2-sport standout to visit Louisville

Byron Eaton, a top point guard prospect, as well as a talented gridiron athlete, has scheduled a visit to the University of Louisville.

Fresh off his performance at the Kingwood Classic, where he was watched by numerous college coaches, two-sport prospect Byron Eaton has lined up two visits for this summer.

"I'm going to visit Oklahoma State on June 13th and then I'm visiting Louisville the weekend after that," Eaton told Inside the Ville.

While at the Kingwood Classic, TheInsidersHoops.com's Dave Telep reported that Eaton listed Louisville, along with Oklahoma State, SMU, Oklahoma and Georgia Tech as Eaton's current favorites.

During ITV's conversation with Eaton on Tuesday evening he provided the same list, but also mentioned Arkansas as a school high on his list.

Louisville however is recent addition to his list and the 5'11, 205-pound point guard has drawn increased interest from the Cardinal coaches this year.

In February, U of L assistant Reggie Theus attended a game in Dallas to scout the Top 30 prospect and saw him pour in 30 points in the 65-62 victory.

He averaged 22 points, 7 assists and 3 rebounds on the year and was named 2nd Team All-State, 1st Team All-District and was the Offensive Player of the Year as a junior.

While he continues to hope to play both basketball and football in college, Eaton lists the Cardinals among his favorites despite not receiving interest from the U of L football program to date.

Listed as an athlete on the gridiron, Eaton displayed his versatility last fall by playing multiple positions.

"I played quarterback, defensive back and wide receiver," explained Eaton.

Following his junior campaign directing the Dallas Lincoln High School football team he was named All-State honorable mention and 1st Team All-District. The Dallas Morning News lists Eaton as one of the top football prospects in the state.

"I just like to have fun and really enjoy playing both," Eaton explained of his desires to play both major sports. "I want to find a place that is comfortable with me doing that."

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