Draper discusses Louisville visit

Sean Draper, a 6'1, 180-pound cornerback from Cleveland, OH., was the only non-committed prospect to visit Louisville this weekend. Draper, who has already visited Hawaii and Iowa, discusses his official visit.

Sean Draper, a 6'1, 180-pound cornerback from Cleveland, OH., was the only non-committed prospect to visit Louisville this weekend. Draper, who has already visited Hawaii and Iowa, enjoyed his visit with Charlie Strong's Cardinals.

"It was fun," Draper said. "It was a real good visit. The last night I fell asleep early, but I got to go out the first night and hang out with people. It was a good visit.

"They showed me cutups of the cornerbacks and showed me who I would be competing against for a spot. The coaches were pretty clear and they had a vision. That was the part that stood out to me."

How did Louisville compare to Iowa and Hawaii?

"Louisville was somewhat similar in the fact that it is a football town and they all support the team with no pro teams," Draper said. "What was different maybe was that Louisville went more in-depth on the visit than the other two."

Though Draper didn't make a decision about his future this weekend, Louisville will be a factor in his recruitment going forward.

"Louisville is still a big option in making my decision," Draper said. "I'm still considering them. The campus was pretty nice and the dorms were bigger than the other ones I've seen. There was a lot going on in the city. That was pretty cool."

Jordan Paschal, a cornerback from Trotwood, Ohio, showed Draper around the Louisville campus this weekend.

"He ran track for Trotwood and they're one of Glenville's big rivals," Draper said. "He said Coach Strong is a good coach and actually cared."

Before returning home, Draper met one on one with Louisville coach Charlie Strong.

"He told me they basically have the same philosophy as Ted Ginn, my high school coach," said Draper. "He said they want people to succeed in athletics and academics."

Draper plans to visit a Big 10 program next week, but hasn't settled on a destination yet. Draper said Louisville assistant Larry Slade will pay him a visit Monday, followed by a visit from Coach Strong after he returns from his visit next weekend.

"I'm either going to visit Illinois or Indiana this weekend and probably Kansas the next weekend, but I don't know about that one," Draper said. "I think Coach Slade is coming in tomorrow, and then Coach Strong is coming in next week after I come back from Illinois or wherever I go."


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