Louisville next for Ohio CB Draper

Sean Draper, a two-star defensive back from Cleveland Glenville, will make his third official visit to Louisville this weekend. Draper, 6'1, 180, has already visited Iowa and Hawaii, and is looking forward to checking out Charlie Strong's Cardinals.

Sean Draper, a two-star defensive back from Cleveland Glenville, will make his third official visit to Louisville this weekend. Draper, 6'1, 180, has already visited Iowa and Hawaii, and is looking forward to checking out Charlie Strong's Cardinals.

"Right now I'm trying to figure out the pros and cons of the visits I've been on," Draper said. "After I visit (Louisville) I'm probably going to make one or two more visits. I'm getting closer to the end of the process. I liked the visits I did take but I'm still open."

After Louisville, Draper plans to visit either Kansas or Illinois Jan. 20. Coaches from Louisville, Ohio, Kansas, Iowa and Hawaii have visited Scout.com's No. 151 cornerback prospect in the last two weeks and Indiana is scheduled to visit next week.

"Knowing the coaches and being comfortable with the campus and the team and where I could fit and be successful academically and on the football field is most important to me," Draper said.

Louisville assistant Larry Slade, who recruits northern Ohio for the Cardinals, has visited Draper a "couple times," most recently last Thursday. Draper said Louisville is recruiting him as a cornerback.

"I like the coaches, Coach Slade, I haven't met the head coach yet," Draper said. "It sounds like they are doing big things over there. Everybody is telling me to go check them out. When they came up I had already set up my visit. I set up the visit when I received the offer. My uncle seems really interested in getting me to check out Louisville."

Draper helped Glenville to a 7-3 record this season, when he deflected 15 passes and made four interceptions. He also returned seven punts for touchdowns and had five receiving touchdowns on offense. Draper runs a 4.46 forty.

"I'm a big corner and really physical," said Draper. "I can run with anybody. My biggest strength is speed."


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