Louisville more than expected for Rhaheed

Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central DE/LB Sharieff Rhaheed was among the group that made an official visit with Cardinals this weekend. The three-star prospect spoke with Cardinal Authority prior to leaving Louisville.

It'll be a National Signing Day announcement for Scout.com three-star DE/LB Sharieff Rhaheed.

Rhaheed was among the dozen making official visits with Louisville over the weekend and was among the last to leave the Derby City.

"It was good," Rhaheed told Cardinal Authority from the airport. "I liked what I saw."

While on his visit, Rhaheed toured campus, met with players, attended a basketball game and spent time getting to know the new Cardinals coaching staff.

"That went better than I thought it would," he said of time with the coaches.

Among the items that impressed the Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central standout was being informed of the direction of the Cardinals defense under coordinator Todd Grantham.

"They are changing to a 3-4 defense," said the 6-foot-3, 215-pound prospect. "I like that."

Rhaheed anticipates making a National Signing Day announcement and will select among Arkansas, Louisville, Michigan State and Missouri.

"They are all even right now."

Rhaheed is ranked among the top 40 outside linebackers by Scout.com and is rated as the No. 58 overall prospect in Florida.

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