U of L football: Junior Day notebook

The University of Louisville football team will host more than a dozen top in-state prospects on Wednesday night for the Cardinals' Bluegrass Junior Day. Here is a look at a couple of prospects expected to attend the event:

MALE STAR SET FOR U OF L VISIT

Male High School junior wide receiver Keion Wakefield, considered one of the top 2016 prospects in the Bluegrass State, will be among a dozen or so prospects attending the Bluegrass Junior Day hosted by Louisville on Wednesday.

The 5-foot-10, 175-pound Wakefield has offers from Kentucky and Indiana. He recently has been in touch with the U of L staff and the Cardinals are showing more interest.

Wakefield had 41 catches as a sophomore for 888 yards and 12 touchdowns, while catching 40 passes for 750 yards and 13 TDs this past season.

Wakefield's teammate - Devin Gentry - is also expected to attend.

TRINITY DEFENSIVE STARS WILL ATTEND

Class 6-A state champion Trinity will have three players at the Junior Day, including two-way star Rodjay Burns who we told you about on Monday.

Burns will be joined by teammates Conner Foos and Damon Lowe.

The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Foos is a defensive lineman with interest from Purdue, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, Tennessee and others. His father, Ben, played at Notre Dame.

The 5-11, 225-pound Lowe said he is also hearing from Kentucky, Ball State and Yale.

As a junior, Lowe led Trinity with 57 tackles, including 17 tackles for a loss and 4.5 tackles. Foos had 46.5 tackles, including 10.5 for a loss and 5.5 sacks.

BAKER HEADED TO SEE CARDS

Ashland Blazer running back Quinton Baker, the son of former UK running back Al Baker, said he "can't wait to see" what U of L has to offer on Junior Day.

Baker, who was committed to UK for a bit, visited Papa John's Cardinal Stadium for the game against Florida State and said the U of L staff is "showing a lot of love."

He said UK, Tennessee and Notre Dame are also talking to him.

LAFAYETTE YOUNGSTERS HEADED TO U OF L

Lafayette quarterback Walker Wood and offensive lineman Jedrick Willis are both going to be attending the U of L Junior Day.

Both are 2017 prospects who just picked up offers fro U of L recently.


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