Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/12/14
Willie Bailey, a 6-foot 172-pound former Florida safety will reportedly transfer to Louisville. Bailey was a redshirt freshman for the Gators in 2012 and decided to transfer from the school immediately after the season ended. Bailey, a Hallandale, FL., native will be forced to sit out in 2013 due to the NCAA’s transfer rule. He’ll have four years of eligibility starting in 2014. Bailey is the fourth player to transfer from Florida to Louisville since Charlie Strong took over the Cardinal program in 2010. Tight end Gerald Christian and wide receiver Robert Clark both transferred to Louisville from Florida last year and will be eligible to play in 2013. Bailey was a 3-star prospect coming out of high school and chose Florida over Miami, North Carolina and Tennessee. He was rated as the 33rd best safety in the 2012 class.
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