20-4.

LeFors is the head coach at Christian Academy, and has become one of Teddy's biggest fans. His Centurions are off to a school record 5-0 start in 2013.

"It's the little things that I think I see him do during the games, checking out of run plays, checking into a better run play," LeFors said. "Little things that maybe your everyday people won't notice, that I really enjoy watching him doing, and then just the way he operates in the pocket. He makes guys around him better and it's pretty much an extended handoff every time he throws the ball, he's so accurate with the football. It's just so fun to watch and I know great things are in store for him. Heisman or not, first pick or not, good things will happen for that kid and I'm excited for him."

In the 2013 season opener Bridgewater passed LeFors on the career yardage list and has so far knocked Stefan out of the top spot for career completion percentage, 66.3% to 66.0%.
"He's throwing the ball all over the field," LeFors said. "What I love about him is he's very poised, he's got great command of the offense. All the things that you hear about the good quarterbacks, and he's got all of it. He's never too high, he's never too low, and I know him a little bit from being down there and I know he's a better person. He's a great quarterback, but he's even a better person. You can't help but root for someone like Teddy. He's doing his thing, he's getting a lot of guys involved, and he's got command of the offense for that team and it's fun to watch."

The Cards and Temple kickoff at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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