Dyer, who ran for 1,000-plus yards in two years at Auburn University, arrived in Louisville on Sunday night and is taking his physical on Monday.
The MVP of the BCS National title game in 2011 left Auburn and then was dismissed from Arkansas State before going to Arkansas Baptist College. Dyer will have two years of eligibility and is eligible this season.
Strong said Dyer will sign a behavioral contract.
This story will be updated later.