Official visits taking shape

Now that players are able to begin making official visits, Inside theVille will once again provide you with the most indepth coverage of Cardinal football recruiting. We'll let you know who is visiting and when, as well breaking news of future commitments.

Following is a list that will be ever-growing as more and more prospects schedule official visits to Louisville.

November 14, 2003

OL Ryan Maxwell - Southside High School (Memphis, TN)

At 6'3, 350-pounds, Ryan projects as an offensive guard on the college level. He currently holds offers from Louisville, as well the home town Memphis Tigers. Louisville is the only program that has an official visit scheduled at this time.

December 5, 2003

WR Mario Urrutia - Fern Creek High School (Louisville)

Urrutia is one of the top prospects in Kentucky this season, as well as the South. He is a member of TheInsiders.com South Hot 100 and has drawn multiple offers. He recently told Inside theVille that he has narrowed his favorites to Louisville, Kentucky and Virginia. He has scheduled official visits with all of his favorites.

December 12, 2003

CB Bobby Buchanan - Joliet Catholic Academy (Chicago)

Younger brother of former Cardinal great Ray Buchanan. The 6'0, 180-pound defensive back has recorded 6 interceptions so far this season and was recently named to the Suburban Catholic All-Conference team. Made a verbal pledge to Illinois during the spring, but appears to still be considering the Cardinals.

DL Nick Butler - Warner Robins High School (Warner Robins, GA)

Butler lists his top five as Louisville, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Georgia and Florida, but the Cardinals are the only team among his favorites who have extended an offer. At 6'2, 260-pounds, Butler, who is listed on TheInsiders.com South Hot 100 list, is currently projected as a defensive tackle in college. Louisville is currently his only scheduled official visit.

DE Jeremy Lomax - Lovejoy High School (Atlanta, GA)

Lomax, at 6'6, 210-pounds is an imposing defensive end that has the ability to play early. Lomax has an offer from the Cardinal coaching staff, as well as from Wisconsin, Cincinnati, Georgia, Indiana and NC State. He has already taken an official visit to Virginia and has one scheduled to Georgia as well.

January 16, 2004

CB Chevis Jackson - St Pauls Episcopal School (Mobile, AL) Chevis Jackson is a 3-star prospect who is one of the top 2-way athletes in Alabama this season. At 6'1, 180-pounds, Jackson excels at both cornerback and receiver and has the ability to play either way at the college level. He currently lists Louisville, LSU, South Carolina and Alabama, all of who have offered, as his leaders. He also has official visits scheduled for LSU and Alabama.


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