This is Bobby Petrino's third year at Louisville. He started by winning eight games in 2014. Last year he did that one better and won nine. Will the pattern continue? With Louisville's Over/Under for wins at an even 9, their backers have to hope so, since it will take a 10-win campaign to cash an Over ticket in 2016. Are these Cards up the challenge?

There's a lot of talk in the media about whether Louisville can make a run at the ACC title and one of the spots in the big "New Year's Six" bowl games. It's not out of…