Louisville lands a commitment from dual-threat 2017 quarterback Malik Cunningham, who is from Park Crossing, Ala.

The University of Louisville football program has landed a quarterback commitment for the Class of 2017. Montgomery, Ala., Park Crossing dual-threat three-star quarterback Malik Cunningham committed after the spring game.

Malik Cunningham knew where he wanted to go to school before attending the University of Louisville spring game on Saturday.

But watching the Cardinals' offense "sealed the deal" for the Cardinals.

Cunningham, a 6-foot, 190-pound three-star dual-threat quarterback from Montgomery, Ala., Park Crossing High School, committed to U of L coach Bobby Petrino about an hour after the game.

"I'm so excited," Cunningham told Cardinal Authority.

As a junior, Cunnimgham had over 2,300 yards in total offense. He threw for 20 touchdowns and ran for another 10.

His Scout.com profile calls him a "playmaker with the ball in his hands."

Louisville has been recruiting Cunningham as a quarterback, while he also had offers to play wide receiver and several as an athlete. His other offers included Georgia, LSU, Kentucky, Memphis, Southern Miss and Troy.

He's the second commitment in the Class of 2017 for the Cardinals.


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