G.G. Robinson confirms Louisville commitment

Lilburn, Ga., defensive end chose the Cardinals over Auburn, Florida and others

Lilburn (Ga.) Parkview defensive end G.G. Robinson committed to the University of Louisville in August and immediately saw his stock rise.

Rated three-star prospect by Scout.com, Robinson collected scholarship offers from Auburn, Florida, Missouri and others following his commitment to the Cardinals. His father played for the Tigers, and he visited the Gators, Iowa State and Kansas State.

While committed, the race to sign the 6-foot-3, 260-pound prospect. He made his official visit with Louisville two weeks ago and received an in-home visit from head coach Bobby Petrino, defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and defensive line coach L.D. Scott soon after.

Concerns of a possible grew as signing day neared. On Monday evening, Robinson announced via twitter what he termed his final decision.

"I'm a man of my word," said Robinson, confirming his pledge to the Cardinals. "After much prayer and communication with my family and close friends, it is in my best interest to attend The University of Louisville for the next four years."

Robinson's commitment keeps Louisville's class at 25 deep and it currently ranks 27th in the country by Scout.com.


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