Found June 29, 2013 on
The Cardinal Connect:
Charlie Strong may want to buy a lottery ticket this weekend. In regards to recruiting, Strong has had one of the best weeks since he’s been here at Louisville. Since Monday, Strong has landed six verbal commitments from the 2014 class.
On Saturday morning he landed a late addition to the 2013 class. James Hearns, a four star middle linebacker has signed a letter of intent with the University of Louisville.
OFFICIALLY SIGNED TO PLAY FOOTBALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE!!! #UofL17 #CardNation
— James Hearns (@JamesHearns21) June 29, 2013
Hearns was a top target for Strong and staff in 2013, however there were always academic concerns. He didn’t sign on national signing day because it still unclear if he’d make the grades in order to qualify in 2013. It’s not official just yet, but since he’s signed a LOI, I’m assuming that his grades good to go.
The 6-foot-3, 235-pound, Tallahassee, FL., native had scholarship offers from Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Georgia, LSU, Not...
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
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...
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong has added a late piece to the Class of 2013 recruiting class. Tallahassee, Fla., Lincoln linebacker James Hearns has signed to play for the Cardinals. Cardinal Authority has the latest.
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...
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.
A few weeks ago, we showed you renderings of a Louisville Cardinals race car that Brian Vickers would be driving in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway — he will actually be wearing a Louisville suit as well.
Well, today’s the day (the race got postponed last night due to rain) and we now get to see what the actual car looks like — check it out, courtesy of Nick Stover...
Rick Pitino’s 2014 recruiting class is absolutely loaded at this point. Although the Louisville still will still target front-court players in 2014, they’re all set at the guard position. Louisville’s three current commitments are all ranked in the top 36 in the country. JaQuan Lyle (12), Quentin Snider (29), and Shaqquan Aaron (36).
This is shaping up to be Rick Pitino’s...
Former Louisville center Zach Price has announced that he will transfer to the University of Missouri.
Price apparently signed paper work with the Missouri program while on a visit to the school over the weekend. He had previously visited Butler, Dayton and Purdue. Price was scheduled to take a visit to Minnesota, but that visit obviously won’t take place now.
Rick Pitino officially...
Zach Price announced a while ago that he was planning to transfer schools. After visiting schools like Dayton and Purdue, Zach Price finally decided on Missouri and Frank Haith. Price announced his decision to the world via twitter.
With the signing of the former Louisville big man, Haith has pulled in his second transfer of the offseason. Last month former Baylor guard Duece...
How do you celebrate a National Championship? Just ask Rick Pitino. Since the win over Michigan in April, Coach Pitino has been living life like the knob is broke. From getting his first tattoo, to owning a horse running in the Kentucky Derby, to big game fishing, the man has done it all this offseason. Capped off by his recent ESPY nomination, here’s a look at the bucket list...
Purdue lost out on a potential transfer, former Louisville center Zach Price.