Famurewa excited for weekend visit

Three-star rush end Henry Famurewa committed to Louisville in June and has remained solid throughout the recruiting process. The Georgia All-State performer tells Cardinal Authority he's excited for his official visit this weekend.

Powder Springs (Ga.) McEachern rush end Henry Famurewa was an early commitment to the University of Louisville, making the decision not long after visiting for the Cardinals annual spring game.

The three-star target had remained firm in his decision throughout the recruiting process. He's turned away offers that continued to arrive and remained solid through U of L's coaching change. With less than a month until Signing Day, Famurewa is looking forward to his official visit this weekend.

"I'm actually pretty excited," he told Cardinal Authority. "At first, when everything happened I thought that I might have a change of mind, but I'm really excited to get there and get to work."

Bobby Petrino spoke with him within 24 hours of officially being introduced as the Cardinals new head coach. Famurewa has also visited with new assistant L.D. Scott.

"I talked to Coach Scott, the new linebacker coach, and I talked to Coach Petrino once," he said. "We talked on last Friday. It was really good. It gave us a chance to introduce ourselves and touch base with each other. He was saying how he expects things.

"I'm pretty happy and excited about this coaching staff."

As a senior, Famurewa was among the state leaders and tops in his county with 16 sacks. A First Team All-State selection, he recorded 117 total tackles in 2013.

Now, he's looking forward to using his talents in the ACC.

"It's going to give us the opportunity to play the best in the country and compete for a national championship."

This is Famurewa's first official visit and he has no plans on making others.

"If this official visit goes right, I'm 100% Louisville," he said. "I don't plan on going anywhere else."

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