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Ole Miss commit Finesse Middleton, a 6-foot-2 255-pound defensive tackle from Garden City, AL., is expected to take an unofficial visit to Louisville this weekend for the South Florida game.
Middleton committed to the Rebels in July, but looks to be keeping his options open. He does hold an offer from Louisville, but hasn’t appeared to be one of Charlie Strong’s top targets in the 2013 class. Middleton also has offers from Southern Miss, Tulane, UAB and Middle Tennessee State.
With limited scholarships available for Louisville’s 2013 class, it’ll be interesting to see if Middleton’s visit this weekend will have him wavering on his commitment to Ole Miss.
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A good crowd of Louisville fans packed Tumbleweed on the River tonight for the weekly Charlie Strong radio show on 84WHAS.
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Finesse Middleton, a defensive end prospect from Gadsden, Ala., verbally committed to Ole Miss in late July. However, his relationship with Charlie Strong has prompted Middleton to visit Louisville at least one more time. CardinalAuthority.com has the latest.