Bridgewater set to enter NFL Draft

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Updated: January 1, 2014

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater
will reportedly skip his senior season and enter the NFL Draft.

ESPN was the first to break the news and the Louisville Courier-Journal soon
followed.

Bridgewater was considered a Heisman Trophy candidate entering his junior
season and had a strong 2013 campaign. He completed 71 percent of his passes
for 3,970 yards with a school-record 31 touchdowns and just four interceptions
in 13 games.

Louisville finished 12-1 and concluded the season with a 36-9 rout of Miami-
Florida in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Bridgewater threw for 447 yards with
three scores and also ran for a touchdown in the lopsided victory.

The Miami native appeared in 39 games in three years for the Cardinals and was
28-8 as the team’s starting quarterback. He threw for 9,817 yards with 72
touchdowns and 24 interceptions, earning Big East Rookie of the Year honors as
a freshman and Big East Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore.