Russell Athletic Bowl: UM vs. Louisville | Sat., Dec. 28, 2013

  • Louisville's Terry Bridgewater stretches before the game.The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Duke Johnson on the sidelines before the game. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Stephen Morris warms up before the game. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Hurricanes gang tackle the Cardinals Dominique Brown in the second quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Olsen Pierre deflects a pass by the Cardinals Teddy Bridgewater in the second quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Curtis Porter pursues the Cardinals Senorise Perry in the second quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • UM's Ladarius Gunter deflects a pass intended for the Cardinals Damian Copeland in the first quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's quarterback Stephen Morris pass is deflected by the Cardinals Marcus Smith in the first quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Ladarius Gunter, (37), celebrates with teammates after Miami sacks the quarterback in the end zone in the first quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Gus Edwards is taken down by the Cardinals Charles Gaines in the first quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Hurricanes and UM mascot Sebastian the Ibis charge the field. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Dallas Crawford breaks a tackle in the second quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater score early in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater score early in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater scores early in the fourth quarter as he is pursued by Miami's Deon Bush. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater score early in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater score early in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater scores early in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Teddy Bridgewater throws a touchdown pass in the third quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Mami fans react as their team trails in the game. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Stephen Morris is sacked by the Cardinals Marcus Smith in the third quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater looks to pass in the third quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Stephen Morris passes in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater breaks a tackle by Miami's Thurston Armbrister in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater breaks a tackle by Miami's Thurston Armbrister in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater breaks a tackle by Miami's Thurston Armbrister in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Stephen Morris is pressured by the defensive players Deiontrez Mount, (48), and Preston Brown, (2), in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Gus Edwards scores in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami's Anthony Chickillo watches the clock tick down in the fourth quarter. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville head coach Charlie Strong with the championship trophy. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando'ss Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater accepts the games MVP award. The Miami Hurricanes vs. the Louisville Cardinals during the Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando's Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF