Louisville defensive tackle commit Ben Hutch

Nashville, Tenn., product Ben Hutch made his official visit with Louisville over the weekend

Future Louisville defensive tackle Ben Hutch made his official visit with the Cardinals program over the weekend.  The three-star prospect from Nashville (Tenn.) Hillsboro left his latest trip to U of L excited about the future of the program for he and his fellow incoming commits.

"It went good I felt," he told Cardinal Authority.  "Like this bond we share in BirdGang17 just got even stronger."

The 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive lineman chose Louisville over scholarship offers from Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Penn State, Tennessee and a host of others.  Now, after his time meeting with defensive line coach L.D. Scott and new defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon, Hutch will focus on prepping for a freshman season that could result in him seeing time on the field.

"He told me I need to get it together because I'm going get early playing time," he said.

Rated as the No. 2 defensive tackle in the Volunteer State, Hutch ranks among the nation's top 75 at his position nationally.  He was selected to the Offense-Defense All-American game.


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