Found June 27, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
It’s been a big week in recruiting for both the football and basketball programs at the University of Louisville. Earlier this week Charlie Strong landed two big time commitments and yesterday Rick Pitino landed his highest rated recruit in five years. That trend continued on Thursday morning as Charlie Strong landed his 17th commitment from the 2014 class. Just two days after taking an unofficial visit, Rashawn Shaw, a 6-foot-2, 228-pound, defense end from Fort Pierce, FL., has given Charlie Strong a verbal pledge. Shaw is rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals and is considered to be one of the top 20 defensive ends in the country. He chose Louisville over Arkansas, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Indiana, LSU, Michigan State, Iowa State, Mississippi State, Rutgers, South Florida, Tennessee, and West Virginia, among others. On his visit to Louisville on Tuesday, Shaw was accompanied by his high school teammate, Sharieff Rhaheed, a four-star defensive end/outside linebacker. ...

Charlie Strong’s Big Week Continues

Charlie Strong and his staff have had quite a week on the recruiting trail. They landed their fifth commitment of the week on Friday afternoon. Cameron Polk, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound, wide receiver from Indianapolis, IN., has verbally committed to Louisville. Polk is a three star prospect. He chose Louisville over the home state school Indiana. Polk also had scholarship offers from...

Charlie Strong Lands Another Commitment

The good news on the recruiting trail just keeps on coming. Less than eight hours after picking up a verbal commitment from defensive end Rashawn Shaw, Charlie Strong landed another verbal pledge. Danny Burns, a 6-foot-7, 320-pound, offensive lineman committed to Louisville on Thursday afternoon. Burns is rated as a three-star prospect. He has scholarship offers from Nebraska, Ohio...

Video: Louisville Lineman John Miller Mocks Coach Charlie Strong In An Amusing Vine

You know spirits are high in a college football program when the players are openly mocking their head coach and getting away with it. Louisville junior lineman John Miller, with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s obvious approval in the background, was caught mocking head coach Charlie Strong in a Vine video the school released Wednesday afternoon. It’s pretty funny – check it...

Three Star Ohio Running Back Commits To Louisville

LJ Scott, a 5-foot-10 210-pound running back from Marion, OH., gave Louisville a verbal commitment on Friday afternoon. Scott is the sixth player to commit to Louisville this week and the 21st member of Charlie Strong’s 2014 recruiting class. He took an unofficial visit to one of Louisville’s spring practices in April, but we hadn’t heard much about Scott since, but apparently...

Will Louisville Football Get Upset In 2013? A Certain Writer Thinks So

Pete Roussel, a former college football coach who now owns and operates, doesn’t think much of this year’s Louisville football team. Mr. Roussel appears to be of the opinion that Charlie Strong’s team may be underrated. Roussel published his big upset picks for the 2013 season and has Louisville getting upset not once, but twice. Below is an excerpt. Kentucky...

Cam Polk picks Cardinals

Cam Polk of Fischers (Ind) Hamilton Southeastern has held Louisville at the top of his list throughout the spring and on Friday he called Charlie Strong to commit. Cardinal Authority spoke with Polk about his decision.

Teammates making Tuesday visit

A pair of highly sought after teammates are visiting Louisville on Tuesday. The duo made the trip from the Sunshine State to visit with Charlie Strong and learn more about what the Cardinals program has to offer.

Number One

Three-star DE/LB prospect Rashawn Shaw of Fort Pierce (Fla) Central made the trip north to visit Louisville this week and he tells Cardinal Authority that the experience has put Charlie Strong's program on top.
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