A look at a few recruiting notes from the University of Louisville football program, including some notes on visitors

The University of Louisville football program will host around a dozen official visitors this weekend, including Seth Dawkins. Here's a few notebook items around recruiting for the Cardinals' program.

Boykin ends recruitment

Carrollton, Ga., defensive end Michael Boykin committed to Louisville back in July but has been getting plenty of interest from other schools. Several schools wanted Boykin to make a visit.

But on Friday night, Boykin ended his recruitment.

"I'm 100 percent Louisville," he said. "My recruitment is closed to other schools."

The 6-foot-7, 275-pound Boykin is a three-star prospect who picked U of L over Auburn. He finished his senior season with 34 tackles, seven sacks and 18 tackles for a loss in eight games.

U of L defensive coordinator Todd Grantham made an in-home visit last week.

"I just love the school," Boykin told Cardinal Authority on Friday night. "And that's where God is leading me."

Boykin said he would sign in February and arrive on campus in June.

Dawkins 'so excited' for his visit

Franklin Heights, Ohio, wide receiver Seth Dawkins is making is official visit to U of L this weekend. Dawkins, whose father (Bernie) played at U of L in the 1970s, was reportedly visiting Kentucky a few weeks back.

But Dawkins confirmed he didn't make that trip but is pumped for his U of L trip.

"I'm ecstatic," said Dawkins, who committed to U of L in May. "I haven't been down there since July. So I am looking forward to seeing campus again and all the coaches and players."

Dawkins, one of six committed players visitng this weekend, had 1,750 all-purpose yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior.

Richards doesn't make visit

Wellington, Fla., wide receiver Ahmmon Richards was expected to make his official visit to U of L this weekend.

But Richards had a conflict with his schedule and is expected to reschedule the visit to U of L. He's also expected to visit Miami, Alabama, Tennessee and Auburn in the coming weeks.

He won't likely make a decision until just before signing day.

Mid-year guys?

U of L currently has two mid-year guys set to sign paperwork next week.

Junior college defensive end Chris Williams and JUCO defenisve back Ronald Walker are both expected to sign with U of L next week and will enroll during the first week of January.

Port Charlotte, Fla., defensive end Kordell Slater and Northeastern Oklahoma A&M linebacker Chris Baccus are both visiting this weekend and could also be mid-year players.

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