Chris Vaughn making Friday visit

Notre Dame transfer Chris Vaughn, who will arrive in Louisville this evening, told what he expects for his first unofficial visit since receiving his release from the Irish.

Earlier this month Inside The Ville first informed you that Chris Vaughn had received his release from Notre Dame and that Louisville remained his first choice for a transfer. The talented receiver confirmed Thursday morning that he would be arriving in the River City today and that he hopes this trip will be his only trip.

"I'm coming in today," said Vaughn, who will be in Louisville through Saturday evening. "I want to see what the atmosphere there is like. I want to see what the city is like, see the campus and watch the team work out."

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound receiver will be required to sit out a season due NCAA transfer rules, but will have three years of playing eligibility remaining.

As a senior at St. Thomas More School in Oakdale, Conn., Vaughn recorded 20 catches for 650 yards and 14 touchdowns. He was named the #1 prospect in New England by and was among the Top 100 receivers in the country by

Since telling the public of his intentions to transfer, for which he says is because of the firing of Ty Willingham, Vaughn has been quite clear where he'd prefer to take the field for in 2006.

"Louisville is definately my number one choice," he said in early June. "I've looked at a bunch of different schools, but Louisville is definately where I'll look first."

He's held up to his word to this point and he indicated just this morning that he hopes to end the transfer process this week.

When asked if he plans to make the decision to join Bobby Petrino's program while visiting U of L this week, he responded, "That's the plan."

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