When it was discovered that Louisville received Wake Forest’s playbook from Wake Forest’s own radio announcer, Louisville went on the defense, saying Tommy Elrod, the announcer, reached out to Louisville with the inside info.
But now, in a report from The Courier-Journal, cell phone records show Louisville assistant Lonnie Galloway called Elrod the week before the game, not the other way around.
No one disputes that Wake Forest radio analyst Tommy Elrod shared plays with U of L co-offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway before the teams played in November. Who initiated the conversation that led to the play-sharing, though?
That’s less clear after the Courier-Journal obtained cell phone records covering mid-October to mid-December that show it was Galloway who called Elrod three days before the Nov. 12 game.
Galloway talked on Nov. 9 for 25 minutes with Elrod, who is Galloway’s longtime friend and former coaching colleague on Wake Forest’s staff, according to the university’s response to the Courier-Journal’s open records request.
That doesn’t line up with what Jurich acknowledged in a statement issued Dec. 14 that stated “Lonnie received a call from Elrod during the week of the Wake Forest game, and some information was shared with him that week.”
In summary, questions aren’t completely answered as to what really happened in the exchange of the playbook. But we do know Tom Jurich is a liar, Bobby Petrino is a liar and Louisville is still the lyingest athletic department to ever lie.