Louisville picks up top tight end prospect

Just two days after returning from his official visit to Mississippi State, Huntsville (AL) High School tight end Careg Bonner broke the news of commitment to the Cardinals to InsidetheVille.com.

6-3, 235-pound tight end Careg Bonner, a standout at Huntsville (AL) High, decided to end his recruitment and cast his lot with Bobby Petrino's Louisville Cardinals just two days after returning from his official visit to Mississippi State.

"Coach Bobby Petrino and Coach Summers came down yesterday and then I committed," Bonner told InsidetheVille.com. "I just think that it is too good of an opportunity to pass up."

Bonner, who made 40 receptions for 700 yards and six touchdowns as a senior, chose Louisville over Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Kentucky.

"It basically came down to Louisville and Mississippi State," Bonner said.

"Careg is a talented playmaker with a great attitude and work ethic," said Huntsville Head Coach Kevin Weiseman.

Bonner was ranked the No. 28 prospect in the state of Alabama by SuperPrep.com and is regarded as one of the top five tight end prospects in the state.

While many expected that Bonner would be the next great Louisville tight end, he told ITV that he will likely see action elsewhere.

"They said that they like me as H-back," explained Bonner. "So I'll line up in the slot some. They say Brian Brohm can throw the ball, so I'm looking forward to it."

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