ITV Recruiting Blitz

News, quotes and updates from a number of Cardinal prospects.

TE/DE Evan Alexander

Hometown: New Orleans, LA (Edna Karr HS)

Height/Weight: 6'3, 215

40-Speed: 4.8

Official Visits: Currently only has a visit scheduled for Tulane.

Profile: All-Metro selection that has the ability to play on either offense or defense. In addition to Louisville and Tulane, Alexander is hearing from Clemson, Idaho, Auburn, UL-Lafayette and Memphis. Has an offer from Tulane.

Quotes: "He's still waiting to see what schools offer," explained Evan's father Tommie.

ITV Opinion: Wide open. Could be a 'hidden gem' prospect.


DL/OL Micah Boudreaux

Hometown: Mandeville, LA (Fontaineblueau HS)

Height/Weight: 6'5, 250

40-Speed: 4.9

Official Visits: In the process of scheduling official visits.

Profile: Great size and speed for a future interior lineman. Named to the Louisiana Football Magazine's All-State 2nd Team. Has an offer from UL-Monroe and is considering interest from Louisville, Southern Miss, Memphis and South Carolina.

Quotes: "I'm still wide open right now".

ITV Opinion: Wide open.


OL James Brown

Hometown: Atlanta, GA (Therrell HS)

Height/Weight: 6'3, 310

40-Speed: 5.2

Official Visits: In the process of scheduling official visits.

Profile: Excellent size for an offensive lineman, but needs to improve speed. Good student who is considering Louisville, along with Vanderbilt, Tennessee Tech and others.

Quotes: "We'd like for him to go somewhere where he can get a good education and that has a good football team," explained his mother.

ITV Opinion: Wide open.


DL Tim Bullock

Hometown: Atlanta, GA (Douglass HS)

Height/Weight: 6'3, 235

40-Speed: 4.7

Official Visits: Most likely won't take any official visits due to not having his SAT score returned in time.

Profile: Strong athlete that has the talent to develop into a standout defensive lineman on the college level. Named All-City as a junior and senior. Is receiving interest from Louisville, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and others.

Quotes: "I just want to get on the field and play."

ITV Opinion: Slight Louisville lean, but qualifying may be a problem.


DE Richard Carter

Hometown: Jonesboro, GA (Lovejoy HS)

Height/Weight: 6'7, 220

40-Speed: 4.7

Official Visits: Scheduling visits to Alabama, Illinois and Louisville.

Profile: Tall prospect that needs to add weight that can play on either side of the ball. No offers to date, but Alabama has expressed that one may be soon coming. Is also the starting center on Jonesboro's basketball team.

Quotes: N/A

ITV Opinion: Wide open.


DE Brandon Cox

Hometown: Atlanta, GA (Douglass HS)

Height/Weight: 6'3, 225

40-Speed: N/A

Official Visits: Plans to visit Arkansas, Auburn and Louisville

Profile: Teammate of fellow prospect Tim Bullock. All-City performer as a senior when he recorded 86 tackles and 11.5 sacks.

Quotes: "I want to find a place where I can make an impact."

ITV Opinion: Arkansas and Auburn lead.


LB Chase Floyd

Hometown: Florence, KY (Boone County HS)

Height/Weight: 6'2, 215

40-Speed: 4.5

Official Visits: Has yet to schedule any official visits.

Profile: Played linebacker as a senior, but projects as a safety in college. Was named 3rd Team All-State after recording 100 tackles, 2 sacks and 4 interceptions. Playing in the East v. West All-Star game in Northern Kentucky. Receiving interest from Cincinnati and Louisville. Eastern Kentucky offered prior to his senior season.

Quotes: "I'd welcome an opportunity to walkon if it's the right place."

ITV Opinion: Wide open and is awaiting the best offer or opportunity.


RB/LB David Holbert

Hometown: Brentwood, TN (Brentwood Academy HS)

Height/Weight: 6'1, 230

40-Speed: 4.5

Official Visits: Has visited Auburn and Tennessee. Will visit Louisville, Florida and LSU.

Profile: A bruising fullback and middle linebacker prospect, Holbert is very strong with a 320 pound bench and a 520 squat. Can play on either side of the ball on the next level. As a senior he finished the season with 90 carries for over 700 yards and 20 touchdowns. At LB he finished with over 80 tackles and 12 tackles for a loss. Listed among the South's Top 100 by TheInsiders.com

Quotes: "I just want to take my visits. My plan right now is to pick the place that best suits me."

ITV Opinion: Appears wide open. Would have the opportunity to make an immediate impact at Louisville.


FB Drew Steinmetz

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL (Trinity Christian HS)

Height/Weight: 6'2, 235

40-Speed: 4.6

Official Visits: Plans on visiting Louisville on January 9th and may take visits to Florida, Auburn and Iowa.

Profile: Pounding fullback that rushed for over 1,000 yards as a senior, averaging 7.7 per carry. Great student and plans on attending medical school. Helped guide his school to back-to-back state titles.

Quotes: "I don't want to go somewhere and be selfish and say that I have to play. I want to know that I am able to compete first and that the coaches are comfortable with me being in there."

ITV Opinion: Slight Louisville lean.


WR Mario Urrutia

Hometown: Louisville (Fern Creek HS)

Height/Weight: 6'6, 210

40-Speed: 4.6

Official Visits: Has visited Virginia and Kentucky. Will make an official visit to Louisville on January 9th. May visit Indiana.

Profile: 1st Team All-State as a senior, when he had 1,163 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns. Had an equally impressive season as a junior when he hauled in 65 catches for over 1,000 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Quotes: "He's not telling anybody where he plans on going...he wants to take all of his visits first," explained his mother.

ITV Opinion: Very slight Louisville lean.


OL Eric Wood

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH (Elder HS)

Height/Weight: 6'5, 265

40-Speed: 5.0

Official Visits: Currently scheduling visits.

Profile: Great mobility and excels at both run and pass blocking. Helped guide Elder High School to back-to-back state titles. Also plays on the school's basketball team. Named 1st Team All-League as a senior. Great student. Receiving interest from Louisville, Bowling Green, Ohio, Indiana, Cincinnati and others.

Quotes: N/A

ITV Opinion: Wants to play close to home, so Louisville has a good chance of getting a commitment if offered.



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