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Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Posted on: July 10, 2011 7:13 pm
Edited on: July 10, 2011 7:28 pm

Posted by Jerry Hinnen

We thought we'd gotten Tyler Gabbert's transfer situation all settled, hadn't we? The ex-Missouri quarterback and younger brother of former Tiger star Blaine Gabbert was welcomed into the Louisville program with open arms by none other than Cardinal head coach Charlie Strong just 10 days ago.

But that arrangement might not have been as permanent as we (or Strong) thought. According to Mike Rutherford of Louisville blog Card Chronicle, sources have told both he and the local ESPN radio station that Gabbert will not in fact be part of the Cardinal program, and that he has already packed his bags for either home or a transfer destination still unknown.

We'd advise taking this with a grain of salt until either Gabbert himself or the Cardinals confirm the report (the latter probably won't happen until Strong returns from an overseas trip Wednesday). But it's not hard to see Gabbert deciding that maybe Louisville wasn't the place for him, given the pitched battle behind starter Will Stein and this quote from Gabbert's father after Strong had announced his arrival: 

“It’s safe to say Tyler will be enrolling somewhere and attending school next week,” Chuck Gabbert told Sporting News. “He will be attending class next week at his chosen university where he’ll be pursuing his college football career also.”

No, given the context, that hardly sounds like a full commitment to the Cards.

So nothing is yet written in stone where Gabbert is concerned; maybe he still winds up with Strong and coordinator Shawn Watson (who the Gabberts have long been close to) at Louisville, and maybe he doesn't. But if we had to put money on one or the other, at this stage we'd be forced to go with "doesn't." 


Since: Jun 29, 2011
Posted on: September 3, 2011 8:37 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

You are correct but if you look more closely at the article, or perhaps have a literate adult read it to you, you will see the author was referring to Tyler as the younger brother of former Tiger, Blaine Gabbert.  At no time did he suggest Blaine was transferring from L'ville.  Only Tyler.

Since: Jul 20, 2011
Posted on: July 20, 2011 3:24 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Hey numb nuts the competition is not even close to being on the same level. If mizzou played in your conference they would beat up on the weak competition and already would have gone to a major bowl game. Big east football sucks!

Since: Jul 19, 2011
Posted on: July 19, 2011 4:25 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Blaine was the number 10 overall pick in the draft this year and he is with the Jaguars....

Since: Mar 28, 2008
Posted on: July 12, 2011 10:13 am

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Gabbert better start looking at D2 Ball.  You don't get a second chance with Coach Strong and proof of that is they confirmed he has left the Cards and not coming back and Coach Strong reaction was no big deal we will just take a recruit from Alabama and Miss St by having Will Garder 3.5 star QB committing to Louisville yesterday after Gabbert trys to think what he wants to do. Missouri no longer wants him.

also Card top in attendace growth



Coach Strong top hire in 2010

The Top 10, as ranked by Athlon (read the full Top 20 here):
1. Charlie Strong, Louisville

2. Jimbo Fischer, Florida State
3. Brian Kelly, Notre Dame
4. Willie Taggart, Western Kentucky
5. Skip Holtz, South Florida
6. Derek Dooley, Tennessee
7. Mike London, Virginia
8. Lane Kiffin, USC
9. Sonny Dykes, Louisiana Tech
10. Todd Berry, Louisiana Monroe

Since: Oct 19, 2007
Posted on: July 11, 2011 10:01 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

this is a non story if he was any good he would have been with  a big  BCS school to begin with the only reason it is even being talked about is because of who his brother is or should I say was. where is he now?

Since: Jul 11, 2011
Posted on: July 11, 2011 6:05 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Jerry -- please, Please, PLEASE -- if you're gonna purport to be a "journalist", work on the grammar -- "...sources have told both HE -- ??? -- and the local ESPN radio station ..."  how 'bout HIM -- object of the preposition. 

Since: Nov 30, 2008
Posted on: July 11, 2011 1:54 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Has this punk even thrown a pass in college football?  It seems as if he's been talked about at more schools than he's thrown passes.  He better hope his brother has a successful career to support his sorry ass because no one wants anything to do with a spoiled brat with no talent.

Since: Dec 10, 2008
Posted on: July 11, 2011 12:46 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

hey tyler no big name football program is gonna toss the keys off their offense to you unless you earn it.....esp with your average at best talent. tate forcier is a hell lot better(just  a head case with out of line pops). do the smart thing and stay lville bc no other big name school is gonna give you a go....esp if neb and mizzou dont miss you at all.

Since: Jul 11, 2011
Posted on: July 11, 2011 12:32 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

I'm not bashing Mizzou.  Your fellow fan acted like going from MU to UofL was some huge step down.  I don't believe that to be the case.

Regarding Gabbert, I think both schools will be just fine without him.  From all indications he seems to be afraid of competition.  I never really understood him coming to Louisville in the first place. We have our qb of the future in frosh Teddy Bridgewater.  After redshrting Gabbert would have been in the same class as him...

Since: Oct 11, 2009
Posted on: July 11, 2011 12:31 pm

Tyler Gabbert's transfer destination still TBD?

Somehow i think if the two switched leagues, these records would look more like this since 2001:

Missouri 107-19
Louisville 51-74

The Big East is a farce.
Mizzou wins at least 4 Big East crowns with the teams they have.
Gee, i wonder if Louisville wins the Big 12? Uh. No.

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