Kevin Ware gave pregame speech in corridor prior to title game vs. Michigan [Photo]

Photo courtesy Matt Norlander's Instagram account

Photo courtesy Matt Norlander’s Instagram account

Kevin Ware may be facing a long recovery period after suffering a compound fracture in his leg, but he is just as emotionally invested in Louisville’s championship hopes vs. Michigan as anyone else sporting Cardinals red.

Prior to the 2013 NCAA championship game, Ware gave his teammates a pep talk in the corridor of the Georgia Dome.

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