Louisville's football staff will welcome five current commitments on official visits this weekend

Louisville's football staff will welcome five current commitments on official visits this weekend. The Cardinals are expected to have around 15 total visitors on campus.

The University of Louisville football staff already has 22 verbal commitments in the Class of 2017 and five of those prospects will be making their official visits to campus this weekend.

In all the staff expects to host around 15 total visitors for official visits.

Four of the five commitments are prospects from Florida, including Scout300 running back Colin Wilson. The 6-foot, 210-pound Wilson is ranked as the No. 272 prospect in the country and is one of three top 300 prospects committed to Louisville.

Wilson ran for 1,466 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior at Clay High School in Green Cove Springs, Fla.


Hollywood, Fla., Chaminade Prep three-star safety Anthony Johnson is also making his visit this weekend.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Johnson is one of five safety prospects committed to the Cardinals and is ranked as the No. 121 safety in the country, checking in as the No. 15 player at his position in the Sunshine State.

Johnson committed to the Cardinals in July over offers from South Florida and Pittsburgh.


Seffner, Fla., Armwood High School defensive end Jabreel Stephens is being recruited by U of L quarterbacks coach Nick Petrino and picked the Cardinals over Kentucky back in October.

The 6-foot-5, 225-pound Stephens had a solid senior season that included 10 sacks.

Stephens is the No. 19 ranked defensive end in the state of Florida and No. 104 at his position nationally.


Another star from South Florida on his way to Louisville will visit when Miramar, Fla., safety Kaheem Roach checks out the campus once again. He committed to the Cardinals back in early August.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound Roach is the cousin of former U of L star Gerod Holliman, who set a new NCAA record for interceptions in a season when he was at U of L. Roach picked U of L over Illinois, LSU and Auburn.

Roach is the No. 113 safety in the country.


One of the recruits that originally was brought to U of L by former defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is Atlanta Baldwin linebacker Malik Clark, who is still expected to stay committed to the Cardinals even with the coaching changes.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Clark is a three-star linebacker and ranks No. 85 at his position.

Clark shut down his recruitment after committing to Louisville and had a solid senior season for Baldwin. He has been on U of L's campus several times and will come back this weekend with his parents.


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