Louisville extends an offer to Covington, Ga., Eastside High School athlete Eric Stokes; it's the 15th offer for Stokes

University of Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has extended an offer to Covington, Ga., Eastside High School athlete Eric Stokes. He's a standout from the same high school as former U of L star Sheldon Rankins.

University of Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham made an offer on Thursday to a player from a familiar high school.

Covington, Ga., Eastside High School athlete Eric Stokes confirmed he has been offered by the Cardinals. He's from the same high school as former U of L standout Sheldon Rankins, a first-round pick in last months NFL Draft.

The 6-foot, 175-pound Stokes runs a 10.4 100-yard dash and plays running back and cornerback. He's ranked as the No. 40 athlete in the country by Scout.com.

Stokes also has offers from Missouri, Ole Miss, Purdue, Georgia Southern, Tulane, Wake Forest and West Virginia among others.

He's also a track star at Eastside.

http://www.scout.com/player/200258-eric-stokes


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