Chad Simmons

A notebook of items surrounding the Louisville football program, including a few updates on prospects

A notebook of items surrounding the University of Louisville football program.

Hutch has Louisville in his final three

Nashville, Tenn., Hillsboro defensive tackle Ben Hutch has Louisville in his final three schools, along with Penn State and Texas A&M.

The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Hutch is a three-star prospect and is expected to make his decision in December.

Hutch has been on U of L's campus several times, including in July when he watched but didn't participate in the school's Friday Night Lights Camp. He had more than a dozen scholarship offers.

Ellington to make visit to Louisville

College Park, Ga., Woodward Academy 2020 athlete Dawson Ellington will be on campus at Louisville this weekend for the Cardinals' game against North Carolina State.

Ellington was the first '20 prospect offered by the U of L staff, earning the offer during the summer.

A visitor to Georgia last weekend, Ellington is a standout young prospect from the Peach State.

Local tight end also gets a visit

Kentucky Country Day '18 tight end Josh Lifson is also expected to be among the visitors this weekend to the U of L game.

The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Lifson is a prospect who has emerged this season in the state of Kentucky. He has 25 catches for 409 yards and three touchdowns for the Bearcats.

Lifson has already been to games at Duke and Western Kentucky and is starting to get some interest from U of L.

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