Louisville impresses three-star corner

Both Louisville and Kentucky tried to make up ground on Clemson this weekend with three-star Brunswick, Georgia cornerback Justin Coleman. Coleman visited Louisville Saturday, then headed to Kentucky on Sunday. Coleman spoke with InsideTheVille.com about his weekend trip to the Bluegrass.

Justin Coleman, one of the Top 50 prospects in Georgia, currently favors Clemson, a school he visited last month. Coleman, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound defensive back, has offers from Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Georgia Tech, Louisville and Kentucky. Coleman is still waiting on an offer from the Tigers.

"Right now, if I put it in order it would be Clemson, Kentucky and Louisville," Coleman said. "I feel like I could fit in real good at Clemson. The coaches treat as a person more than a player and I can get on the field early at Clemson. I just fell in love with it."

Coleman is thinking about making a decision this summer, which gives Oklahoma State, Louisville, Georgia Tech, West Virginia and Kentucky opportunity – and time – to overtake the Tigers.

Saturday, Coleman was in Louisville to visit with Charlie Strong's Cardinals.

"It was better than I expected," Coleman said. "The coaches made me feel like I was already part of the team. I really liked the coaching staff. They showed me the facilities and we went to the basketball game."

Coleman was part of an unbelievable scene at Freedom Hall for Louisville's final game at the historic arena against No. 1-ranked Syracuse. Coleman spends most of his time talking with Louisville assistant Ron Dugans, his primary recruiting contact, but met with Charlie Strong at the game.

"He's a real person," Coleman said of Dugans. "He's trying to get me on the team. I also hung out with Coach Strong for a little bit at the basketball game. He's a great guy."

After leaving Louisville, Coleman headed to Lexington to visit Joker Philips' Kentucky program. "I like what they're doing," Coleman said.

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