Don Bosco Pipeline Developing?

Could Don Bosco High School's Darius Mann's commitment to Louisville lead to additional verbal's one from nation's top high school football programs?

Safety Darius Mann of Don Bosco High School was described as the "most skilled and most physical player that we had on the team last year" by assistant coach Ty Caldwell. Could his commitment lead to additional verbals from the school that finished ranked second in the USA Today High School Top 25 last fall?

Two additional prospects, both linemen, from the highly talented program currently list Louisville among their favorites.

Corey Wooten, with an impressive 6-foot-6, 240-pound frame, listed Louisville first, followed by a short list of high Division I programs.

"Louisville, Boston College, Maryland, Wake Forest and Connecticut are my top schools right now," Wooten told ITV. "They are all pretty much even right now."

Fellow Don Bosco lineman, Nate Nurse had a similarly impressive list.

"Purdue, Wisconsin, Louisville and Indiana are my favorites because they are the one's that have offered so far," explained the 6-foot-4, 255-pound Nurse.

Another lineman, Brian Roche recently committed to Rutgers of the Big East Conference and both players admitted that his commitment, along with Mann's to Louisville, could sway their decision making some.

"We've all definately talked about playing together," said Wooten. "[Darius] is one of my really good friends, so that'd be fun to go to the same school."

Both Wooten and Nurse have an idea of when they may make their decision as well.

"I'd like to visit some of the schools that have offered and play a couple games of the season," Nurse explained. "That way coaches can come see me play to see what they might be getting, plus it will give me a chance to see different schools."

Wooten agreed.

"I'll probably wait until about mid-season. I want to make sure I take a few official visits before making my decision, so I'll probably decide around October."

Both players will begin preperations for their senior season when practice opens on August 1st.

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