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Louisville basketball got some bad news today when four-star point guard recruit Quentin Snider decommitted from the Cardinals via Twitter. The move left U of L fans, coaches and fellow commits confused.
— JaQuan Lyle (@JMamba5) July 31, 2013
Now that Snider has opened his recruitment back up, programs – around 25, according to Cardinal Authority’s Jody Demling – have been calling to inquire about where he wants to play. The first school to offer Snider a scholarship? Minnesota.
Quentin Snider’s first scholarship offer after de-committing from Louisville comes from Minnesota per Snider’s dad, Scott.
— Jody Demling (@jdemling) August 1, 2013
Remember now, Rick Pitino’s son, Richard is now the head coach for the Golden Gophers. Can you imagine the irony if Snider chose one over the other?
We’ll keep you updated on where Snider lands.
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According to multiple sources close to the situation, four star point guard and Louisville native Quentin Snider has decided to reopen his recruitment.
Snider informed Rick Pitino of his de-commitment shortly before 5 PM on Wednesday afternoon. He committed to Louisville in August of 2011 on the same day he received a scholarship offer.
It’s been well noted that Snider grew up...
Jeff Goodman, a college basketball Insider for ESPN recently surveyed more than 200 college coaches and got their thoughts on who the most feared assistant coaches are on the recruiting trail. In an Insider article on Wednesday afternoon, Goodman ranked the top 21 most feared assistant coaches based on the feedback he got from the college coaches. Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts...
For three consecutive years there was no doubt in my mind that Quentin Snider would be in a Louisville uniform in 2014. The thought of him playing his college basketball anywhere else just didn’t make sense. Unfortunately, I was wrong. Since his de-commitment on Wednesday afternoon, Snider has not been contacted by Rick Pitino or his staff and Louisville is no longer an option...
Preseason #9 Louisville Cardinals just got a big boost. Former Auburn and Arkansas State running back Michael Dyer will enroll at Louisville and is eligible immediately. Fitz Hill, the President of Arkansas Baptist College and also Dyer’s mentor said:
“He’s excited to have an opportunity to resume his career,” Hill told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday evening. “Many people...
LAS VEGAS – New University of Louisville assistant coach Mike Balado came to Rick Pitino’s staff after a sting at Florida International under Richard Pitino. Balado has a lot of ties to the Sunshine State, which is why the Cardinals were among the first schools to get involved with three elite 2016 prospects from Florida.
As was first reported last night by USA Today’s George Schroeder, former Auburn running back Michael Dyer is headed to Louisville to join Heisman-hopeful quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in what may become one of the most high-powered offenses in the 2013 field. Dyer, if you remember, was the offensive MVP of the BCS National Championship Game just two years ago before multiple issues...
University of Louisville assistant football coach Clint Hurtt has been on administrative leave since March of this year for his alleged involvement in the University of Miami recruiting scandal.
Prior to joining Charlie Strong’s staff at Louisville, Hurtt was the recruiting coordinator for Miami and was allegedly involved in multiple NCAA violations. The official notice of allegations...
The Louisville Cardinals picked up a big-time running back in former Auburn star Michael Dyer. Dyer is eligible to run immediately.
Louisville is the overwhelming favorite to win the American Athletic Conference in its last season as a member of the league formerly known as the Big East.
The Cardinals, who are led by star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, received 28 of 30 first-place votes from a media panel. Louisville moves into the Atlantic Coast Conference next season, but hopes it can grab a second straight...
Matt Elam, a 6-foot-6, 350-pound, defensive tackle from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown is one of the top overall prospects in the state of Kentucky from the 2014 class.
Charlie Strong and his staff have put in a lot of effort into recruiting the in-state star. Kentucky and Alabama have been believed to be the two favorites for Elam, but yet he’s also maintained that Louisville...
According to @TAMUequipment, the Texas A&M Aggies received 900 pairs of their specialized cleats, along with a handful of the Louisville Cardinals new kicks.
George Schroeder of USA Today Sports broke the news last night that former Auburn running back Michael Dyer will join the football program at the University of Louisville.
The school can’t comment on Dyer yet because he is still in the process of getting enrolled in school. He is expected to report to camp next week as the Cardinals start fall camp.
Dyer released a public statement...
Poona Ford, a four star defensive tackle from Hilton Head, S.C., is expected to announce his college decision on Thursday at 7 PM and Louisville is in the mix.
The 6-foot 285-pound prospect will choose between Tennessee, Louisville, South Carolina, Purdue, Ole Miss and Kansas State.
Some suspect that South Carolina is the favorite, however Adam Garrett of LifeOfAGameCock.com predicts...
If you follow The Cardinal Connect on a regular basis, I’m sure you can tell that we’re all pretty much on board with Charlie Strong bringing in Michael Dyer. Obviously there are some red flags when you look at Dyer’s background, but I see this as a low risk/high reward situation. If he acts up and can’t behave, then cut him loose. If he’s able to stay out of trouble and...
The defensive tackle position has been one of the main focus’ for Charlie Strong and his staff in the 2014 class. Daniel Cage, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound, tackle from Cincinnati, OH., has been a top target in recent weeks for Charlie Strong and it appears to be paying off.
Cage has offers from some of the top programs in the country and Louisville appears to be the favorite. Seven different...