Clay's Clincher: Louisville Love For Super Mario

Slowly but surely, the thoughts around the Louisville football program concerning former Los Fresnos star Mario Benavides have been shifting.

From: "Oh, no, how will a redshirt freshman from a school I've never heard of ever replace one of the finest linemen in Cardinals history?"

To:"Hey, this guy has a chance to be a pleasant surprise this year!"

And eventually: "Can you believe we had Eric Wood & Mario Benavides for 8 straight seasons?"

The road to the NFL starts here for the Falcon-turned-Redbird.

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