"I committed last night," Sowell told Inside The Ville. "I love the coaches there and it's a program on the rise. I like how they are always willing to fight for the win."
Sowell committed to Louisville over scholarship offers from Auburn, Clemson, LSU and others.
"It's a pretty firm commitment," he said of his pledge to the Cardinals.
Sowell, who made an unofficial visit with Clemson last weekend is planning an upcoming trip to see the Cardinals.
"I plan on getting up to Louisville as soon as I can," he said, adding that his trip will likely be for the weekend of the Syracuse game.
As a senior, the 6-foot-0, 200-pound back rushed for over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns.