Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 12/16/12
Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program hosted five official visitors over the weekend. The big recruiting weekend led to two commitments from class of 2013 prospects. Richard Benjamin, a 6-foot-1 prospect from Tampa, Fla., had verbally committed to Louisville via his Twitter account earlier this week after an in-home visit from with Louisville asst. coach Pat Moorer. Because Benjamin hadn’t formally met with Charlie Strong to commit, it wasn’t considered an official commitment until today. Benjamin, a 3-star athlete officially became a part of Louisville’s 2013 class this morning. He played wide receiver, running back and defensive back at Tampa Bay Technical High School. I imagine he’ll be a defensive back for Vance Bedford’s defense. Brett Nelson, a 6-foot-4 220-pound quarterback from Southwestern Community College in California also verbally committed to Louisville while on an official visit. Nelson was originally a member of the 2011 class and played at St. Francis H...
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