Depth Charts: Louisville vs. Eastern Kentucky

The Cardinals return home from Atlanta for their home-opener against the Colonels.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Following a trip to Atlanta, Ga. to open up the 2021 season, the Louisville football program is making the return to Cardinal Stadium with their home-opener against Eastern Kentucky. Kickoff is set for Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m. EST.

Here are the depth charts for both Louisville and EKU:

Louisville (0-0, 0-0 ACC)

Offense

Quarterback
3 Malik Cunningham (6-1, 200, R-Jr.)
6 Evan Conley (6-2, 206, So.)

Running Back
15 Jalen Mitchell (5-10, 221, R-Fr.)
19 Hassan Hall (6-0, 204, Jr.)
23 Trevion Cooley (5-10, 200, Fr.)
36 Maurice Burkley (6-0, 209, R-Sr.)

Left Tackle
70 Trevor Reid (6-5, 303, Jr.)
68 Michael Gonzalez (6-4, 298, Fr.)

Left Guard
55 Caleb Chandler (6-4, 313, R-Jr.)
67 Luke Kandra (6-4, 309, Fr.)

Center
66 Cole Bentley (6-3, 315, Sr)
61 Bryan Hudson (6-4, 310, R-So.)

Right Guard
74 Adonis Boone (6-5, 317, Jr.)
71 Joshua Black (6-2, 294, R-Fr.)

Right Tackle
56 Renato Brown (6-4, 309, R-Fr.)
60 Desmond Daniels (6-5, 270, Fr.)

Slot Receiver
4 Braden Smith (5-10, 185, So.)
or 11 Josh Johnson (5-11, 187, R-Sr.)
5 Shai Werts (5-11, 193, R-Sr.)

Wide Receiver (X)
1 Jordan Watkins (5-11, 194, Fr.)
9 Ahmari Huggins-Bruce (5-10, 165, Fr.)
88 Jaelin Carter (6-2, 215, Jr.)

Wide Receiver (X)
18 Justin Marshall (6-3, 211, R-Jr.)
or 8 Tyler Harrell (6-0, 194, R-So.)
88 Jaelin Carter (6-2, 215, Jr.)

Half Back
83 Marshon Ford (6-2, 237, So.)
41 Isaac Martin (6-1, 250, R-Jr.)

Tight End
84 Dez Melton (6-3, 250, R-Fr.)
44 Francis Sherman (6-3, 248, R-Fr.)

Defense

Defensive End
41 Ramon Puryear (6-3, 264, R-Fr.)
29 Tabarius Peterson (6-3, 262, R-Sr.)

Nose Tackle
92 Malik Clark (6-2, 295, R-Jr.)
or 99 Dezmond Tell (6-1, 276, Fr.)
90 Jacques Turner (6-1, 290, R-Sr.)

Defensive End
6 YaYa Diaby (6-4, 273, Jr.)
97 Ashton Gillotte (6-2, 253, Fr.)

Outside Linebacker (Dog)
22 Yasir Abdullah (6-1, 235, Jr.)
or 11 Nick Okeke (6-3, 249, R-Jr.)

Mike Linebacker
9 C.J. Avery (5-11, 227, Sr.)
23 K.J. Cloyd (6-2, 215, So.)

Weakside Linebacker
7 Monty Montgomery (5-11, 220, R-Jr.)
44 Dorian Jones (6-0, 230, R-Fr.)
24 Jaylin Alderman (6-1, 215, Fr.)

Outside Linebacker (Card)
38 Jack Fagot (6-0, 202, R-Jr.)
14 Marvin Dallas (6-1, 195, Jr.)

Cornerback
2 Chandler Jones (5-10, 188, Jr.)
28 Trey Franklin (5-10, 180, So.)

Strong Safety
12 Qwynnterrio Cole (6-3, 190, Sr.)
10 Benjamin Perry (6-2, 201, Fr.)

Free Safety
27 Kenderick Duncan (6-3, 216, R-Sr.)
25 Josh Minkins (6-2, 201, Fr.)
10 Benjamin Perry (6-2, 201, Fr.)

Cornerback
13 Kei'Trel Clark (5-10, 172, So.)
21 Greedy Vance (5-10, 162, Fr.)

Special Teams

Placekicker
32 James Turner (6-0, 208, So.)
40 Brock Travelstead (6-1, 200, Fr.)

Kickoffs
40 Brock Travelstead (6-1, 200, Fr.)
37 Ryan Chalifoux (6-1, 191, R-Sr.)

Long Snapper
24 Mitch Hall (6-1, 213, Sr.)
38 Drew Brenowitz (5-10, 210, So.)

Holder
93 Brady Hodges (6-1, 180, Fr.)
49 Mark Vassett (6-4, 215, Fr.)

Punter
49 Mark Vassett (6-4, 215, Fr.)
93 Brady Hodges (6-1, 180, Fr.)

Kick Returner
19 Hassan Hall (6-0, 204, Jr.)
1 Jordan Watkins (5-11, 194, Fr.)

Punt Returner
4 Braden Smith (5-10, 192, So.)
11 Josh Johnson (5-11, 187, R-Sr.)

Changes from Louisville's Ole Miss Depth Chart:

  • None

Eastern Kentucky (1-0, 0-0 ASUN)

Offense

Quarterback
18 Parker McKinney (6-3, 208, R-So.)
9 Cord Sandberg (6-3, 222, R-So.)

Running Back
25 Da’Joun Hewitt (5-10, 205, R-Fr.)
4 Kyeandre Magloire (6-0, 200, Fr.)

Left Tackle
74 Payton Collins (6-6, 280, R-Fr.)
70 Vincent Munlin Jr. (6-6, 240, Fr.)

Left Guard
52 Tucker Schroeder (6-4, 295, R-Jr.)
62 John Stone (6-3, 285, Fr.)

Center
79 Brad Davis (6-4, 303, Sr.)
76 Tex Bailey (6-4, 300, R-Fr.)

Right Guard
54 Zack Ferris (6-5, 311, R-So.)
75 Josiah Ezirim (6-6, 282, So.)

Right Tackle
72 Drew Hart (6-7, 302, R-So.)
77 Corey Diaz (6-6, 315, So.)

Tight End
13 Dakota Allen (6-4, 225, R-Jr.)
82 Malik Owens (6-5, 250, R-Fr.)

Wide Receiver
16 Mo Edwards Jr. (6-3, 195, R-So.)
17 Keke McFadden (6-4, 215, R-So.)

Wide Receiver
6 Matt Wilcox Jr. (5-10, 185, Sr.)
85 Bryant Johnson (6-2, 170, Fr.)

Wide Receiver
88 Jaden Smith (5-10, 180, Fr.)
83 Ethan Bednarczyk (5-10, 190, Fr.)

Defense

Defensive End
3 Quinten Floyd (6-2, 285, R-Jr.)
0 TK McLendon Jr. (6-5, 270, Jr.)

Defensive Tackle
97 Ryan Jackson (6-2, 290, Fr.)
92 Shane Burks II (6-1, 298, R-Jr.)

Defensive End
17 Roland Walder (6-3, 250, R-Sr.)
94 Kelton Dawson (6-3, 258, R-Jr.)

Outside Linebacker (JACK)
44 Ubong Udom (6-3, 265, R-S4.)
55 Jadyn Bost (6-2, 230, Fr.)

Outside Linebacker (SAM)
33 Matthew Jackson (6-2, 205, R-Jr.)
14 Je’Vari Anderson (6-0, 226, r-Sr.)

Will Linebacker
36 Kyle Bailey (6-0, 215, Sr.)
15 Kaleb Lundy (6-2, 200, R-Fr.)
28 Jaylen Herrurd (6-3, 214, Fr.)

Mike Linebacker
22 Eli Hairston (6-3, 220, So.)
23 Elijah Ford (6-2, 215, Fr.)

Cornerback
21 Roy Baker (6-2, 200, R-Sr.)
12 Josh Hayes (6-0, 185, R-Sr.)

Strong Safety
8 Jaden Woods (6-0, 180, So.)
10 Nic Cheeley (6-1, 180, R-Fr.)

Free Safety
11 Joseph Sayles (6-0, 187, Jr.)
31 Kmare Carey (6-1, 190, R-So.)

Cornerback
1 John Blunt Jr. (6-1, 180, R-So.)
5 Davion Ross (5-10, 165, So.)

Special Teams

Kickoffs
46 Patrick Nations (6-0, 182, R-Fr.)
39 Mason Molique (6-1, 160, R-Fr.)

Placekicker
46 Patrick Nations (6-0, 182, R-Fr.)
39 Mason Molique (6-1, 160, R-Fr.)

Punter
87 Phillip Richards (6-4, 215, Jr.)
46 Patrick Nations (6-0, 182, R-Fr.)

Long Snapper
69 Jonathan Duff (6-0, 215, Fr.)
48 Grant Glennon (6-3, 233, R-Jr.)

Holder
87 Phillip Richards (6-4, 215, Jr.)
9 Cord Sandberg (6-3, 222, R-So.)

Kick Returner
5 Davion Ross (5-10, 165, So.)
4 Kyeandre Magloire (6-0, 200, Fr.)

Punt Returner
6 Matt Wilcox Jr. (5-10, 185, Sr.)
88 Jaden Smith (5-10, 180, Fr.)

(Photo of Marshon Ford: Dale Zanine - USA TODAY Sports)

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