Cards QB Gardner looking to transfer, according to his father
Louisville quarterback Will Gardner will not throw another pass for the Cardinals, according to his father, Glenn Gardner.
On Tuesday, the elder Gardner told the Courier-Journal that his son is “looking for a new home.”
"He’s just looking for a new home for next year, a new place to play," Glenn Gardner said. "He’s just going to transfer, going to move on in life."
Gardner, a junior, started seven games in 2014, but did not play a snap at quarterback this year. According to the Courier-Journal, the 6-5, 220-pound passer has asked for and been granted his release to transfer.
Gardner is scheduled to graduate on Dec. 18 with a degree in sports administration and can potentially play at another FBS school next season without having to sit out.
"He’s just looking for a place to play football, a place to get an opportunity," Glenn Gardner said.
For his career, Gardner has thrown for 1,781 yards and 14 touchdowns, while being intercepted three times.