Louisville had a bunch of visitors on Saturday, including five commitments who "had a ball" at the game

The University of Louisville football team hosted over 30 prospects at Saturday night's game against Samford, a 45-3 win by the Cardinals. Among the prospects at the game were at least five players already committed to the Cardinals.

Male High School wide receiver Keion Wakefield was all smiles standing on the sidelines at Papa John's Cardinla Stadium just before Saturday night's kickoff with Louisville hosting Samford.

Wakefield, one of the state's top prospects in the Class of 2016, was chatting up some of his future teammates. He was standing with future wide receiver teammate Dez Fitzpatrick of Waterford Mott, Mich., and had just been talking to Trinity safety/wide receiver Rodjay Burns.

DeSales kicker Austin Johnson was neaby and Hoschton, Ga., Mill Creek offensive lineman Robbie Bell stopped by to say hello.

"It was really nice meeting all those other commits," said Bell, noting the commits have been texting back and forth on social media.

Wakefield, Burns and Johnson along with Manual defensive lineman Derek Dorsey have been regulars at the three U of L home games, while Fitzpatrick and Bell were taking in their fist games this season.

"It was great and I loved the atmosphere," Bell said. "It was a great atmosphere, even though it wasn't a large game. I had a great time."

Wakefield said last week he "just likes watching the offense" and trying to picture where he will fit in.

Burns said he was just happy the Cardinals pulled out a victory against Samford.

"It seems like they found their offense and defense and played as a team," he said. "I really enjoyed everything."

Bell and Fitzpatrick said they would both try to return to another game later in the season, but for now they would be watching from a far and preparing to get to campus as soon as possible.

All five prospects are expected to sign in February.


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