University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino and his staff have been successful with junior college defensive players during his second tenure as the Cardinals' head coach.
And the Cardinals' are going to try it again for next season.
U of L already has two recent commitments from junior college defensive players - Ronald Walker and Chris Williams - and on Tuesday Petrino and safety coach Greg Brown visited two other potential impact players for the Cardinals' defense.
The coaches spent time in Scarnton, Pa., at Lackawanna College talking with outside linebacker Kapri Doucet and safety Kyzir White, who both set up visits for the Jan. 15 weekend with the Cardinals.
"It was great," Doucet told Cardinal Authority. "I love coach Petrino. He's a great man."
The 6-foot-1, 225-pound Doucet said he "can't wait" for his visit to the Cardinals. He'll also make a visit to Arizona this weekend and is also expected to visit West Virginia in late January.
Doucet, a native of Williamsburg, Va., had 59 tackles, six sacks, two fumble recoveries and one interception in nine games this season as a sophomore at Lackawanna. He returned the interception for a touchdown and one of the fumble recoveries for a TD.
The 6-foot-2, 205-pound White is committed to West Virginia but is expected to also make the visit to U of L. The hard-hitting White had 37 tackles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries in nine games.
White earned first-team All-Conference honors. He's the younger brother of former West Virginia star Kevin White and current Mountaineer wide receiver Ka'raun White.