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Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program picked up their eighth commitment from the 2014 class on Saturday afternoon.
Desean Blair, a 6-foot-4 185-pound wide receiver from Jacksonville, FL., verbally committed to Louisville while on an unofficial visit. This was Blair’s second unofficial visit to the school in the last three weeks.
Blair is rated as a 3-star prospect and is regarded as one of the top 75 receivers in the country. He holds scholarship offers from Vanderbilt, Maryland and Iowa State.
The Jacksonville native finished his junior season with 36 receptions for 671 yards and 10 touchdowns at Sandalwood High School.
With the eight current commitments, Louisville’s 2014 recruiting class is now regarded as one of the top 20 classes in the country.
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Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program picked up their second commitment of the weekend on Sunday afternoon.
Nilijah Ballew, a 6-foot-1 180-pound defensive back from Cincinnati, OH., has given Louisville a verbal pledge.
Ballew is rated as a four-star prospect. He took an unofficial visit to Louisville earlier this month and also participated in the program’s annual...
They wanted him.
As the Tennessee Volunteer football program continued to struggle to find its footing since the parting of ways with Phillip Fulmer, they thought they had the answer to their problems.
Charlie Strong was a guy who grew up in SEC Country. He went to college in SEC Country. He earned his coaching stripes in SEC Country. Surely he would jump at the chance to leave what...
Louisville added Ohio safety prospect Nilijah Ballew to their commitment list on Sunday afternoon and Cardinal fans will soon learn that head coach Charlie Strong pulled a steal out of Southwest Ohio. We look deeper at the newest member of the Cardinals 2014 recruiting class in our commitment spotlight.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong landed another commitment on Saturday afternoon, picking up a verbal from Jacksonville, Fla., Sandalwood High School wide receiver Desean Blair. Cardinal Authority has the story:
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong said Ohio was one of the places the Cardinals wanted to recruit heavier in the future. It appears to be working out as the Cardinals landed a second commitment from Ohio on Sunday afternoon.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and his staff have been on a recruiting roll, landing six verbal commitments in a week. The staff is back on the road this week and lead for one standout from Florida.
The NFL Draft is slated to begin on Thursday night and several former University of Louisville football players are hoping to hear their names called. Cardinal Authority will update you on each of their status prior to the draft. The first former U of L player we look at is cornerback Adrian Bushell.
The biggest question mark for Louisville fans this week has been the future of Russ Smith. Immediately following the national championship game, Smith’s father, Russ Sr., told Sports Illustrated that his son would forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft.
Just a few days later Russ came out and said that he hasn’t made up his mind just yet. The NCAA withdrawal deadline...
Montrezl Harrell was among the Cardinals that attended the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic at Freedom Hall on Friday night. Afterwards, he visited with a few members of the media...